Articles for the theme Temples and Shrines in Hiroshima


Ikari Jinja in Hiroshima


Wedged between two buildings, this green alley invites passers-by to escape from the urban bustle.

Mitakidera Temple

Mitakidera Temple

On a mountainside, three waterfalls flow into the forest; a deity would have been sheltered there. It does not take more than that for a temple to appear: the Mitakidera.

Peace Pagoda

Peace Pagoda

Sanctuary dedicated to world peace and contemplation, the Peace Pagoda dominates the entire city of Hiroshima from Mount Futaba, whose rise wooded slopes offer a very nice walk in any season.

Shirakami-sha in Hiroshima


Overshadowed by skyscrapers and other glass buildings, this Shinto shrine is responsible for a crossing between two ages.