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Izumo-Taisha Shrine (Izumo-Oyashiro)

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

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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

ClosedClosed

  • 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

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川崎発信局 @kawasaki_hassin - 2020-12-23
This shrine was separated from Izumo Taisha Shrine in Shimane around 1916. The god of Izumo Taisha is known as the god of marriage.
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Yochiruy @yochiruy - 2020-11-28
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Izumo is a city on Japan’s Honshu Island. It's known for Izumo-taisha, a sprawling Shinto shrine
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I visited Izumo Taisha Shrine.

Once a year, in November, gods gather from all over japan.

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