Itsukushima

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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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That's what chef Wei Ren did when he traveled to Osaka, Japan, to attend Miyajima Ramen School.
The following day we took a ferry to Miyajima island, home of the World Heritage Site Itsukushima Shrine, where its gateway (torii) looks as if it's rising out of the sea.
If you've got time, hop on a ferry over to Miyajima island to see the famous "floating" torii (the gateway of a shrine).
Hajime Arai and Masakazu Miyajima, Department of Neurosurgery, Juntendo University, for collaboration with the iNPH research, and Drs.
A not-to-be missed spot is the island of Miyajima, which is just a short ferry ride from mainland Hiroshima.
The acquisition includes work by all of the artists who collaborated on the project: Richard Artschwager, John Baldessari, Larry Bell, Ross Bleckner, Louise Bourgeois, Pol Bury, Chuck Close, Marisol Escobar, Al Held, Roy Lichtenstein, Anne McCoy, Tatsuo Miyajima, Malcolm Morley, Eric Orr, Larry Rivers, Dorothea Rockburne, Ed Ruscha, Robert Ryman, Richard Smith, and James Turrell.
Whether it's camels carrying tourists along Tottori's sand dunes facing the Sea of Japan, Instagram-ready deer roaming in front of the O-Torii grand gate of Miyajima Island, or samurais for hire (for events, at least) fronting the world-famous Matsue Castle, Western Japan offers a fresh glimpse of a centuries-old culture that more and more visitors are exploring.
I noticed digital numbers buried in the floor, an iconic piece by Japanese contemporary artist Tatsuo Miyajima, as we walked towards the entrance, and then once inside we were greeted by another major piece by Japanese artist Kohei Nawa.
1 MIYAJIMA ISLAND, JAPAN The Great Torii Gate JUST off Miyajima Island in Hiroshima Bay, this giant orange gate is a Shinto shrine, created in the 12th century to honour the three daughters of Susanoo no Mikoto (the Shinto god of seas and storms).
A must visit here is the Peace Memorial Park and Museum - but you can also visit Miyajima Island using a pass on the ferry.
Akira Miyajima, general manager, communications product business division, Panasonic Marketing Middle East and Africa (PMMAF), said: "Consistent with our aim of bringing a better life for our customers in the Middle East, we will keep innovating by creating high quality solutions and products built upon our 100 years of technological expertise."
Miyajima S, Shirai A, Yamamoto S, Okada N, Matsushita T.