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Izumo Magatama no Sato Museumいずも まがたまの里 伝承館


This Izumo magatama-themed sightseeing facility is about a five-minute walk from JR Tamatsukuri-Onsen Station. Tamatsukuri has long been known as Japan’s capital for magatama/stone production, and it is written in the Kojiki (Records of Ancient Matters) that Susanoo-no-mikoto slew the serpent Yamata no Orochi and offered a magatama fashioned in Tamatsukuri to the goddess Amaterasu. The Magatama Museum teaches visitors about the history of the magatama and information about natural stones. The main attraction is the blue meno (agate) magatama, which weighs in at over 75 kilograms. There’s also a workshop where artisans can teach you how to make your own magatama and personal seals. The adjoining restaurant offers a great view of Lake Shinji.


Shimane Pref. Matsueshi Tamayuchouyumachi 1755-1

phone 0852622288

8:00-17:30 (Experience reception until 16:00)

Review of Izumo Magatama no Sato Traditional Museum

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Reviewed:2017/03/08 Stone of luck, love, and longevity
This is the only place in Japan that cut and carve stone into a comma shape called Magatama. It is somehow looks like yin and yang. Magatama has been worn as aun amulet to protect the warlords from...
Reviewed:2018/10/16 勾玉製作体験ができる
Reviewed:2018/08/31 とりあえず楽しめますが。。。

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8:00-17:30 (Experience reception until 16:00)
open everyday
[Handjob creation experience] 800 yen (Including material cost and learning expenses)
Parking Lot
Credit Card
Available(VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX)

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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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