From hidden wonders to ancient shrines, grand bridges and island vistas, here’s 7 of the most instagrammable spots in Setouchi, Japan.
Setouchi sits to the west of Kyoto, encompassing the Seto Inland Sea and its 3,000 islands, which is one of the most prominent multi-island seas in the world.
Setouchi includes the seven prefectures of Hyogo, Okayama, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi, Tokushima, Kagawa and Ehime and is extremely photogenic. From hidden wonders to iconic gems, including ancient shrines, grand bridges and island vistas.
Here’s seven of the most instagrammable spots in the region:
1 Itsukushima shrine
Location: Miyajima, Hiroshima Prefecture, Setouchi, Japan
Northeast of Hiroshima bay lies Miyajima, an island known for its enchanting forests and ancient temples. Its top attraction however is the Itsukushima Shrine’s “floating” torii gate.