9 Sights in Matsue, Japan (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Matsue, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 9 sights are available in Matsue, Japan.

Sightseeing Tours in Matsue

1. 揖夜神社

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Iya-jinja Shrine is a Shinto shrine located in Iya, Higashi-Izumo-cho, Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture. It is one of Ou Rokusha (six shrines of Ou-God). It was ranked as a gosha (village shrine) in the old shrine ranking, and later became a prefectural shrine. It is located near the presumed site of Yomotsu Hirasaka, which appears in the Kojiki (Records of Ancient Matters) and Nihonshoki mythology. In Mt. Hiba in the neighboring Yasugi City, there is a shrine mausoleum of Izanami no kami described in Kojiki as a related deity.

Wikipedia: 揖夜神社 (JA)

2. 桐岳寺

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Togakuji Temple is a temple of the Soto sect located in Okutani-cho, Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture, and is the Bodhi Temple of Kojiro, the second son of the first Matsue lord Tadashi Horio. In the precincts, there is a five-ring pagoda-style tomb of Kojiro and five hundred arhats. In the cemetery, there are the graves of Kiyohara Taibei, a Matsue clan officer who excavated the Sata River in the Edo period, and Takigawa Kametaro, a Chinese scholar famous for his research on the "Historical Records".

Wikipedia: 桐岳寺 (JA)

3. 玉作湯神社

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Tamatsukuriyu-jinja Shrine (Tamatsukuriyu-jinja Shrine) is a shrine located in Tamatsukuri, Tamatsukuri-cho, Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture. It is a Shikinai-sha (shrine listed in Engishiki laws) and was ranked as a prefectural shrine under the old shrine classification system. The crest of the shrine is 'double-hexagonal and round-shaped beads' and 'marutama magatama.'

Wikipedia: 玉作湯神社 (JA)

4. 美保神社

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Miho Jinja (美保神社) is a Shinto shrine in Matsue, Shimane Prefecture, Japan. The Taisha-zukuri Honden of 1813 is an Important Cultural Property. A collection of 846 musical instruments dedicated to the shrine, and two dugout-canoes used in the Morotabune rite have been designated as Important Tangible Folk Cultural Property.

Wikipedia: Miho Shrine (EN)

5. 長満寺

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Chomanji Temple is a temple of Nichiren Buddhism located in Teramachi, Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture, Japan. The former main temple is Ōmotoyama Honkuji Temple (Rokujōmon-ryū), Shinshi Hoen. In the vicinity are temple towns, including Jokyo-ji, Kusei-ji, and Myoko-ji.

Wikipedia: 長満寺 (松江市) (JA)

6. 田部美術館

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The Tanabe Art Museum was established in Matsue, Shimane Prefecture, Japan in 1979. Designed by Kiyonori Kikutake and with a total floor area of 854 sqm, it houses a collection of tea ceremony implements and other treasures acquired by the local Tanabe clan.

Wikipedia: Tanabe Art Museum (EN)

7. 六所神社

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六所神社 Nesnad / CC BY 4.0

Rokusho Shrine is a shrine located in Ōkusa, Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture, Japan. One of the six companies. It is the Izumo Kokuni General Company, and the former company status is a prefectural company. It sits on the site of the former Izumo Kokufu.

Wikipedia: 六所神社 (松江市) (JA)

8. Lafcadio Hearn Former Residence

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Koizumi Yakumo's old residence is a literary museum that uses a historic building in Shiomi Rope in Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture. It is designated as a national historic site. It is also called Heln's old residence.

Wikipedia: 小泉八雲旧居 (JA)

9. 田原神社

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Tahara Shrine is a shrine located in Okutani -cho, Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture. Originally two companies, but in 1674 in the Edo period (1674), one company was combined. Former prefectural shrine.

Wikipedia: 田原神社 (松江市) (JA)


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