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Yaegaki Jinja (Yaegaki Shrine)


The pond within the shrine grounds is said to be able to forecast romance and is a popular matchmaking spot


Yaegaki Shrine hugely popular as a spiritual spot for romance. In a small grove at the rear of the shine lies Mirror Pond. The practice of forecasting the outcome of various relationships based on how far and how long coins placed on Japanese paper can stay afloat on the pond before sinking is very popular among women. The shrine also offers various types of charms, and visitors love that they are able to select charms in their favorite colors. Even among the large number of matchmaking shrines in Shimane, Yaegaki Shine is one that is particularly popular thanks to its reputation for answering prayers for a suitable marriage partner and a happy marriage.

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