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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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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

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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
rainbow.travel @rainbowtravel8 - 2019-09-21
Izumo Taisha grand shrine. https://t.co/nZq2L9URYm @YouTube
half-aspirational @ohtazer - 2019-08-30
i went to probably the oldest shrine in japan, Izumo Taisha. the front is pretty much obscured from view. izumo its… https://t.co/m5WInJikGi
Prisma @ImperialJPNfan - 2019-08-17
From July 27-29th, Princess Akiko's cultural organization Shinyusha hosted a kids camp at Izumo Taisha Shrine in Iz… https://t.co/QQHgvezDaL
GlimpseJapan @glimpse_japan - 2019-08-14
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A trip to Japan @AtriptoJapan - 2019-08-12
Izumo-taisha shrine in Shimane prefecture, the oldest Shinto shrine in Japan, is famous as a spiritual site in Japa… https://t.co/3UJvVpccd4
Mari ✿ stan Eiji’s nips🍌🐟 @KirkleisBF - 2019-08-12
@Vitavilii the festive mood suits him so well he would be soo excited for during the whole month ;-; like no chill… https://t.co/txwOvs871L
Mari ✿ 🍌🐟 @KirkleisBF - 2019-08-12
@Vitavilii the festive mood suits him so well he would be soo excited for during the whole month ;-; like no chill… https://t.co/txwOvs871L
Isumi Farm Stay & Inbound Promotion Council @isumi_farm_stay - 2019-08-07
Izumo Taisha Shrine in Isumi City. God of fortune. Yui no Sha. Power spot!

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Prisma @ImperialJPNfan - 2019-08-07
From July 27-29th, Princess Akiko's cultural organization Shinyusha hosted a kids camp at Izumo Taisha Shrine in Iz… https://t.co/JHrK77Yi2n
Prisma @ImperialJPNfan - 2019-08-07
From July 27-29th, Princess Akiko's cultural organization Shinyusha hosted a kids camp at Izumo Taisha Shrine in Iz… https://t.co/xK5KPu3Pp8
Prisma @ImperialJPNfan - 2019-08-07
From July 27-29th, Princess Akiko's cultural organization Shinyusha hosted a kids camp at Izumo Taisha Shrine in Iz… https://t.co/yofe0RmC9W
YUKI.NG◢⁴⁶ @yuki_r6s_ait - 2019-08-05
@nathanw27802055 Izumo Taisha Shrine in Shimane is a good place!
Justin Lancon @JustinisDriven - 2019-07-30
Izumo Taisha: come for the ancient, deeply sacred shrine, stay for the massive grilled chicken sandwiches. @ Izumo-… https://t.co/PBIVCFbB5r
karen g ❀ @karen_ayako - 2019-07-30
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karen g ❀ @karen_ayako - 2019-07-30
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さぁ @JfY53TZgU2QKy37 - 2019-07-04
Izumo Taisha is very famous shrine. There are many cute rabbits! @ Izumo-taisha https://t.co/pvEirj5rAJ
littlewicketgate @littlewicketga1 - 2019-07-01
Izumo Taisha, where the gods of Japan gather each November to confer on matchmaking decisions for couples across th… https://t.co/OFXudAqAa9
मृत्युंजय राठौड़ @BaijuRathore - 2019-06-21
Izumo Taisha Grand Shrine, Shimane Prefecture
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Simon Minter @simonminter - 2019-06-08
Went to Izumo-taisha shrine and saw the interesting roof shapes, the massive twisty rope (heavier than 4 tons!) and… https://t.co/GtxVio9NoA
Satoshi_miyag @Satoshi34272951 - 2019-05-28
Inasanohama Beach is the sacred beach, the entrance of Izuno Taisha shrine for gods, located from 1km from the shri… https://t.co/bBBQloNuUY
Tour in Japan @tourinjapan - 2019-05-28
This Kumano Taisha Shrine is the highest ranked shrine in the land of myths, Izumo (present day Shimane Prefecture)… https://t.co/u6Pdbxepo2
Japan Community @japancommunity - 2019-05-27
This Kumano Taisha Shrine is the highest ranked shrine in the land of myths, Izumo (present day Shimane Prefecture)… https://t.co/nL0DfmAfNF
Holidays Bot @HolidaysBot - 2019-05-14
Today is The first day of Izumo-taisha Shrine Grand Festival in Japan https://t.co/DOapfESLD2 https://t.co/H7x9lw2ExE
Japan Candy Box @JapanCandyBox - 2019-05-14
🚉 This pink train is called Shimanekko-go (Shimane prefecture + nekko 'cat'). It features a yellow cat mascot with… https://t.co/J5xGvUvZYv

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