Izumo Taisha Shrine

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Izumo Taisha
Izumo Taisha (Photo: Izumo Taisha – Gordon / CC BY-SA 2.0)

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 Peninsula. As one of the most famous and important shrines in the country, Izumo Taisha is celebrated by many people each year, both visited from Japan as well as from abroad.



195 Taishacho Kizukihigashi, Izumo, Shimane 699-0701 (Map) (Directions)

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