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Seto Inland Sea: Miya-jima – Japan (1)

Seto Inland Sea: Miya-jima - Japan (1)

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Seto Inland Sea: Miya-jima (Japan). Miya-jima is an important Shinto shrine. The Itsukushima shrine was first built in AD 592 and rebuilt in 1168 in the same scale as today. The 16 m tall Torii gate, built in 1875, marked the entrance of the shrine and indicate that all the island forms the shrine. Miya island northern shore on 19 Nov. 2001.  

Copyright

Hubert Chanson, Civil Engineering, The University of Queensland, Australia

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