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Yaegaki Shrine

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Address: 227 Sakusacho, Matsue 690-0035, Shimane Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 852-21-1148
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The Yaegaki Jinja Shrine

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 October 2016
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

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 here. The Yaegaki Shrine enshrines two ancient Japanese deities Susano’o and his wife Kushinada. Susanoo is the youngest brother of Amaterasu (Sun... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2015

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 appreciated them. The entrance fee was 100 Yen thanks to the 3 days ticket.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2014 via mobile

This shrine is modest. One of great god (Susano o no mikoto. Husband) & goddes (Inada hime. Wife) are enshrined. Famous as "Sacred power spot" especially for Japanese young women, because of belief that a good match will be coming if they pray there. If you buy a special paper at shrine shop and go float it on a small... More 

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