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A trip to Izumo where you can experience Japanese tradition and culture

Posted on May 12, 2016

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Izumo, located in Shimane Prefecture, is thought to be a place where gods from all over Japan gather in October in the lunar calendar. It is famous for its Izumo Taisya Grand Shrine and has many myths and legends that have been passed down for long time. Izumo-Taisha is one of the most ancient shrines in Japan and a very popular tourist site with over 2 million visitors every year.
People visit to wish for a good match is also popular as a historic place with mystical energy. Let’s travel around Izumo area and experience Japanese culture and tradition!

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