Itsukushima Shrine

Corridor (Kairo)

Corridor (Kairo)

Mikasahama

Lanterns & Great Torii

Lanterns & Great Torii

Shinomiya Shrine

Momijidani Park

Momijidani Park

Istukushima Shrine

By night, for Tanomosan Festival

By night, for Tanomosan Festival

View from Daishoin Temple

2d floor of Maniden Hall

2d floor of Maniden Hall

Mt. Misen top

with a view on Seto Inland Sea islands

with a view on Seto Inland Sea islands

Tahoto Pagoda

in the green foliage

in the green foliage

Primeval forest

View from the ropeway

View from the ropeway

Treasure Hall

Housed herein are some 4,000 valuable items – fine arts and crafts, historical materials, armory, Noh masks, musical instruments etc., mostly used by the top figures of the Heike Clan, a dominant politico-military family in the feudal days.

Treasure Hall

Ancient armor

Ancient armor

Among them are about 130 pieces of national treasures, important cultural assets, including 32 volumes of Heike Clan’s Buddhist sutras. On display are part of the collection and a reproduction of the sutras.

The large root at the entrance is a part of the roots of the camphor which was used for the main pillar of the great Torii when the gate was repaired in 1951.