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

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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.

place

Shimane Pref. Matsueshi Tamayuchouyumachi 1755-1

phone 0852622288
place

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
1階は勾玉製作コーナーとお土産売り場、2階はレストラン。勾玉製作はすでに削り出した石を磨くだけだったが珍しい体験だった。石が柔らかくて割れやすいので、小さな子供にはあまり向いてないかもしれない。2階のレストランは懐石料理のような料理を頂いた。蒸篭蒸しの野菜がとても美味しい。宍道湖を一望でき、景色が良かった。
Reviewed:2018/08/31 とりあえず楽しめますが。。。
砂の中から石を探す宝探しは30分で大人800円。シャカリキ探したらそれなりに明らかに違う色ツヤ形の石をゲットしました。しかしそのあとがショック。ひとりひとりの獲得ブツをはかりの上に。メモリ見て、何個かの別の石を追加。つまり参加者全員の獲得重量を均等にしてるってことでしょ!?必死になって探した苦労はぁ・・・。ま、楽しかったけど。
ブレスレットを作れます。手首の長さを測ったら、あとは自分の好きな石を好...

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Address

Shimane Pref. Matsueshi Tamayuchouyumachi 1755-1 [map]

Phone

0852622288

Hours
8:00-17:30 (Experience reception until 16:00)
Closed
open everyday
Fees
[Handjob creation experience] 800 yen (Including material cost and learning expenses)
Parking Lot
Available(40spaces)
Credit Card
Available(VISA, MasterCard, JCB, AMEX)

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          There is no Station nearby. There is no Bus Stop nearby. There is no Parking nearby. There is no IC nearby.

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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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