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East Area

(Yasugi, Matsue, Izumo, Unnan, Okuizumo, Iinan)

Top Attractions

With the capital city Matsue in centre, east area has many of Shimane's top attractions, such as Izumo Taisha Grand Shrine, Matsue Castle, Adachi Museum of Art and so on. The capital city, Matsue is a former castle town. 400-year-old Matsue Castle is still nestled in the city, with the moat running around. Adachi Museum of Art should not be missed either in this area. You will surely appreciate their award-winning Japanese garden and the wide range of art collections. In east area, enjoy the mixed flavor of culture and history.

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