Articles for the theme Attractions and Excursions in Izumo

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Okuizumo Tatara Sword Museum

Okuizumo Tatara Sword Museum: Okuizumo Tatara Sword Museum in Shimane Prefecture displays the history of the traditional iron industry in Japan and the process of making a sword from iron sand to f

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Yokota Kyodo Museum

Yokota Kyodo Museum (横田郷土資料館): The Yokota Folklore Museum in the Izumo region of Shimane Prefecture is housed in a lovely thatched farmhouse dating back to the late 19th century.

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Izumo Wineries Shimane

Izumo Wineries: read a guide to two wineries near Izumo in Shimane Prefecture - the Shimane Winery and the the Okuizumo Vineyard.

Izumo Dome.

Izumo Dome Shimane Prefecture

Izumo Dome in Izumo, Shimane Prefecture: the biggest wooden dome in Japan and by some accounts the biggest wooden building in Japan.