Most Beautiful Shrines & Temples In Shimane

Here're most beautiful shrines and temples to go when you travel in Shimane. To begin with Izumo Taisha Shrine, we selected best historical sites posted in City's Pride by the travelers and the locals who have actually traveled in Shimane.

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1Gakuen-ji Temple

Maple Leave Carpet At A Temple In Nature

Gakuen-ji, standing at Izumo, Shimane Prefecture, is a best fall foliage spot in San'in Region. There're many Japanese maple trees, and in late autumn, its red carpets seen everywhere in the temple are wonderful.◎The best season is from the middle of November to the end of November.

2Tamatsukuriyu Shrine

Power Stones Have Been Said To Grant Wishes If You Tach Since An Ancient Time

A round stone is a natural stone and called 'wish stone' that is said to grant wishes if you tach. You can get a beautiful 'fulfillment stone' at the shrine.

3Izumo Taisha Shrine

As Heavy As 4.5 tons! Kagura-den's Shime-nawa Is The Biggest Range In Japan

Izumo Taisha Shrine is the best-known tourist destination in Shimane. I want you to see the Shime-nawa at Kagura-den. This is proud of it’s the biggest range of the size in Japan and welcomes the visitors by the strong presence.

4Hinomisaki Shrine

Hinomisaki Shrine Standing West Where The Sun Sets, To Protect Night In Japan

We can find the shrine of an island while we head toward Hinomisaki Shrine from Hinomisaki Lighthouse. It prohibits people to enter the island, and only a chief priest can across the sea on a boat.