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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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  • Buses can be parked, so many tourists. Just a though there is snow, was a good atmosphere. I tried also a famous paper on the water.
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  • 4 God's great bird's nest respect, Hime, of his precious life, blue Hata Saku SATO, day old life in the Lord, written by Board designated nationally could be seen Roma image (main Board painting) 3 inner sanctuary and mirror pond and the Meoto-sugi cedar. Here is that the God of love, was visited by numerous female patrons. It's meant to 占eru the marriageable age in place coins on the paper I bought at the shrine, sinking and fast.
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  • 雖然它的名氣不及出雲大社,但都值得一遊此處 此處有一個可以預測姻緣的鏡湖,好像很好玩似的,而且遊人不算多 不得不提,此神社還供人求子 
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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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