3 days in Izumo & Oda Itinerary

3 days in Izumo & Oda Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Hiroshima
Drive:  2 h
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Izumo
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
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Oda
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
End: Hiroshima

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Izumo

Izumo ©
Nestled in the shadows of the Chugoku Mountains, historic Izumo boasts one of Japan's oldest Shinto shrines.
On the 20th (Tue), get outside with Inasa Beach, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kenzoji Temple, then take in the pleasant sights at Tebikigaura Daiba Park, and finally steep yourself in history at Jinsai Castle Historic Site. On the next day, contemplate the waterfront views at Lotus Pond, then let little ones run wild at Shimane Flower Village, and then take an in-depth tour of Archaeological Museum of Kojindani.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Izumo road trip planning website.

Hiroshima to Izumo is an approximately 2- hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Izumo are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Oda.

Things to do in Izumo

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
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Shimane Flower Village ©
Shimane Flower Village
Inasa Beach ©
Inasa Beach

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Oda

Oda ©
The small town of Oda, situated in central Shimane, lies nestled in the foothills of the prefecture's tallest mountain, overlooking the scenic coastline of the Sea of Japan.
Iwami Ginzan World Heritage Center has been added to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Thu), get a new perspective on nature at Sanbe Azukihara Burried Trees Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jozen-ji Temple, see the interesting displays at Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine Museum 石見銀山資料館, then take an in-depth tour of Iwami Ginzan World Heritage Center, and finally kick back and relax at Kotogahama Beach.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Oda road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Izumo to Oda takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Oda

Nature Parks Museums
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Sanbe Azukihara Burried Trees Park ©
Sanbe Azukihara Burried Trees Park