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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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  • Its not a big shrine, but well know for "relationships". For 100yen, you can get a piece of "paper" where you can put in the "Mirror pond" near by, put a coin on top , there will be words appearing (s...  more »
  • It took about 25 minutes from the Matsue Castle by car to the Yaegaki Shrine. Without help by GPS, it could be a little tricky to get here by simply following the road signs. Parking wasn't a problem ...  more »
  • The shrine is popular due to the gods of "En musubi" and I saw there a lot of female visitors. I visited the famous wall pictures painted about 1100 years ago, showing the figures of 6 gods. I appreci...  more »
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  • A must see spot when you come to Matsue. Plenty of parking and there is a cafe down the street. You can wish for love.
  • 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
  • The woman is a popular shrine. Fortune especially mirror pond, soaking paper dedicated to great success! Which shall accompany the shrine, in the depths of the pond in front of the horoscope. Would be nice because there appeared to be a cafe shop next to the stop after the visit.
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  • Yaegaki shrine (やえがきじんじゃ) "rather than" zuojiuzuo "ritual" Su 盞 Wu Zun, Gu 櫛 rice field lives must [SI] 貴, green flags zuojiuzuorigu "residence" island Prefecture Zuo grass-Cho, Matsue city 227 as of July 10, 26 words a surname bed Bai Bai as of October 1, 27 parameters (Ou six-めぐり)
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  • 💦 paper was waiting for the Sun, with the number of women hope in the mirror pond fortune-telling character is a mysterious floating landscape ✨ 👍 whats the nokyo-sho
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