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In Miyajima, illuminations take place every day around Itsukushima Shrine which became a World Heritage Site. Please enjoy "Miyajima" of another world with the sound of the wave, taking a break from the daytime hustle and bustle.

Period Basically open throughout the year

※It might stop temporarily by events in Itsukushima Shrine. Please ask us about detailed schedule.

Time From 30 minutes after sunset to 11:00 p.m.
Place Grand Gate, Main Sanctuary of Itsukushima Shrine, Five-storied pagoda, Tahoto pagoda, approach and stone lanterns along Nishi-matsubara

The illuminations are usually watched from land, but it can be seen from the sea as well. You can approach around the Grand Gate by ship if the tide is high.
Please ask following both companies about service plans in detail.