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Other places famous for flowers Spots in Shimane Area

  • Peony Garden Daikonshima-Honjin
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    Shimane Pref. Matsueshi Yatsukachounyukou 441-1
    This is where visitors can enjoy viewing peony flowers and also see Tottori goldfish (Izumo nankin), known as swimming jewels and designated as a Natural Monument. The garden sells peony pot plants and Izumo nankin goldfish. Various other seasonal flowers can be enjoyed as well. The season for peonies is between mid-April to mid-May and between October and January.

    松江市街地に向かう海中道路のたもとにある牡丹園。大根島はかつて火山だったそうで、そこら中に溶岩の軽石が転がっていますが、それらを使った溶岩庭園が整備されています。出雲なんきんという特産の金魚の販売もしていました。

  • Gohonmatsu Park
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    Shimane Matsue-shi Mihonosekicho Mihonoseki
    This park is on a moderately high 100-130 meter above sea level park. The name comes from five pine trees that were once used as landmarks for ships. The current pines are the third generation of trees here. One of the trees was cut down by order of the domain lord, and this became the basis for the folk song Seki no Gohonmatsu (The barrier of five pine trees). There is a region planted with about 5,000 azaleas, making this one of the prefecture's leading such spots. The blooming season most years is from late April through early May. The azaleas in full bloom against the backdrop of Miho bay to the south, Yumigahama beach, and Nakaumi lake is a sight to behold.
  • Yoshida Park
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    Shimane Unnan-shi Yoshidacho Yoshida 4152-1
  • Hikawa Park no Azalea
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    Shimane Izumo-shi Hikawacho Naoe
  • Daikonjima Rose Land
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    Shimane Matsue-shi Yatsukacho Eshima 538-37
  • Tonomachi Horiwari
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    Shimane Kanoashi-gun Tsuwanocho Ushiroda Tonomachi Dori
  • Izumo Hirano no Tulip Hata
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    Shimane Izumo-shi Hikawacho Imazaike
  • Katakuri Jiseichi
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    Shimane Pref. Kanoashigunyoshikachou Higuchi
  • Yamazumi Shrine no Tsubaki
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    Shimane Kanoashi-gun Yoshikacho Sanada
  • Shima no Hoshiyama Tsubaki no Sato
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    Shimane Gotsu-shi Shimanohoshicho 122-1
  • Akana Shicchiseishokubutugunraku
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    Shimane Pref. Ishiguninanchou Shimoakana
  • Kamate Kaigan no Suisen
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    Shimane Masuda-shi Nishihirabaracho
  • Hime sunflower Gunseichi
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    Shimane Prefecture Oki-gun Nishinoshima Kivu
  • Yui Suisen no Sato
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    Shimane Oki-gun Okinoshimacho Yui
  • Tulip Hata
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    Shimane Yasugi-shi Hakatacho Higashimori 580
  • Sambesanno Soba
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    Shimane Pref. Odashi Sambechou
  • Akana Kankobotanen
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    Shimane Pref. Ishiguninanchou Kamiakana Mukoya
  • Imazaike Rural Park
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    Shimane Izumo-shi Hikawacho
  • Kannamiji Temple
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    Shimane Gotsu-shi Sakuraecho Sakamoto 3842-1
  • Tama Yugawa Tsutsumi
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    Shimane Matsue-shi Tamayucho Tamatsukuri

Shimane 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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