Gate, Shrine

The submerged Torii of Miyajina at sunrise ?

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  • Torii of Miyajina ? gate to Itsukushima jinja, a Shinto shrine, submerged at high tide
  • one of the Three Views of Japan attributed to the XVIIth century Neo-Confucian philosopher Hayashi Razan
  • in place since 1168, the current Torii dates from 1875
  • on the island of Itsukushima, popularly known as Miyajima, in the western part of the Inland Sea of Japan, northwest of Hiroshima Bay