15 Sights in Matsue, Japan (with Map and Images)
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Tōgakuji Temple (桐岳寺) is a temple of the Soto sect located in Okutani-cho, Matsue, Shimane Prefecture, Japan, and is the bodhi temple of Kojiro, the second son of Horio Tadashi, the first lord of Matsue Domain. In the precincts, there is Kojiro's tomb in the style of the Five Ring Tower, and the 500 Arhats. The cemetery contains the graves of Kiyohara Taihei, a member of the Matsue clan who excavated the Sada River in the Edo period, and Takigawa Kametaro, a sinologist famous for his research on the Shiki.
2. Lafcadio Hearn Memorial Museum
The Lafcadio Hearn Memorial Museum is a writer's house museum established in Matsue, Shimane Prefecture, Japan in 1933. Lafcadio Hearn lived in Matsue from August 1890 to November 1891, and the museum was built next to his former residence, itself designated an Historic Site in 1940. The original museum was modelled on the Goethe-Nationalmuseum in Weimar, but it was rebuilt in a more traditional Japanese style in 1984. The museum attracts around 150,000 visitors a year.
Yi Night Shrine is a shrine located in Yi House, Dongchuyun Town, Songjiang City, Shimane Prefecture. One of Yiyu No.6 companies. The old society was a township society, and the later was a county society. It is located near Biding, the yellow spring Biliangban, which appeared in the myth of Ji. In addition, the neighboring Bipo Mountain in Anlai City has the mausoleum of the god Ishinami, which is recorded as a related miracle in ancient chronicles.
Kumano Taisha (熊野大社, Kumano Taisha) is a Shinto shrine located in Kumano, Yakumo-cho, Matsue, Shimane Prefecture, Japan. Shikinaisha (Meishin Taisha), Ichinomiya in Izumo Province. The former shrine was a national money taisha shrine, and is now an appendix shrine of the main shrine office. The divine crest is "a large character on a single turtle shell".
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.
Tamatsukuri Yujinja Shrine (玉作湯神社, Tamatsukuri Yujinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Tamatsukuri, Tamayu, Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture, Japan. It is a company within the ceremony, and the former company is a prefectural company. The divine crest is "Double tortoise shell with round ball tube ball magatama".
Chōmanji (長満寺) is a Nichiren Buddhist temple located in Teramachi, Matsue, Shimane Prefecture, Japan, and the mountain number is Enkusan. The former main mountain is Daihonzan Honkokuji Temple (Rokujōmon-ryū), Oyashi Hōen. The surrounding temple town is Jokyoji Temple, Kuseiji Temple, Myokoji Temple, etc.
8. Shimane Art Museum
The Shimane Art Museum opened in Matsue, Shimane Prefecture, Japan in 1999. Designed by Kiyonori Kikutake and with a total floor area of 12,500 square metres, it houses a collection of Japanese and Western art, including Momoyama folding screens and paintings by Corot, Sisley, Monet, and Gauguin.
Tawara Shrine (田原神社, Tawara Jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Okutani-cho, Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture, Japan. Originally, there were two companies, but in the second year of Enpo (1674) of the Edo period, they were combined into one company. Former prefectural company.
Tange Ankofun(丹花庵古墳) is an ancient tomb located in Kososhi Town, Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture, Japan. Although it is a square burial mound, it is believed that it was a lower mound in the upper circle before it was flattened. It is designated as a national historic site.
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.
Mihoseki Lighthouse is the oldest stone lighthouse in Sanin. In 1898 (Meiji 31), it was built under the guidance of the French on Mt. Umaki in Jizozaki, the eastern end of the Shimane Peninsula. It is designated as an important cultural property of Japan.
13. Lafcadio Hearn Former Residence
Koizumi Yakumo Former Residence (小泉八雲前居, Koizumi Yakumo Kyukyo) is a literary museum located in Shiomi Nawate in Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture, Japan. It is designated as a national historic site. It is also called Hern's former residence.
Shigaraki-ji (Shigaraki-ji) is a Buddhist temple of the Jodo sect located in Tatemachi, Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture, Japan, and the mountain number is Dodoruyama, and the official name is Dodoruzan Shishin-in Shigaraki-ji.
Six shrines are located in Okusao Town, Songjiang City, Shimane Prefecture. One of Yiyu No.6 companies. Izumo National Headquarters, the old society is a county society. He sits at the former site of Izumo National Mansion.
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