9 days in Izumo Itinerary

9 days in Izumo Itinerary

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Izumo
— 8 nights

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Izumo

— 8 nights
Nestled in the shadows of the Chugoku Mountains, historic Izumo boasts one of Japan's oldest Shinto shrines.
Explore Izumo's surroundings by going to Adachi Museum of Art (in Yasugi), Matsue (Matsue Castle, Miho Shrine, &more) and Sakaiminato (The Mizuki Shigeru Road & Mizuki Shigeru Museum). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Izumo Grand Shrine, admire the landmark architecture of Izumotaisha mae Station, take an in-depth tour of Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo, and steep yourself in history at Karakama Shrine.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Izumo trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Indonesia, the closest major aiports are Hiroshima Airport, Okayama Momotaro Airport and Takamatsu Airport. In February, daytime highs in Izumo are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Izumo

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips