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Highlight of this shrine are the biggest Shimenawa and grandest Torii (stone) in Japan, also the myth of the dedicated god Okuninushi, who is famous for being the origin of the Emperors of Japan and Shinto shrine.
We started the visit from dinning at the...More
This area is tranquil and have beautiful foresty grounds of a shrine. There's souvenir market street connect to the entrance of the shrine as "shrine town". In old times, Japanese people visited a shrine and temple as a part of their holiday trip for a...More
I visited the Shrine as part of a comprehensive tour of Shimane with a Japanese speaking friend. The Shrine was the only place we saw westerners during our entire trip. The Shrine itself is wonderful from the gardens with Rabbits pounding mochi (it was Autumn)...More
I've been wanting to go here for a while now--since I've studied Japanese history, myths, and legends. Izumo Taisha is known for en-musubi (bonding of fates), so you will see a lot of items, such as the omamori (luck-bringing amulet), geared towards marriage and fate...More
Walked through the gardens towards the temples. There are lots of little rabbit statutes around the grounds and there is a legend around the rabbits and the monks.
There are some interesting areas to find and enjoy the calmness of the temple. There is an...More
We trekked out to the Izumo Taisha from Matsue on the cute little train from Matsue-Shinjiko-Onsen, with one timed change of train.
A 1km walk from the station in Izumo is the shrine complex. There is a broad avenue leading up the shrine, with part...More
i spent 1.5hrs to walk around Izumo-tasha, then took 30mins for shopping in a town. a local train connected between izumo taisha sta to Matsue city and it took 1.5hrs. but trains operated only once every hour, so you should... More
i spent 1.5hrs to walk around Izumo-tasha, then took 30mins for shopping in a town. a local train connected between izumo taisha sta to Matsue city and it took 1.5hrs. but trains operated only once every hour, so you should check train time table when you arrive in Izumo taisha town. To Adachi museum, shuttle bus are operated very 30mins from JR Yasugi sta. but it take 1hr from Matsue sta to Yasugi sta. i think it would be a bit busy plan...