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Shimane: The Birthplace of Sumo Wrestling

Shimane: The Birthplace of Sumo Wrestling

Shimane: The Birthplace of Sumo Wrestling Kon-Shin, a movie about Oki Koten-Sumo (Oki Traditional Sumo Wrestli […]

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Splendid Snow Crabs and Traditional Cuisine

Splendid Snow Crabs and Traditional Cuisine

Splendid Snow Crabs and Traditional Cuisine Fine dining in a well-known spa in the San’in Region It is said th […]

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Kagura-meshi of Iwami

Kagura-meshi of Iwami

Kagura-meshi of Iwami A rice bowl packed with delicious food from the sea and the mountains of Shimane Develop […]

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Ichibata Electric Railway

Ichibata Electric Railway

Ichibata Electric Railway Travel by rail and soak up the nostalgic scenery of Shimane Ichibata Electric Railwa […]

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Adachi Museum of Art  Enjoy the best garden in Japan

Adachi Museum of Art Enjoy the best garden in Japan

Adachi Museum of Art is well known for its collection of Modern Japanese paintings. The museum is home to appr […]

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Botebote Cha (Tea Botebote)

Botebote Cha (Tea Botebote)

Botebote Cha (Tea Botebote) The origin of the name of this tea comes from the chasen sound (a bamboo tea whisk […]

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Izumo Soba Noodles: One of Three Major Soba Noodles in Japan

Izumo Soba Noodles: One of Three Major Soba Noodles in Japan

Izumo soba noodles are produced through a special milling technique called Ippon-biki. In that process the buc […]

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Traditional Wagashi (Japanese confection) from Matsue

Traditional Wagashi (Japanese confection) from Matsue

Noted for its relationship with the traditional Japanese tea ceremony, wagashi is a delicious confection that […]

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Take a Horikawa Cruise and enjoy views of Matsue, the “City of Water”, from a boat.

Take a Horikawa Cruise and enjoy views of Matsue, the “City of Water”, from a boat.

A Remnant of the Edo Period Take a Horikawa Cruise and enjoy views of Matsue, the “City of Water”, from a boat […]

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Matsue Castle

Matsue Castle

Matsue Castle: A Beautiful Contrast of Black Shitami-ita (siding) and White Walls Matsue Castle, which stands […]

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