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As you all know, Japan has four beautiful seasons, but in Shimane, seasons are more distinctive. Which face of Shimane would you like to see?



Okuizumo Autumn Tour 2018

Easy access to enjoy autumn in Okuizumo in addition to the open-air sightseeing train!  Enjoy a…

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< EVENT > UMI KAGURA 15th & 16th 2018

Come and watch this special performance of Iwami Kagura, UMI KAGURA, on a quiet beautiful beach…

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2018 Summer Festivals in Shimane

2018 Summer Festivals in Shimane

Rows of food stalls, music performances and fireworks lighting up the night sky is how Japan ce…

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Spring Festivals in Shimane 2018

Matsue Castle Spring Festival Matsue Castle Festival 2018 Where:   Matsue Castle [map] When:   …

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[EVENT] Matsue “Musha Gyoretsu” Warrior ...

Watch as citizens dress up in elaborate costumes and parade around Matsue As winter comes to an…

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Once a year for one day, the streets of Matsue will become filled with green as food stalls lin…

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2017-2018 Shimane Snow Resorts Schedule

Japan has over 500 snow resorts from small to large throughout the nation. Of course, some are …

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wintering swans in Yasugi City

[Bird watching spot] 1,000 Swans Winteri ...

   01  About Swans in Nogi Plain Nogi Plain in Yasugi City is a great place for bird watch…

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【25-26 Nov.】INAKA illumination 2017 at t ...

INAKA Illumination is completely different from the flashy lights of the city. Here visitors en…

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Autumn Events in Shimane 2017

Matsue Suitoro Light up the Castle Town of Matsue Matsue Suitoro (Matsue Water Lantern Festival…

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2017 Summer Festivals in Shimane

Fireworks colouring the nights and rows of night stalls can be said as the Japanese summer trad…

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Spring Festivals in Shimane 2017

Matsue Castle Spring Festival Matsue Castle Festival 2017 Where:   Matsue Castle [map] When:   …

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