Shimane

Shimane

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Known since ancient times as the “country of myth,” Shimane is home to both Izumo Taisha, a shrine renowned for marriage, and Miho Shrine, dedicated to prosperity in business and fishing. The nature here is spectacular, whether you go out to Rosoku-jima (Candle Island) of the Oki Islands, enjoy the red cliffs of Akakabe, or marvel at the grandeur of the Sea of Japan from the Kuniga Coast.

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