Traveling to historical and cultural spots in Shimane
From Hiroshima To Shimane by a Rental Car
Tokyo International Airport
You can arrive in Japan at this airport.
You rent a car at this airport.
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.
Soba noodle making workshop for lovers of local cuisine
Soba (buckwheat noodles) is one of Okuizumo's local foods. You can experience the genuine soba making process from start to finish under the skilled instruction of a skilled soba chef. Soba that you have made with your own hands will be the best-tasting soba you have ever had.
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.
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.
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
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.
A ghost story tour of Matsue
Shiomi Sowemon, a samurai who has survived to the modern-day, will give you a deeper look at Matsue on a tour that socuses on your specific interests. He has overseas experience, having lived in Turkey for 6 years. He'll be happy to provide guided tours in English.
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.
TAMATSUKURI HOT SPRING
ESHIMA OHASHI BRIDGE
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.
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.
Macrobiotic food for health, beauty, and long life
The meals here use the safe and worry-free ingredients that are the blessings of San’in’s natural environment. Shimane Prefecture and Okuizumo are called the holy ground for macrobiotic foods. There is a relaxed macrobiotic course where you can also enjoy the bounties of the San’in sea, or a strict vegetarian macrobiotic course that uses no animal products whatsoever. Vegetarian, vegan, and halal meals are all available.
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