Visiting Historical and Natural Sights in Shimane
From Hiroshima To Shimane by Trains and Bus
Tokyo International Airport
You can arrive in Japan at this airport.
RYUGENJI MINE SHAFT
Ryugenji Mabu was developed in 1715 under the supervision of Omori Magistrate, and of its length of 600 m, 273 m is open to the public.
Iwami-Ginzan Flagship Store
Gungendo provides a lifestyle connected to food, clothing, and shelter. Based in a renovated traditional Japanese house in Omori Town that is 170 years old, Gungendo has an inner courtyard rich with green, and you can shop for clothes, bedding, and general goods, or enjoy local seasonal flavors in a meal at the cafe. Come by Gungendo and relax to your heart's content.
Now Ōmori Town is attracting attention, not only in Japan but from around the world, as a model town for sustainable development. After its selection as a World Heritage Site, the area did not shift to tourism; instead, the everyday lives of the residents continue as they always have in an area that preserves an Edo Period townscape.
OODA (WATCHING NIGHT KAGURA)
Kagura is a collection of dances and music that originally began as rituals performed by shrine priests at shrines dedicated to local deities. Kagura was performed to give thanks for bountiful harvests during annual fall festivals.
TONOMACHI STREET (TSUWANO)
Known as “the little Kyoto of San'in”, Tsuwano is famous as a former castle town. Within the Tonomachi area of Tsuwano, the oldest remnants of that castle town atmosphere can still be found.
TAIKODANI INARI SHRINE
Counted among one of the five largest Inari shrines in Japan, Taikodani Inari Shrine in Tsuwano is a known as a shrine for good luck, driving away evil, and good fortune in business.
SHIN YAMAGUCHI STATION
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Feeling Nature and Experiencing Japanese Traditions in Tottori
From Kansai Airport To Tottori by Trains