Best Tourist Spots In Shimane

Here're best Tourist Spots in Shimane. We released a ranking of reviews about Tourist Spots posted by travel influencers who have actually been to Shimane.

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1

Address:1260-2 Hanyu Yatsuka-cho, Matsue-shi, Shimane

Access:By car, 40 min from Yonago IC, 30 min from Matsue-Tamatsukuri IC, or 20 min from Yada IC. Parking area is available. By bus, 25 min from JR Matsue Station, 15 min from Sakaiminato Station.

Tel:0852-76-2255

Hours:9:00-17:00

Top Review:Large-flowered Tree Peony Seen Throughout The Year

Please enjoy the beautiful large-flowered tree peonies controlled perfectly the climate, humidity and sunshine.

2

Address:522 Tamatsukuri Tamayu-cho, Matsue-shi, Shimane

Top Review: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.

3

Address:1-5 Sodeshi-cho, Matsue-shi, Shimane

Tel:0852-55-4700

Hours:10:00-

Closed:Tue

Top Review:A Building Mirroring The Sunset Of Shinji-ko Lake

Shimane Art Museum stands by Shinji-ko Lake which is famous for its beautiful scenery of the setting sun. See the wonderful reflection on the building.

4

Address:195 Kizukihigashi Taisha-cho, Izumo-shi, Shimane

Tel:0853-53-3100

Hours:6:00-20:00

Top Review:Best Matchmaking God In Japan

Izumo Taisha Shrine in Shimane Prefecture is a very famous shrine for having a god of marriage. The relationship here is said to mean not only between men and women, but also everyone involved in that person's life. I wish you a wonderful edge!

5

Address:148 Bessho-cho, Izumo-shi, Shimane

Top Review: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.

6

Address:Mihonoseki Mihonoseki-cho, Matsue-shi, Shimane

Top Review:A White Lighthouse As A Tangible Cultural Property

At the easternmost of Shimane Peninsula. If the weather is good, here gives a superb view of the Japan Sea.

7

Address:449-2 Tono-machi, Matsue-shi, Shimane

Tel:0852-21-1389

Top Review:Koizumi Yakumo's Favorite Fox Statues

Which fox do you think Koizumi Yakumo, a novelist, likes?

8

Address:320 Furukawa-cho, Yasugi-shi, Shimane

Tel:0854-28-7111

Hours:9:00-17:00

Top Review:Karesansui-tei, A Main Garden Of Adachi Museum

It's said to be the best garden in Japan. The row of the stones is characteristic, they made them to remind steep mountains. A little clouded and dripped with rain drops garden is also tasteful.

9

Address:1597-3 I Oomori-cho, Oda-shi, Shimane

Access:By car, 50min from Izumo IC, 80min from Izumo Airport. By bus, 40min from JR Ota-shi Station to World Heritage Center

Top Review:A World Heritage, Iwami Silver Mine With Many Old Remains

Among other world heritages, Iwami Ginzan Silver Mind is inconspicuous at first sight. But, if you want to see the attractions, Ookubo Mabu (a mine gate) Tour must be better! Such as holes with traces of digging and remains like terrace, you can see the scenes in Edo Period (between the 16-17th centuries) !◎The tour entries need to reserve beforehand, and meet at Iwami Ginzan World Heritage Center, then move to Ookubomabu by bus and on foot. Though you need to walk for a while, you can feel like to be a archaeologist. By the way, you can look Ryugenji Mabu without taking part in the tours.

10

Address:455 Hinomisaki, Taisha-cho, Izumo-shi, Shimane

Access:45 min by bus from JR Izumo-shi Station to Hinomisaki

Tel:0853-54-5261

Top Review: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.

11

Address:Inasa, Kita, Kizuki, Taisha-cho, Izumo-shi, Shimane

Access:30 min by bus from JR Izumo-shi Station. By car or taxi, 30 min from Izumo Airport.

Top Review:Beautiful Coastline And A Spiritually Powerful Spot Where Japanese Gods Land On

Under the clear weather without any clouds, pure white beach and beautiful coastline. Also, we could see a wonderful scenery of torii standing on a huge rock.

12

Address:43 Tonomachi, Matsue-shi, Shimane

Access:8 min by bus from JR Matsue Station to Kyobashi. By car, 120 min from Tottori, 150 min from Okayama, or 150 min from Hiroshima. Nearby toll parking areas are available.

