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The Most Interesting Historical Places in Shimane Prefecture

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Historical Places in Shimane Prefecture

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    Matsue Castle , Matsue
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    Known for its iconic dark exterior, Matsue Castle represents one of only a dozen medieval castles remaining in the country. The castle's key
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    Likely the oldest site of its kind in the country, Izumo Taisha Shrine also represents as one of the most important places of worship in the
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    Yaegaki Shrine , Matsue
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    Visit the site of Japan's first wedding, Yaegaki Shrine, a Shinto shrine popular with those looking for "En-musubi," the spiritual force that
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    Descend into Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine, once the most productive silver mine in the country, and now a cultural heritage site offering an intr
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    The last remaining station of the now defunct JR Taisha line, Former Taisha Station represents a fine example of Imperial Crown-style archite
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