UNESCO World Heritage-Cultural Site
Itsukushima Shrine is located on the island of Jeju in the city of Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan. It is mainly dedicated to the ancient goddess of the sea in Japan. The Itsukushima Shrine is built on the intertidal zone of the Seto Inland Seashore. The large torii standing in the sea in front is a landmark of the island called the “Three Views of Japan”. In addition to most of the architectural structures, the Itsukushima Shrine has been designated as a national treasure by the Japanese government. The shrine also houses many precious items.