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Former Taisha Station, Izumo
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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 architecture. Constructed in 1924, this cultural treasure is one of only three remaining stations preserved from this period, utilizing wood and traditionally curved, tiled roofs, topped by ridgepole ornaments in a fashion distinct to the country. Exploring the station will give you a sense of how it functioned all those years ago, with mannequin displays of original uniforms, photographs, and even a preserved steam locomotive sitting at the platform. Bring along your camera to capture this typical early 20th-century terminal. Using our international travel planner, Izumo attractions like Former Taisha Station can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Station building was rebuilt in the Taisho era is a dignified and stately Patrick wooden one-storey. Will was building a modern and retro lighting in the ceiling. Had sold the ticket office (? ) Of the size expected at that time of the. Or intact hard once upon a time the paper ticket, is reminiscent of the Showa era wooden gate, Miss a lot of? find a home has a picture of a cute little bunny plate from. Value away from the shrine, to stretch your legs.
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  • Very nicely preserved and maintained. The city is taking good care of old station. The old engine is very elegantly placed .. good visit 
  • Woken up by someone, so slowly I got a picture. That might have been used in quite a few people crowded around the exhibits I wish.
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