National Geographic : 1933 Mar
Photograph byW. Robert Moore A SACRED ISLAND WITH A DISTINCTIVE TORII Miyajima is one of the famous "scenic trio," and formerly every effort was made to prevent birth or deathoccurring onitssoil. The side supports of the torii which fronts the island distinguish it from the usual type. Tame deer wander among the stately pinesand stone lanterns lining the water's edge and beg rice cakes from the visitors.