The pleasure boat of "Horikawa-meguri" has come out from the Matsue castle side.The canal which surrounds a castle round about 3.7km is rotated in 50 minutes.This 50 minute pleasure cruise boat trip takes you around Matsue Castle. As you float along the canal you can enjoy the beautiful sights of Matsue Castle, the old Samurai Residence and Shiomi...more
Toyoko Inn is a hotel chain, so there are many of them throughout the nation. They are known for...more
Hakocho carries out the round tour of the field of the Shinji lake calmly.There are 6 operations in 1 day.This 60 minute cruise on Lake Shinji leaves from two departure points. The final departure, a sunset cruise, is particularly popular . If you watch from this boat, " Matsue-city" and "prefectural art museum", etc. you will give the fresh...more
The Maria Seido was built in the Otome Pass to remember the Christian martyrs who were tortured and killed here. Christianity was banned by the Tokugawa in the Edo Period. During that time, Christians (specifically Catholics) practiced in secrecy. The nation opened to foreign trade in 1856, and many Christians believed that Christianity was no...more
845-1 Terada, Tsuwano-cho, Shimane Prefecture, 699-5606, Japan
Good for: Couples
Tsuwano Castle was built by Yoshimi Noriyuki in the 13th century in order to protect the area from a Mongol invasion. The castle keep later burned down and the rest of the buildings were torn down in the 1870s during the Meiji Period. Today, only the castle walls remain, but the layout is impressive and very scenic, so it's still a highly...more
The Adachi Museum of Art contains the garden that the American Journal of Japanese Gardening considers to be the "Best Japanese Garden" (out of the gardens they viewed, not including any of the gardens Japan has deemed the top three). The garden is truly beautiful, and it is impressive that one man, Adachi Zenko, created it. It is a modern garden,...more
478-1 Furukawa-cho, Yasugi, Shimane Prefecture, 692-0064, Japan
Good for: Solo
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There are two different lines that travel to Izumo.If you are travelling from Matsue and wish to visit Izumo Shrine, the Ichibata Railway will take you within walking distance of the shrine.Alternatively, you can travel to Izumoshi Station (from the east or west). Ichibata Railway has a station here, as well, although it runs infrequently. There...more
Typical Japanese Western style 'business' hotel. Excellent staff and good clean rooms. Convenient...more
The way to pray at Izumo Shrine is different from the way you pray at all other shrines! It's not difficult, though. Instead of clapping twice, you clap four times. Why? This is because Izumo Shrine is associated with marriage, so you clap for yourself and for your partner (or future partner).more
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