|Izumo Taisha, Izumo Grand shrine in Izumo City|
|This is the most sacred and the oldest shrine as well as Ise Jinguu shrine in Mie Prefecture. The god, Okuninushi, the descendant of Susanoh is enshrined. Welcoming the envoy from the Emperor, Grand installation ceremony took place for the first time in 60 years last year. This site is known as the divine grace of good relationship and happy matchmaking.|
|Matsue Castle in Matsue City|
Matsue Castle is one of only 12 castles remaining in Japan. And it is one
of the few remaining original wooden structure in Japan. It is the 2nd
largest and 6th oldest among them. It was completed in 1611. This castle
was designed for real battle, which is so simple but authentic.
|Horikawa Sightseeing Boat in Matsue City|
The Sightseeing boats cruise the castle moat for about an hour. The fun
of going under sixteen bridges and scenic beauty along with the daily lives
of Matsue citizens will be a memorable experience for you.
|Lake Shinji in Matsue City|
Lake Shinji is famous for its beautiful sunset in Japan.
|The guardian gods of Jozan Inari Shrine in Matsue|
|Lafcadio Hearn loved these dogs. He used to visit here on the way from
his home to the school where he tought English then.
Around in Matsue there are some places associated with the ghost stories written by Lafcadio Hearn.
|Kagaminoike Pond of Yaegaki Shrine in Matsue|
|This is a very popular spot among those seeking good matches. By floating
a coin on a small piece of paper in the pond, you can predict how long
you will have to wait for a good match. It is said that the quicker the
coin sinks, the sooner you will be able to marry someone.
|Tamazukuri Onsen Hot Spring in Matsue|
| This spring has grand history backing to before century and was called
as The Bath of God. This Hot Spring has suffucient ingredients heal your
skin and make it beautiful.
There are many traditional Japanese inns and hotels where you can enjoy open-air bathes and Japanese food.
|World heritage Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine|
|This site was registered as a Unesco World Heritage in 2007. Since the discovery of this mine in 1526, its prosperity as the most famous mine in the world lasted 400 years. In its heyday, this mine provided about one third of whole silver in the world. You can walk through the tunnel of this mine and look in the culture here.|
|Adachi Museum of Art|
|The Japanese garden of this museum is designated as the top grade in the
American Journal of Japanese Garden. Beside the beautiful Japanese garden,
you can enjoy varous kinds of Japanese arts including the works of Yokoyama
Taikan and other famous artists in Japan.