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First time to Shimane? Then, this is the place where you must visit here. Though your visit to Shimane counts more than one time, there may be new idea for you.
COVID-19 Information Updates

*Updated 5/29* 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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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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Matsue Castle

Matsue Castle (National Treasure)

If you are interested in Japanese history or castles, you may already know that there are many castles around …

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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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Yuushien 2019 Illumination Front

Yuushien Garden's End of the Year Illumi ...

Yuushien Garden is known for its all-year-round blooming peonies, healthy Korean ginseng, and wonderful Japane…

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2019 Yasugi Kiyomizu-dera Temple Lantern ...

Yasugi Kiyomizu-dera Temple Lantern Festival is a light-up event taking place at Yasugi Kiyomizu-dera Temple i…

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Matsue Water Lantern Festival

2019 Matsue Water Lantern Festival (9/21 ...

Light up the Castle Town of Matsue Matsue Water Lantern Festival (Matsue Suitoro) is a light-up event taking p…

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2019 Summer Festivals

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

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2019 Firework Festivals

  Japan celebrates spring with “hanami” and they celebrate summer with “hanabi*”.…

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Gorei-furyū Festival

[OKI Event] Gorei-furyū Festival (5th Ju ...

At this spectacular festival, witness eight deity carrying sacred horses gallop up to the shrine right before …

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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 of Iwami! “Umi…

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