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Iya Shrine, Matsue

#18 of 50 in Historic Sites in Matsue
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • It is said that the Shrine is connected with the world of after death. The story is written in the oldest historical documents of Japan ''KOJIKI'' . I recommend to read KOJIKI, before your...  more »
  • If you're in Higashiizumo to see Yomotsu Hirasaka (the folkloric entrance to the underworld, Yomi) anyway, this is a very easy walk away from there. An Izanami shrine with an old, spooky atmosphere.  more »
  • IYA station 10 minutes walk is unbreakable, and try to go, but it takes a little bit. History of sanctuary with large shimenawa, a mirror, guardian, lanterns arranged a big please Shenmu, China might and ssanoo are impressive. Go early in the morning, neighborhood kids who pass as normal, but it's just closer distance between local residents and the shrine, it was so good.
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  • Independent honden and haiden, was a splendid shrine (^ ^), reveals that the parishioners who have been important in your environment is clean and (* ^ ^ *)
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