MODEL ROUTE

From Hiroshima To Shimane by a Rental Car

DAY 1

10:00HIROSHIMA AIRPORT


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12:00OKUIZUMO

12:15

ONI-NO SHITABURUI GORGE

Oni no Shitaburui is a scenic and picturesque gorge in the mountains of Okuizumo.Though quite remote it is surprisingly accessible via a barrier-free boardwalk that runs the length of the dramatic gorge.

0 yen

13:00OKUIZUMO TATARA SWORD MUSEUM

14:00OKUIZUMO


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15:15IZUMO TAISHA

15:30

IZUMO TAISHA

Izumo Taisha Grand Shrine is dedicated to Ōkuninushi no ōkami, famously known as the deity of en musubi, making the connections which bind us all together. This, of course, includes romantic relationships but also involves friendships, family, and even chance encounters.

0 yen

16:30IZUMONO-en

17:00INASA BEACH

18:30IZUMO

DAY 2

10:00IZUMO TAISHA

10:30COTTON ROAD

11:50

MATSUE VOGEL PARK

Located north of Lake Shinji, Matsue Vogel Park is one of only a number of flower and bird gardens in Japan. Thousands of different kinds of begonia and fuchsia bloom all year round in one of the world’s largest greenhouses.

1500 yen

13:20

MATSUE CASTLE

Built over a five-year span between 1607 and 1611, Matsue Castle’s keep is one of only 12 castle keeps across Japan that is still in their original state. Additionally, it was designated as a national treasure in 2015, making it one of only five castle keeps to have such a designation

680 yen

14:30

HORIKAWA PLEASURE BOAT

Matsue retains a canal system and townscape with 400-year-old character, and this 50-minute boat tour is the quintessential way to see them.

1500 yen

18:00

TAMATSUKURI HOT SPRING

Matsue’s Tamatsukuri Hot Springs have a history of more than 1200 years, and were recorded in a local record of the area written at the time, which said that the waters there have the power to make your skin look younger and cure any ailment.

500 yen

19:00TAMAYU

DAY 3

9:00TAMATSUKURI HOT SPRING


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10:00ESHIMA OHASHI BRIDGE

10:40

YUUSHIEN

Yuushien Garden is one of the most splendid Japanese gardens with seasonal flowers, trees, ponds, waterfalls, and paving stones creatively organized over 40,000 beautiful square-meters.

800 yen

12:30

ADACHI MUSEUM OF ART

This museum’s impressive collection includes its Modern Japanese Art Collection. A visit to the Adachi Museum of Art will give you a glimpse into Japanese art sensibilities, from both highly-detailed artworks to the large-scale natural beauty of the gardens.

2300 yen

16:20HIROSHIMA STATION

16:30HIROSHIMA