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MICHELIN GREEN GUIDE for San'in (Shimane ...

24 new sites have been added in this web edition, making 63 sites in total across San’in region listed i…

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IWAMI KAGURA - Three new videos are rele ...

Amongst famous Japanese traditional performing arts like Kabuki and Noh, Kagura is the oldest with its origin …

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Autumn Events in Shimane 2017

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

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Easy access for IWAMI KAGURA in Hamada

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind, traditional Japanese performance at an old shrine in Hamada City – now easily acc…

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Recommended Fall Color Spots in Shimane

 For leaves to turn into spectacular color, there are some needed conditions such as, temperature difference b…

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Incomparable dignity and the craftman's ...

 Sightseers who visit the Izumo Taisha Grand Shrine in Izumo city, Shimane cannot help being impressed by the …

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Traditions and Culture in Oki Islands

These small and remote islands are home to an incredibly rich and diverse culture that stretches back to ancie…

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