Example sentences for: itsukushima

How can you use “itsukushima” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Also known as Itsukushima after its celebrated waterfront shrine, Miyajima island is one of Japan’s most popular travel destinations.

  • To take in the sight of the great shrine against the glorious setting sun, spend the night at one of Miyajima’s many Japanese-style hotels and inns, preferably a family-run ryokan or pension (see page 228).After dinner, don your cotton yukata robe and pad out the short distance back to the Itsukushima Shrine.

  • Even if you feel you’ve seen enough Japanese temples, you will certainly be moved by the striking beauty of the bright red camphorwood arch of Itsukushima Shrine rising 16 m (52 ft) out of the sea in front of the low, brilliant vermilion buildings, themselves raised above the water by stilts.

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