Looking out towards Itsukushima Shrine from a stone sculpture.
If you have been to Miyajima and know the name of the sculpture and/or its significance, please tell me in a comment. My tour guide explained the lookout’s significance to me, but I was too busy taking photographs for the details to sink in.
A Shinto priest surveys the crowds at Itsukushima Shrine as shrine maidens help visitors select Omikuji (fortunes written on paper) and Omamori (protection amulets/talisman).
A member of a Hiroshima based samurai performance troupe demonstrates his swordsmanship on a warm winter day/Miyajima, Japan-2016年1月11日