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Arakiya (荒木屋)


Soba / Udon

Continuing for over 200 years since the late Edo period, Arakiya is the Izumo soba shop with the longest history. It is located in a quiet residential area and features a folksy, relaxed interior. Carefully chosen local Izumo soba flour is placed in a stone mill, quality well water is added, and round herring dashi (soup stock) is used to create the elegant taste. While soba supplies last. Approximately 10 minutes on foot from Taisha Station on the Ichibata Electric Railway.


Shimane Pref. Izumoshi Taishachoukidukihigashi 409-2 (Izumo / Iwami GinzanArea)

phone 0853532352

11:00-17:00 (finished as soon as sold out)

Review of Arakiya

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Reviewed:2020/02/11 Delicious handmade soba from a 230-year old soba restaurant!
This soba restaurant serves amazing handmade Japanese soba noodles. You can get them hot or cold. I ordered the 3 tiered cold soba served 3 ways. The one with the raw egg was my absolute favorite...
Reviewed:2017/05/15 Famous Soba Restaurant
Our knowledgeable relatives took us to a famous soba restaurant in Izumo, just a few blocks from Izumo-taisha. Arakiya specializes in soba, a noodle made from buckwheat, which is a seed, not a grain...
Reviewed:2016/03/05 Delicious Soba near Izumotaisha
We came here for lunch on a Saturday before visiting Izumo Taisha. There was a slight line, but we only waited about 20 minutes, and it was totally worth the wait!

I got the soba set that came with...

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Shimane Pref. Izumoshi Taishachoukidukihigashi 409-2 [map]
Izumo / Iwami GinzanArea
11:00-17:00 (finished as soon as sold out)
Wednesday (The next day for Public holidays)
Parking Lot
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Vegetarian Menu
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English Menu

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          Shimane Areas


          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.