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Candle Island

Candle Island (Rosoku-jima) This rock is a sea stack that uncannily resembles a candle and it l…
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Dangyo-no-taki Falls

Dangyo-no-taki Falls This tranquil waterfall is located deep in the forest in Tsuma, on the wes…
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Kuniga Coastline

All visitors say “Is this really Japan?” because of the amazing scale of the coast …
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Akiya coast

Akiya Coast

In summer you can swim and camp here. It is also a good spot for fishing (many small fish hide …
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Catching Fireflies in Shimane

In Japan, a popular activity during the evenings of early summer is watching fireflies. ‘Hotaru…
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Two New Routes to Shimane?

Fuji Dream Airlines will be introducing two new routes to Izumo Airport! The two new routes wil…
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“EN-MUSUBI” PERFECT TICKET

The “En-Musubi” PERFECT TICKET is the perfect way to travel in Matsue and Izumo! &n…
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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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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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The Nagata Collection of Hokusai

The Shimane Museum of Art is celebrating their 20th Anniversary with a very special Hokusai exh…
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