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Torii, Itsukushima Shrine

Posted by
Daryl Johnson (Worcester Park, United Kingdom) on 7 July 2010 in Architecture and Portfolio.

...the shrine's torii gate is the famous sight that greets visitors to Miyajima island, and is, of course, what the schoolchildren in the previous few days' images were taking photos of.

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Hoshisato from Ealing, United Kingdom

Great composition, nice and rich colours!

7 Jul 2010 5:45am

@Hoshisato: Thanks Hoshisato!

KIJI from Valenciennes, France

unexpected view of this famous torii!
I love it :)

7 Jul 2010 6:55am

@KIJI: Thanks KIJI!

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

simple & effective! Love the splashing colour of the torii!

7 Jul 2010 7:47am

@daniela scharnowski: Thanks daniela!

Eleftheria from Athens, Greece

Very nice!

7 Jul 2010 8:09am

@Eleftheria: Thanks Eleftheria!

Richard Standley from Carquefou, France

Simply wonderful. Well done indeed!

7 Jul 2010 9:31am

@Richard Standley: Cheers Richard!

Xerophytes from London, United Kingdom


The red color is just so perfect in a near clear white background!!

7 Jul 2010 11:21am

@Xerophytes: Thanks Xerophytes!

vu@granby from Granby, Québec, Canada

Good job!

7 Jul 2010 5:21pm

@vu@granby: Merci beaucoup!

jlm from Västerås, Sweden

I just find those torii beautiful.

7 Jul 2010 6:30pm

@jlm: Thanks jlm!

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A very cool shot of this elegant "floating" torii.

8 Jul 2010 12:00am

@Steve Rice: Cheers Steve!

Fusao from Tokyo, Japan

really beautiful red on white. it's spiritual.

9 Jul 2010 4:05pm

@Fusao: Cheers Fusao!

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

They have a most impressive shape these torii, wherever I find thrills me!

10 Jul 2010 8:22am

@Japanalia: Thanks Gabriela!