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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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Cycling Adventure on Nakanoshima Island

(Written by Izabela Raczynska, CIR from Okinoshima Town) Let’s say you are visiting Oki Islands. You alr…

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Bringing Kansai Closer to Shimane

Fuji Dream Airlines will be introducing a new route to Izumo Airport! For a limited time, the new route will c…

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2019 UMI KAGURA (9/15)

The gorgeous costumes, the rhythmical sounds of Japanese instruments, and the dynamic movements all come toget…

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2019 Firework Festivals

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

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Nippon Rent-A-Car Discount Campaign STAR ...

Renting a car during your visit to Shimane? If you are an international visitor coming to Shimane through Yona…

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[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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SL Yamaguchi Train Schedule for 2019

Experience a Steam Locomotive Journey SL Yamaguchi-go Steam Train, is an engine model C571 steam locomotive tr…

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Visit San'in Tourist Pass

Traveling through Shimane and Tottori?? Take advantage of the new pass for the San’in area! Through the …

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The Nagata Collection of Hokusai

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

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