On Miyajima, lighting up is done every day (30 minutes after sunset), mainly in Itsukushima Jinja (厳島神社).
Let's see Miyajima of a fantastic night and forget the bustle and tiredness during the day!
This is a picture after 18:00 pm. * Mid July
we will glad you when refered in sight-seeing.
All the photos are taken in the "sunset mode" of the camera.
There were many foreign tourists on this day.
Everyone was quietly waiting for the sunset. * Around 18:40.
Ōtorii (大鳥居) lit by the sunset.
Quietly... People who look at the Ōtorii (大鳥居).
These are few part of many 'lighting up of Miyajima' photos.
A sunset that shines into the center of the Ōtorii (大鳥居).
Many people gather for this place to take pictures. So it's a bit dangerous.
This is the shore opposite. You can go through the street behind Itsukushima Jinja (厳島神社).
It took more than an hour until the sunset darkened. * Mid July
There were people who went home without waiting until the lighting up.
Sensor will sense darkness and lighting will start.
Therefore, the lighting time changes with the day.
On this day, the surrounding lighting began around 19:40.
All the pictures are taken in the "night view mode" of the camera.
The back street of Itsukushima Jinja (along the river) is very dark.
At night, a "Yakatabune (Houseboat)" passing under the Otorii will depart.
After 20:00, the number of people decreased.
This is the place where a lot of people gathered to see the sunset.
Foreign tourists watching smartphones in the dark.
The light in the vicinity of the torii of Omotesando is illuminated a little. But the other roads are dark.
Yakatabune (Houseboat) after 20:00 are very popular.
* Yakatabune (Houseboat) after 19:00 seems to be empty.
photographed on July. 2016.
If you come to Hiroshima, please look at the lighting in Miyajima by all means!
[HIROSHIMA] Miyajima (宮島)
- Address : Miyajima, Hatsukaichi-shi, Hiroshima
- Phone : 0829-30-9141
- Time ： JR Miyajima ferry >> to Miyajima first 6:25am / from Miyajima final 20: 15
Miyajima Matsudai Steamship >> to Miyajima first 7:15am / from Miyajima final 22:14
- Access : Get off at JR-Line "Miyajimaguchi Station (宮島口駅)" >> get on a ferry (10 minutes)
Miyajima Official Website - Japan *English
Miyajima Matsudai Kisen Tourist Ship *English
[MIYAJIMA] Miyajima Light-up cruise
- Phone : 0829-44-0888 (Reservations should be made 2 hours in advance!)
- Time ： 17:55, 18:35, 19:15, 19:55, 20:35, 21:15
- Boarding fee : Adult (More than 12 years old) 1,600yen , Children (+5～12 years old） 800yen
Miyajima Light-up Cruise *English