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Iya Shrine, Matsue

#18 of 50 in Historic Sites in Matsue
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
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  • It is said that the Shrine is connected with the world of after death. The story is written in the oldest historical documents of Japan ''KOJIKI'' . I recommend to read KOJIKI, before your...  more »
  • If you're in Higashiizumo to see Yomotsu Hirasaka (the folkloric entrance to the underworld, Yomi) anyway, this is a very easy walk away from there. An Izanami shrine with an old, spooky atmosphere.  more »
  • 揖屋駅から徒歩10分少々かかるけど、行ってみて損しないです。 大きなしめ縄と、拝殿にある鏡、狛犬の歴史感、整列した灯籠、大きなご神木、チイナマイトとスサノオが印象的。 早朝に行って近所の子供たちが普通に通路として通るけど、それだけ地元の方々と神社の距離が近い感じがして、それはそれでいい感じでした。
  • 拝殿と本殿が独立しており、立派な神社でした(^^)境内はきれいにされており、氏子さんたちに大事にされていることがわかります(*^^*)
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