Hinomisaki Shrine, Izumo

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Whichever part of the crimson structure of Hinomisaki Shrine you look at, you'll find ornate carvings of various birds, dragons, and other traditionally symbolic creatures. Designated a nationally important cultural property, the shrine is estimated to have been established sometime between the sixth and eighth centuries, with its current structures having been rebuilt in the 17th century. Look out for the sacred land mass 100 m (328 ft) off shore, which serves as a breeding site for black-tailed gulls and has been designated a natural monument. You can also see the tallest masonry lighthouse in the country, standing around 0.5 km (0.3 mi) from the site. Work out when and for how long to visit Hinomisaki Shrine and other Izumo attractions using our handy Izumo trip maker website .
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  • Izumo Taisha Shrine visited by bus. Inside the shrine is a red one, a so-called "insta-Sheen" take a picture. Fewer buses and back up will firmly recommend the.
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  • Hinomisaki lighthouse near, I stopped by. At least Jinja shrine enshrines Amaterasu and respects, and 'protect Japan night'. By the way keep the day's and the Grand shrine of ISE. Few tourists.
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  • Arriving by bus from Izumo-Taisha Shrine! I thought because I want to stop when I went to Izumo, by express bus that arrived. To hear about by word of mouth from Izumo Taisha buses and went to the bus stop. Along the way, before one's eyes from the bus jump momentarily red shrine. Killers! Worship in front of the shrine which enshrines Amaterasu Omikami, the moment. I cleanse you.
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  • Red color made this shrine looks beautiful. Near sunset time, you can see this shrine looks beautiful with glitter from the sun. There are ornaments of elephants and giraffe in this shrine. This made shrine looks different from others.
  • Lovely and beautiful shrine in red.
  • Beautiful vermilion-trimmed shrine complex dedication to Amaterasu and Susanoo that is actually relatively easily missed if you're just aware of the nearby lighthouse.
  • This is a stunning shrine and definitely worth a visit, maybe combined with a walk to the lighthouse nearby :)
  • Sanctuary unlike many others with a more lively and cheerful. Beautiful temples and worth knowing
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