Top Review:Enishizuku Umbrella Sky, Decorating The Rainy Season In Matsue

At a garden terrace of Karakoro Kobo, Enishizuku Umbrella Sky is a display for tourism promotion by Matsue Tourism Association. There're many colorful umbrellas hung from the ceiling 4 meters high in the rainy season. ◎Enishizuku Umbrella Sky is displayed from June 1st to July 31st, 9:30-18:30. The sunlight comes down through the umbrellas and makes the ground colorful!

13

Address:330-1 Sada-cho Nishihama, Matsue-shi, Shimane

Access:5 min walk from Matsue English Garden Station. By bus, 30 min from JR Matsue Station. By car, 120 min from Tottori city, 150 min from Okayama city, and 150 min from Hiroshima city. Parking area is free for 2 hours.

Top Review:A Water City Matsue, The First English Garden In Japan

A beautiful English garden that made as a first one in Japan. Against the background of Ashinoko Lake, you can enjoy walking around in the garden with the seasonal flowers for free.◎To access here, take Ichibata Train to English Garden. No admission fees.

14

Address:7154-10 Yakami, Onan-cho, Ochi-gun, Shimane

Access:10 min by car or taxi from Mizuho IC

Tel:0855-95-2369

Hours:10:00-17:00

Closed:Tue

Top Review:Organic Garden Wrapped In Herb Fragrance

Kōboku-no Mori (Aromatic Forest Garden) is an organic garden with 240 kinds of flowers, such as lavender and rose. We can enjoy making aroma oil at the Craft House. What's more, around the garden, there're some delicious restaurants, like Ajikura for the country food, and cafe MUI for gelato of precious free-pasturing caws.

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Matsue-shi

Address:1260-2 Hanyu Yatsuka-cho, Matsue-shi, Shimane

Access:By car, 40 min from Yonago IC, 30 min from Matsue-Tamatsukuri IC, or 20 min from Yada IC. Parking area is available. By bus, 25 min from JR Matsue Station, 15 min from Sakaiminato Station.

Tel:0852-76-2255

Hours:9:00-17:00

Top Review:Large-flowered Tree Peony Seen Throughout The Year

Please enjoy the beautiful large-flowered tree peonies controlled perfectly the climate, humidity and sunshine.

Yasugi-shi

Address:320 Furukawa-cho, Yasugi-shi, Shimane

Tel:0854-28-7111

Hours:9:00-17:00

Top Review:Karesansui-tei, A Main Garden Of Adachi Museum

It's said to be the best garden in Japan. The row of the stones is characteristic, they made them to remind steep mountains. A little clouded and dripped with rain drops garden is also tasteful.

Oda-shi

Address:1597-3 I Oomori-cho, Oda-shi, Shimane

Access:By car, 50min from Izumo IC, 80min from Izumo Airport. By bus, 40min from JR Ota-shi Station to World Heritage Center

Top Review:A World Heritage, Iwami Silver Mine With Many Old Remains

Among other world heritages, Iwami Ginzan Silver Mind is inconspicuous at first sight. But, if you want to see the attractions, Ookubo Mabu (a mine gate) Tour must be better! Such as holes with traces of digging and remains like terrace, you can see the scenes in Edo Period (between the 16-17th centuries) !◎The tour entries need to reserve beforehand, and meet at Iwami Ginzan World Heritage Center, then move to Ookubomabu by bus and on foot. Though you need to walk for a while, you can feel like to be a archaeologist. By the way, you can look Ryugenji Mabu without taking part in the tours.

Ochi-gun

Address:7154-10 Yakami, Onan-cho, Ochi-gun, Shimane

Access:10 min by car or taxi from Mizuho IC

Tel:0855-95-2369

Hours:10:00-17:00

Closed:Tue

Top Review:Organic Garden Wrapped In Herb Fragrance

Kōboku-no Mori (Aromatic Forest Garden) is an organic garden with 240 kinds of flowers, such as lavender and rose. We can enjoy making aroma oil at the Craft House. What's more, around the garden, there're some delicious restaurants, like Ajikura for the country food, and cafe MUI for gelato of precious free-pasturing caws.

Izumo-shi

Address:195 Kizukihigashi Taisha-cho, Izumo-shi, Shimane

Tel:0853-53-3100

Hours:6:00-20:00

Top Review:Best Matchmaking God In Japan

Izumo Taisha Shrine in Shimane Prefecture is a very famous shrine for having a god of marriage. The relationship here is said to mean not only between men and women, but also everyone involved in that person's life. I wish you a wonderful edge!

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