Izumo-Taisha Shrine (Izumo-Oyashiro)

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

Information

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 Hours

  • 6:00 – 20:00

Closed

  • No closing days

Access / 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 / Location

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Tweets

ryukou @y_ryukou - 2021-09-25
Izumo Taisha is famous as a matchmaking shrine :-)
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SAORI🌺 @saori_VO - 2021-09-20
Have you ever heard of Izumo Taisha?
It's a shrine in Shimane Prefecture, Japan, famous for being the god of marria… https://t.co/V2DqsqGijA
eiji fan bot @eibibot - 2021-08-16
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Yochiruy @yochiruy - 2021-08-11
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eiji fan bot @eibibot - 2021-08-06
welcome to ash and eiji's izumo tour. Inasa Beach is a sandy beach located in the west side of Izumo Taisha Shrine
eiji fan bot @eibibot - 2021-07-24
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eiji fan bot @eibibot - 2021-07-15
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La Vie Zine @laviezine - 2021-07-05
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noknow@nomad in Japan🇯🇵 @noknow80094321 - 2021-07-04
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eiji fan bot @eibibot - 2021-06-28
Izumo is a city on Japan’s Honshu Island. It's known for Izumo-taisha, a sprawling Shinto shrine
Kanpai! Japan @KanpaiJapan - 2021-06-26
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Viki Pandit ✈ @merlinvicki - 2021-06-08
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eiji fan bot @eibibot - 2021-06-06
@jaealbedosimp good afternoon. have you ever been to izumo? Inasa Beach is a sandy beach located in the west side of Izumo Taisha Shrine
eiji fan bot @eibibot - 2021-06-01
welcome to ash and eiji's izumo tour. Inasa Beach is a sandy beach located in the west side of Izumo Taisha Shrine
eiji fan bot @eibibot - 2021-05-31
@tarahhyland Interesting fact: Izumo is well known as a Shintō religious centre. At Taisha, 5 miles (8 km) to the n… https://t.co/Tn0Ilu7zTk
Go to Travel welcomes foreign residents in Japan! @kuonitumlarejp - 2021-05-14
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eiji fan bot @eibibot - 2021-05-13
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eiji fan bot @eibibot - 2021-05-10
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まさてぃ @masaty_akn - 2021-05-07
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English/Kolbe Marie John Little Paul @kolbe_Marie_en4 - 2021-05-03
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eiji fan bot @eibibot - 2021-04-30
@trashaynaunihog Fun fact: Inasa Beach is a sandy beach located in the west side of Izumo Taisha Shrine
ギャラリー そうめい堂 @Soumeido - 2021-04-30
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eiji fan bot @eibibot - 2021-04-28
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TiredData the Rengoku enjoyer @PupAngry - 2021-04-21
Bro it's awesome when I was there, great place, had family there, went over to Izumo-taisha, Shinto shrine, y'know.… https://t.co/g6pF0pLQbM
TiredData the Ryuji stan @PupAngry - 2021-04-21
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Japan Trip Videos @JapanTripVideos - 2021-04-16
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