Row pass Torri Gate- Itsukushima Shrine (厳島神社 Itsukushima-jinja) is a Shinto shrine on the island of Itsukushima (popularly known as Miyajima), best known for its "floating" torii gate. It is in the city of Hatsukaichi in Hiroshima Prefecture in Japan.
This is the Amakashi ni Imasu Shrine (甘樫坐神社), an old shrine dating back to 6th century. Empress Suiko (推古天皇), the 33rd Empress of Japan, is thought to have lived in this area for some time before moving to the Imperial Palace of Owarida. An ancient ritual, Kukadachi (盟神探湯) or “Trial by Ordeal” was held here in olden times. Emperor Ingyō (允恭天皇) was the 19th emperor of Japan. #AmakashiniImasuShrine, #甘樫坐神社, #EmpressSuiko, #推古天皇, #Kukadachi, #盟神探湯, #AsukaMura, #明日香村, #Nara,