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  • Izumo Oyashiro
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    3.5
    3 Reviews
    Shrine
    Shimane Pref. Izumoshi Taishachoukidukihigashi 195

    出雲大社には、大鳥居、勢溜の鳥居、松の参道の鳥居、4つ目の銅の鳥居の4つの鳥居があります。この銅の鳥居をくぐると、もうすぐ本殿です。

  • Matsue Castle
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    4.5
    1440 Reviews
    Historical Monument
    Shimane Pref. Matsueshi Tonomachi 1-5

    I never heard about Matsue Castle, but when I visited it for the first time, I surprised by the nice view in front of the castle. Inside the castle, there are many real treasures such as Samurai...

  • Yaegaki Jinja Shrine
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    4.5
    438 Reviews
    Shrine
    Shimane Pref. Matsueshi Sakusachou 227

    Famous for relationships (marriage) and its Japanese legends background. A beautiful holy place. There’re penis statue.

  • Shimane Aquas Aquarium
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    4.5
    137 Reviews
    Aquarium
    Shimane Pref. Hamadashi Kushirochou 1117-2

    元気な子供たちにぴったり 入場料は他の水族館と同様に高いのですが、十分遊べるため高いと思いませんでした。 雨でも風でも館内を走り回れますし、迷子の心配も少ないと思います。 近くに大きなアスレチックがあってそちらでもしっかり遊べます。年中さんくらいなら一人で滑り台ができそうです。 Entrance fee is not cheap same as other aquariums. But I...

  • Miho-jinja Shrine
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    4.5
    209 Reviews
    Shrine
    Shimane Pref. Matsueshi Mihonosekichoumihonoseki 608

    Authentic Japanese style shrine with interesting Japanese wooden architecture work. Ambience similar sacred. Very good Japnese snacks around the shrine. And very nice peer view too.

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.

Shimane Photo Album