Jozan Inari-jinja Shrine was established by Matsudaira Naomasa, who became the lord of Matsue domain in 1638.
There are more than 2,000 carved foxes surrounding the shrine, and a set of wooden foxes by a renowned sculptor of the time, housed within the shrine itself.
Lafcadio Hearn (Koizumi Yakumo) is said to have often visited this shrine.
- Open 24 hours
- No closing days
Access / Public Transport
- 18 minutes from JR Matsue Station by Lakeline bus. Get off at Koizumi Yakumo Kinenkan-mae Bus stop.