Category: Shimane

  • Izumo Taisha

    Izumo Taisha

    The province of Izumo is one of the oldest areas of Japan and has an abundance of legends and myths. It is therefore known as the “Province of the Gods” in Japan. In the tenth lunar month of each year, legend has it that all of the gods from all over the country come back […]

  • Matsue: Beautiful Lakes, Gardens And Original Castle

    Matsue: Beautiful Lakes, Gardens And Original Castle

    Known as “The Water City”, Matsue is built mainly around Lake Shinji, the seventh-largest lake in Japan, and many of the best attractions are located on or near the shores of the lake. If you go to the International Tourist Center, located just outside of Matsue station, there are many brochures in English and other […]