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COVID-19 Information Updates

*Updated 6/30* Coronavirus in Shimane Pr ...

There currently is an outbreak of a novel coronavirus all over the world, centering around Wuhan City, Hubei P…

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Cycling pass Yomegashima

Cycling through Shimane

“The route less traveled in Shimane” There are many ways to travel through Shimane. We’ve ta…

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Iwami Kagura "Shoki" Poster

The Iwami Kagura Performance "Shoki"

Message from Iwami Tourism Promotion Committee. “The novel coronavirus is having an impact on big cities…

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sea kayaking

Useful links for travelling in the Oki I ...

Let’s go out for the unique island adventure! The Oki Islands are made up of 4 main islands and several …

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Shimane Wagyu

Shimane Brand Wagyu Beef

History of Wagyu Beef in Shimane Shimane wagyu cattle were not actually used for their meat originally. When T…

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Shimanean magazine spread

The Shimanean: Stories from our CIR's

Twice a year, spring/summer and autumn/winter, CIRs (Coordinators for International Relations) visit places th…

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Strawberry picking

2020 Strawberry Picking

🍓With the start of the new year comes the season of strawberry picking.  Why not try strawberry pickin…

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Sakura from Kisuki

2020 Cherry Blossom Season and Popular S ...

According to the Cherry Blossom Forecast by Weather Map (3/2/2020), the 2020 cherry blossom season starts 3/20…

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Japanese Garden Masuda

TOP 50 Japanese Gardens of 2019

Japanese Garden Rankings by Sukiya Living  In December of 2019, the U.S. magazine Sukiya Living (The Journal o…

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Kotobiki Forest Park Chair Lift

2019-2020 Shimane Ski Resorts Informatio ...

As we get closer to winter and it starts to get colder, staying indoors with friends and enjoying a nice hot p…

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Shimane Discount Information Oki Islands

Discount Information for International V ...

32 Nishinoshima Furusato-kan (西ノ島ふるさと館) This exhibition hall contains information on the nature and lifestyle …

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Shimane Discount Information Iwami

Discount Information for International V ...

The Iwami region lies in the west of Shimane, stretching from the mountains to the sea with an abundance of na…

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