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Izumo-Taisha Shrine (Izumo-Oyashiro)

Travel Guide - Izumo-Taisha Shrine (Izumo-Oyashiro)


The ancient shrine of Izumo-Taisha has deep roots in Japanese mythology. Izumo-Taisha enshrines Okuninushi-no-Mikoto, the god of happy marriages. With its magnificent main hall some 24 meters in height built in the Taisha Grand Shrine style, Izumo Taisha is designated as a National Treasure.
In the 10th month of the lunar calender, when the gods resident throughout Japan are said to congregate in the Izumo region, Kamiari-sai Festival is held at the shrine welcoming the gods.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 6:00 – 20:00


  • No closing days

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 5 minutes walk from Izumo-taisha-mae Station on the Ichibata Electric Railway Taisha Line
  • 30 minutes from JR Izumoshi Station by the bus bound for Izumo-taisha / Hinomisaki. Get off at Izumo-taisha Bus stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 195, Taishacho Kizukihigashi, Izumo-shi, Shimane, 699-0701


Shosui @Shosui1 - 2020-03-15
We call “return our country” to go to Izumo-Taisha shrine for praying 🙏. https://t.co/5f1NwJmTA2
Jason Harris @Sumo_Jason - 2020-03-08
@AbroadInJapan Go to Shimane instead... do the Hinomisaki Lighthouse, Izumo Taisha Shrine, Matsue Castle and the Ad… https://t.co/X0WlBX9AXU
Photos of Silk Road @PicsSilkRoad - 2020-03-01
A model of the ancient huge shrine of Izumo Taisha. Shimane, Japan, Silk Road.
https://t.co/Fcj1MTzVaX #silkroad… https://t.co/XKof9DT2Pe
Photos of Silk Road @PicsSilkRoad - 2020-02-28
Shimenawa at Izumo Taisha (Grand Shrine). Shimane, Japan, Silk Road.
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Scyushi @Scyushi - 2020-02-28
Izumo taisha shrine over in #japan was pretty dope. It took an hour by train to get here and we're about to head ba… https://t.co/ngcHpiW9eH
M.de Ruiter @mderuiter12 - 2020-02-07
Hiroshige, Izumo province, Izumo Taisha shrine, Hotohoto festival, no. 42 in series “Pictures of famous places in t… https://t.co/1m7VNx4ejt
KCN @KazumaKCN - 2020-01-30
Izumo-taisha Shrine. Quite a nice place to visit. 👍 It's also the place where Kusanagi took sheltered after being s… https://t.co/8vIfmXfTvG
LAND DO Japan @LANDDO_JPN - 2020-01-30
Izumo Taisha Shrine is one of the most famous traditional place in Japan. However, the nearest station building fro… https://t.co/DHOuECe33N
内閣府政府広報オンライン @gov_online - 2020-01-30
Ichibata Electric Railway, familiarly known as the Bataden, skirts Lake Shinji in #Shimane Prefecture, providing ac… https://t.co/kxzsbuUU7f
Highlighting Japan @HighlightingJ - 2020-01-26
#Shimane Museum of Ancient #Izumo
Ongoing research to determine the true origins of Izumo-t… https://t.co/HIixmJ73GC
star☆ @star35241497 - 2020-01-26
I wanna go to “Ise gingu ” and “Izumo taisha shrine”.
I have never been to there.
I like go to shrine. I like feel… https://t.co/uJEnmlj8WC
Tokyonobo @Tokyonobo - 2020-01-20
I took the first three photos at kitajimakokusoukan #北島国造館 close to Izumo Grand Shrine or Izumo-taisha #出雲大社. The l… https://t.co/W0kL3jLmDF
Sv World @SvWorld_ - 2020-01-17
#Izumo (出雲) is a city along the rural Sanin Coast of the Sea of Japan. The area owes its fame to its crowning attra… https://t.co/ym9z1JCMrf
Tokyonobo @Tokyonobo - 2020-01-16
Izumo Grand Shrine or Izumo-taisha #出雲大社 is one of the most ancient and important Shinto shrines in Japan. I really… https://t.co/xI6vPAxOMV
All Japan Tours @AllJapanTours - 2020-01-15
Izumo Taisha enshrines the deity that created #Japan. It's one of the most important #shrines in the Shinto religio… https://t.co/sDXlNK9Nii
where going to Izumo Taisha Shrine https://t.co/N0PWgmlpeN
Naomi Kashima @Nacky12 - 2020-01-02
HATSUMOUDE, visit Izumo Taisha shrine every year
#hatsumoude #izumotaisha #shrine #Chinatown #Oahu #Hawaii https://t.co/zmSlC1z1TO
Sake On Air @SakeOnAir - 2020-01-01
Taken at Tamasaki Jinja, Chiba. On the days of the autumn and spring equinox, this shrine forms the starting point… https://t.co/m9aALOAvbV
TravelProThai.com @TravelProThai - 2019-12-22
Izumo Taisha Shrine: May the gods bring you the soulmate you seek https://t.co/vWN6Llytic https://t.co/BTZuyYINxF
GaijinPot @GaijinPot - 2019-12-19
Izumo Taisha Shrine: Delve into the land of the Gods, starting here. https://t.co/y2B6joQ9vJ https://t.co/RqyNBAKmNM
Global Partners In Education 2020 @GPE_2020 - 2019-12-17
Afterwards, there will be a field seminar from the evening of May 20-May 23. Participants will have a chance to exp… https://t.co/Yww4783fk1
mamimoe1 @mamimoe1 - 2019-12-17
Thank you for your following me, Rts, Favs and mention.
Izumo Taisha - Shrine in HAWAII https://t.co/WA4Tc8gKpo
Dan Castellano @ninja_padrino - 2019-12-16
Updating my #JPbucketlist:

Complete Henro 88 pilgrimage
Shinjuku Half Marathon
Philosopher’s Path in full… https://t.co/LBNSxduUcv
Britney~ @TheAnimatorGirl - 2019-12-15
@eatyourkimchi Just curious, but do you have any plans to visit the San-in area of Japan? Like...Izumo Taisha shrin… https://t.co/7nCpPCn3WU
Japan Candy Box @JapanCandyBox - 2019-11-19
⛩ Shimane prefecture's Izumo Taisha is surrounded by these adorable rabbit statues! 🐰 These fluffy animals are impo… https://t.co/0MNoS6aD6e
Jinqi जिंची @jinqiz - 2019-11-12
Taisha walk: Izumo-taisha shrine, Ichibata-dentetsu station, and Old JNR Taisha station. @ Izumo, Shimane https://t.co/irT9loIWkC
Temple of Japan @JPNTemple - 2019-10-28
Izumo Taisha:Shrine in Izumo, Shimane. It is famous as a shrine dedicated to the god of marriage. https://t.co/zeZYRb0Yrv
Haru❁ @Japanesegirl_3 - 2019-10-21
These are Daruma! Japanese people paint eyeballs of it during making our own wish.⭐I bought them at Izumo Taisha Sh… https://t.co/2saBUZ9f94
Duart McLean @DuartTara - 2019-10-01
please listen to the sound of running water

Shimane, Izumo Taisha, Shinjiko, Miho Shrine, Adachi Museum of Art 島根… https://t.co/Y8icS0X0kY
Krissttina Isobe @oahuwriter - 2019-09-22
On Oct. 13th Izumo Taisha is having celebrations! 'On Sunday, October 13, Izumo Taishakyo Mission of Hawaii will be… https://t.co/cJSswyEJtI


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