Things to do in Izumo, Japan

kamosu
2016.04.22
Kamosu Shrine, where all the Shinto Gods meet once a year!
Have a breathtaking, mystical experience at Kamosu Shrine! This shrine is known to be older than Izu
Yaegaki Shrine
2015.12.03
A sacred place for matchmaking. Let’s pray at Yaegaki Shrine in Shimane Prefecture!
The god of matchmaking. Have you ever heard of “Yamata-no-Orochi”, the god that appears in Japane
Karakama Shrine
2015.12.01
You have to pass through a 40 centimeter gap to get to the mysterious, Karakama Shrine in Izumo!
A Mysterious energy around the approach. The approach is near Gakuenji, famous for its autumn fol
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izumo
2015.05.08
Japanese mythologies vol. 3 The land pulling myth of “Kunibiki-shinwa”
The myth of “Kunibiki-shinwa” that describes the beginning of “Izumo no kuni fudoki,” (Topography
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izumo
2015.05.07
Japanese mythologies vol. 2 The myth of“Kuni-yuzuri-shinwa”(国譲り神話)
Izumo, the origin of Japan where important rituals are held. Once upon a time the god Okuninushi-no
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Yamata-no-Orochi
2015.05.06
Japanese mythologies vol.1 The incident of “Yamata-no-Orochi”
What dragon attacks the land of Izumo? “Kojiki” is the oldest history book in Japan that was dedi
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izumo-taisya trees
2015.05.05
A recommended route for touring Izumo Vol.2 A route to seek the mystical energy that dwells in big trees.
It is said that spirits dwell in trees. Trees over a thousand years old, in two different locations
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出雲大社10
2015.05.04
A recommended route for touring Izumo Vol.1 Make a good match by visiting a place thought to be, flowing with mystical energy.
There are many locations in Izumo thought to be flowing with mystical energy. Why not visit Izumo wh
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The way to pray at Izumo-taisha Shrine
2015.05.01
The way to pray at Izumo-taisha Shrine. Let’s enter the ancient world.
Izumo-taisha shrine has over 2million visitors annually. Today, I’d like to introduce the proper pro
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IZUMOTAISYA
2015.04.30
God is in the sky and gathered at Izumo-taisha Shrine, where ancient times and contemporary times cross.
Izumo is a land for Gods. Izumo-taisha shrine stands there as a landmark of the area. In the holy pr