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The Oki Islands

The Oki Islands

Lisa Wallin

The Oki Islands is a group of over 180 islands located in the Sea of Japan off the coast of Shimane Prefecture. Known for its fascinating..

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Takuhi Shrine

Takuhi Shrine

Rory Jackson

On Nishinoshima's highest mountain, Mt Takuhi, sits the island's oldest shrine, the Takuhi-Jinja. It's a 15 minute walk..

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Waterfalls of Tsuwano

Waterfalls of Tsuwano

Denes Perlaky

The waterfalls of Tsuwano are known for its high cliffs and crystal clear water. These scenic spots were often visited by domain..

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Kuniga Coastline 6

Kuniga Coastline

Rory Jackson

This majestic coastline is a series of cliffs, caves and stone pillars all making up the view for one of Japan's top 100 walking..

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Iwami Ginzan Silver Mines

Iwami Ginzan Silver Mines

Bryan Baier

Historically significant silver mines, a Living Japanese history lesson, and a great way to beat the the summer heat, and a slight..

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Lake Naka Umi

Lake Naka Umi

Kenji Chida

Lake Naka Umi is a large yet serene lake with a shoreline that runs through Shimane and Tottori.

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