Torii - A Gate to Heaven

Category: Sense of Place


Photo and caption by Swapnali Mathkar

Miyajima , an ancient island near Hiroshima , Japan. This island said to be The Land of Gods. Torii -The gate standing in the sea is made of wood and looks like it is floating on the waters during high time. This Torii is the gate to Itsukushima shrine - A Unesco world heritage site.

Location: Miyajima, Japan


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