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March 1, 2004

Japan: Miyajima

Filed under: — Laurenz @ 5:58 am

miyajima or miya-jima (Japan, near Hiroshima), floating torii
Miyajima is renowned as one of the most beautiful attractions in Japan. In the background you can see the famous “floating torii”, the entrance to the Itsukushi Shrine, that stands inthe water at high tide.

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