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Sakura Season at Matsue Castle Park

Sakura Season at Matsue Castle Park

Mar 20th - Apr 4th

Designated as one of Japan's Top 100 Cherry Tree viewing spots, Matsue Castle Park is a delight during spring. Around 200 sakura..

Shimane 4 Free
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..

Shimane 4
Aquas Aquarium

Aquas Aquarium

JJ Walsh

Aquas is a great aquarium- local fish in spectacular tanks, seal and beluga shows and a fun adventure playground next door, white..

Shimane 1
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..

Shimane 5
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..

Shimane 1
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..

Shimane 11