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Hiking / Walking Spots in Shimane Area

  • Hinomisaki Promenade
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shimane Pref. Izumoshi Taishachouhinomisaki
    "The area around the ""Izumo Hinomisaki Lighthouse"", certified as one of the ""100 World Historic Lighthouses"", is a recommended place for a walk overlooking the superb view of the Izumo Matsushima Islands and the beautiful sunset. It is also one of ""Japan's 100 natural locations"" where visitors can enjoy the beautiful scenery. "
  • Nishi no Hara
    Travel / Tourism
    Shimane Oda-shi Sanbecho
  • Kita no Hara
    Travel / Tourism
    Shimane Oda-shi
  • kuninomeishotennenkinembutu kenritushizen Park oninoshitaburui
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Shimane Pref. Nitagunokuizumochou Minari , Takao

Shimane Main Areas

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What Shimane prefecture lacks in size and population, it makes up for in scenery and ancient mythology. Izumo-taisha, in the middle of the prefecture, is said to be Japan's oldest Shinto shrine, where stories that delve into the creation of the Japanese race have been passed down over centuries. The 180 Oki Islands, a 40-minute ferry ride north of Sakaiminato, offer an undiscovered paradise well off the beaten track.

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