Izumo Taisha

Izumo Taisha is one of the oldest and famous shrines in Japan, alongside Ise Jingu.The area of the shrine has a very spiritual atmosphere, especially the main hall's large sacred rope is very impressive.The way of worshiping at the main hall is different from many other shrines, most of which enshrine the emperor's ancestors.The practice applied for most shrine is 2 bows, clapping your hands twice...


Izumo Soba

"Izumo soba" is a buckwheat noodle widely eaten in Izumo area of Shimane prefecture.It's tray consists of a three-tiered stack. The soup needs to be poured directly into each tray before eating it.As you can seen from the attached photos, there are many food shops such as seafood restaurant in addition to soba shops near Izumo Taisha.If you visit Izumo Taisha, please enter the shops and enjoy the ...