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Saturday, October 1, 2016

Otorii at Itsukushima Shrine

This giant gate in the water is one of Japan's most famous icons. It's a little off the beaten tourist path (in Hiroshima), so this was my first time there after almost 30 trips to Japan. This view is towards Itsukushima Island across a small strait from the mainland. At low tide (in this photo) you can walk to the gate, and many people are doing just that.

Taken in Hiroshima, Japan

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PictureCode: 914243

PictureCode: 914243
Location: Chugoku
Keywords: Torii, Shrines

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