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I·tsu·ku·shi·ma

 (ĭt′so͞o-ko͞o′shĭ-mə)
An island of southwest Japan in the Inland Sea southwest of Hiroshima. It is noted for its ancient Shinto shrine and scenic beauty.
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Hatsukaichi City is around 30 minutes from Hiroshima City by car, and likewise home to a World Unesco Heritage site, the Itsukushima Shrine.
It features more than 60 photos and diagrams showing the immediate effects of the bombing on the people and the city, the science behind the atomic bomb, the recovery and rebuilding of the city, and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial and Itsukushima Shrine, which are both World Heritage Sites.
The photoA[degrees] graphs will display not only Hiroshima's experience of the world's first nuclear bombing, but the city's reconstruction, internaA[degrees]tional conventions and visits of world leaders and Hiroshima prefecture's popular tourist attractions including two world heritage sites, namely the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, known as Genbaku Dome in Japan, and the Itsukushima Shrine.
We make our way inside the Itsukushima Shrine, handing our 300 yen admission fee in silver coins to female priests adorned in white blouses and pink slacks.
The "O-Torii" serves as the entrance to Itsukushima Shrine, built in the second half of the sixth century and remodeled in 1168.
Fuji, Google has also recommended users taking a peek at other UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Japan such as Himeji Castle, the old village at Shirakawa-go, the floating Itsukushima shrine, the pine forests of Yakushima, the subtropical Ogasawara Islands, and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial.
Trips would be offered in two nights, three days or three nights, four days, and would take travelers also to the World Heritage site Iwami Ginzan silver mine in Shimane Prefecture and the Itsukushima Shinto shrine in Hiroshima Prefecture known for the iconic offshore "floating" gate.
In addition, the company has also established a project to replace incandescent light bulbs with energy-saving LED lights at World Heritage sites in Japan, including Shirakawa-Go in Gifu Prefecture, Kiyomizu Temple in Kyoto, and Itsukushima Shrine in Hiroshima, as well as other World Heritage sites around the world, such as Prague Castle in the Czech Republic.
The real name of this island is itsukushima, but the shrine and its gate are so important in the Japanese psyche that it's become known over the years as miya(shrine) jima (island).
These are: in Kuwayahma Gyokushu's Gyokushu gashu (1790) for the paintings used to decorate rooms; in Watababe Hidemitsu Nagasaki Gajinden (prior to 1830) in connection to sword fittings; and in Okada Kiyoshi's Itsukushima homotsu zue (1842) in the context of describing the mountings for the Heiki Sutra.
Rosetsu's pictures Itsukushima Hakkei zu (16) consist of Itsukushima Shrine in the evening (Fig.
In Dubai nature brings little of the intrigue and subtlety that makes Falling Water or the Itsukushima Shrine so appealing.