Special season of Miyajima is in red leaves in Autumn. Some areas of Miyajima were designated as a World Heritage Site in1996. Itsukushima Shrine, made with manner of Heian era palatial architecture, and Misen primeval forest, where there is still remaining natures called holy precinct have been registered as World Heritage Site since 1996.
Itsukushima Shrine is lit up at night. Also, the shrine's graceful scenery in the sacred atmosphere in the morning is magnificent and you cannot miss it. You should stay in Miyajima to experience majestic view. Omote-Sando shopping district is the main street from the port to Itsukushima Shrine and there are lots of souvenir shops on both sides of the street. Even now, 300 million travelers come here in a year.