Hiroshima/Miyajima Part Two, Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima

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Hiroshima/Miyajima Part Two, Itsukushima Shrine, Miyajima

Ferry to Miyajima After a one-hour rest break, I left for Miyajima, one of the three most beautiful sights in Japan, according to something someone famous said in the 17th century. Miyajima, the Heavenly Bridge near Kyoto, and Matsushima were the three most beautiful sights in Japan. To this day, they’re all “must see” places.

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Hiroshima/Miyajima Part One, Hiroshima Peace Park and Museum

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Hiroshima/Miyajima Part One, Hiroshima Peace Park and Museum

I had a big day in Hiroshima and Miyajima today. I started off with a trip to what they call “The A-Bomb Dome.” (The Genbaku Dome if you want to say it in Japanese.) It’s a famous building that was still standing after the U.S. dropped the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Other buildings were left

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