for the fave on Itsukushima Tori and Shrinei. This torii is the gateway to the island of Miajima, which not merely sacred, it is considered a god due to the beautiful aura it radiates. Behind it, is Itsukushima Shrine which is a Shinto shrine on the island of Itsukushima (popularly known as Miyajima). The island itself is considered more than holy. It is considered to be a god. It is in the city of Hatsukaichi in Hiroshima Prefecture in Japan. At high tide, the ocean water laps at the decks of the shrine.