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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 brings couples together. Dedicated to the gods of marriage and matchmaking, the shrine's grounds reveal many phallic symbols and carved wooden statues, and a pond where couples place pieces of paper in the hope that it will give them a long and fruitful marriage. An artwork depicting the enshrined Princess Inata covers a wall of the attached treasure house; painted onto Japanese Cypress, the mural has been considered one of the oldest shrine wall murals in the country. Arrange to visit Yaegaki Shrine and other attractions in Matsue using our Matsue itinerary builder.
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  • It is famous as the marriage of Izumo no Okami. So it is thought, in mirror Lake for many young people. Smiling Fortune paper coins the edge late, perspective horoscopes every day. It was far enough away to become just paper, have been floating. In the meantime become submerged, omairi smiling because it take less than 15 minutes whichever comes first from your company on a pond. Fortune is a good result but not, unfortunately.
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  • Fortune mirror pond in the finished praying in the shrine. Quickly sink hope, go far far away, and everyone can be Zowie when Zowie saying waiting time was fun.
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  • Group tours in clean around while listening to the commentary variously. "Mirror pond" by is relieved by acceptable results. Family feeling so blessed good match each with each.
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  • You must visit this place with your girlfriend. First visit a office in the shrine and get the fortune telling paper, then go to the mirror pond. You can float the paper on the pond and see if you can get along with your impirtant person
  • Ample parking. Stopped the car, turned in front of the shrine. The paper floating in the pond here. Marys praying the mirror pond in the Woods in the back. 10 yen the paper floated on the pond. Started to sink did not move first, Oh that is between.
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  • Without knowing friends want to go take a look at, so I went. Tourist buses have come I did not know, there were people more than expected. Almost no men, women were 9 percent. Saw has the edge Fortune at Mirror Lake, but really full of women and men had only one friend.
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  • Good match Horoscope by Mirror Lake is a famous shrine. Great stately pomp, but settled down as a shrine.
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  • Shrine famous for matchmaking. It was a friendly atmosphere. Pond of mirrors look good on television than I thought small, sink plenty of paper, such as clean.
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