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Izumo Taisha Shrine

Izumo Taisha Shrine

The Great Shrine of Izumo Taisha, also known by its official name, Izumo Oyashiro, is located in the city of Izumo on the western edge of the Shimane..

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Yabusame Horse Archery Tsuwano

Yabusame Horse Archery Tsuwano

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Yabusame is a horse archery festival in Tsuwano, held on the second Sunday of April every year. The horse archery ground in Tsuwano..

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Lafcadio Hearn Memorial Museum

Lafcadio Hearn Memorial Museum

The Lafcadio Hearn Memorial Museum is dedicated to the British explorer who came to Japan in the 1800s. The museum opened in 1934, 30 years after Hearn's..

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En-musubi in the Izumo Region

En-musubi in the Izumo Region

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Izumo Taisha, or Izumo Grand Shrine, is one of the most famous and most significant Shinto shrines in Japan. Though the date of..

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Matsue Castle: A Reminder of the Past

Matsue Castle: A Reminder of the Past

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Matsue is a traditional castle town, with one of only twelve original remaining castles nationwide as its foremost symbol.

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Adachi Museum of Art

Adachi Museum of Art

Adachi is in the rural area of ​​Yasugi, tucked away between the dramatic Shimane Mountains in a long, flat valley. The Adachi Art Museum was founde..

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