Shimane-ken Travel Guide

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Matsue

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  • Horikawa Sightseeing Boat

    Matsue Transportation

    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...

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  • Tokyu Inn Matsue

    Matsue Hotels

    Toyoko Inn is a hotel chain, so there are many of them throughout the nation. They are known for...

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  • Pleasure Boat Shinji-lake " Hakucho "

    Matsue Transportation

    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...

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Tsuwano

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  • Maria Seido

    Tsuwano Things to Do

    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...

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  • Hotel Sky Hill Tsuwano

    Tsuwano Hotels

    845-1 Terada, Tsuwano-cho, Shimane Prefecture, 699-5606, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Tsuwano Castle Ruins

    Tsuwano Things to Do

    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...

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Izumo

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  • Kandoji Temple

    Izumo Things to Do

    Kandoji Temple is the 23rd temple of the Chugoku Thirty-Three Temple Kannon Pilgrimage. It has had a relationship with Izumo Shrine since hundreds of years ago. It's a small temple. It is a rather small temple that is probably only of interest to those doing the pilgrimage. There are only a few buildings here and a temple bell. It's one of the...

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  • Izumo Green Hotel Morris

    Izumo Hotels

    2-3-4 Ekiminamimachi, Izumo, Shimane Prefecture, 693-0003, Japan

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Getting to Izumo

    Izumo Transportation

    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...

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Yasugi

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  • Adachi Museum of Art

    Yasugi Things to Do

    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,...

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  • Saginoyuso

    Yasugi Hotels

    478-1 Furukawa-cho, Yasugi, Shimane Prefecture, 692-0064, Japan

    Good for: Solo

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