Where to go

Tottori Prefecture

Eshima Bridge

Eshima Bridge is Japan's number one pre-stressed concrete rigid frame bridge.
It streches about a mile long with a height of about 144 feet and has gradient of 5.1%(Tottori side) and 6.1%(Shimane side) on each end.

Shimane Prefecture

Hinomisaki Lighthouse

Hinomisaki Lighthouse is bulit in 1903 and the tallest lighthouse in Japan .
It stands at 43.6 meters and is also listed as one of the 100 most beautiful lighthouse of the world.

Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine

Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine is located in Oda city, Shimane Prefecture.
It was discovered in the early 15c and had been the most prominent silver mine in the world for  400 years.

Its production during its peak was as much as one third of the entire world silver production .

Miho Shrine

Miho Shrine is located in the small fishing village of Mihonoseki. The main deity enshrined here is Kotoshiro-nushi(known as Ebisu), the son of Okuninushi who is the main deity of Izumo Taisha Grand Shrine.
Ebisu who is one of the seven Lucky Gods is the god for fishermen and is also the god of good fortune

Miho Shrine is the head shrine of the thousands of dedicated to Ebisu in Japan.

Oki Islands

Oki Islands is an archipelago in the Sea of Japan located 40-80km north of the Coast of Shimane Prefecture.
It is a group of four inhabited islands and 180 uninhabited islands.
Oki Islands are included in Daisen-Oki National Park and were designated as a UNESCO Global Geopark in 2014.

投稿日:02/04/2018 更新日:

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