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This is really nice place.
Actually, Shimane prefecture is not popular···.
However Izumo Taisya is very good place!!
Not many people, time is slowly, and people is so kind!!
Foreigner tourist should go here!!
The God here gives you good marriage partner.
Many youngsters worship here for their better half.
Sacred and peaceful, yet cheerful and colourful in a sense.
The mountains behind the shrine looks sacred also.
There are a lot of myths here.
The photo is the...More
I went in anticipation of the main shrine, but found myself much more interested in the older buildings and park surrounding it. The main building is interesting in design and the rope has an enormous presence, but I find older buildings and the beautiful nature...More
Izumo Taisha is the most famous shrine which enshrines Japanese ancient god, Okuninushi.
Some of the Japanese oldest myths are written about Izumo area, therefore, it is supposed that Izumo was the most prosper area in ancient Japan.
In these days, Okuninushi is very popular...More
Despite being one of the oldest shrines Izumo Taisha shrine is relatively quiet and un-spoilt and well worth a visit. You start by passing through a series of Torii and up a path, although only the gods are allowed to walk in the center. There...More
This place is sacred. We felt it as we made our way from the station to the main shrine. A tranquility settled on us, despite the busy-ness of the other tourists around us.
We walked through an ancient forest of trees, following the concrete path....More
The origins of Izumo Taisha are explained by Japanese mythology. Besides the main building of the ancient architecture style, it is also interesting to see a pair of building with 19 doors that all gods in Japan gather here in November. There is a big...More
Although quite a distance from our stay in Hiroshima, our relatives took us to the Izumo-taisha, said to be the oldest and most sacred of Shinto shrines in Japan. It was built before the year 950 and dedicated to Okuninushi, Shinto creator of Japan and...More
One of the most important religious sites in Japan, Izumo Taisha is located in rural Shimane prefecture - well off the main tourist path. With beautiful grounds and the lovely town of Taisha to explore nearby, Izumo Taisha is a must visit for anyone visiting...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...