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Shimane Cultural Treasures
Shimane cultural treasures: Shimane is an undervalued area of Japan and includes such riches as the Kaka Harbor and caves, Yuushien Garden and Mihonoseki.
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Yunotsu Onsen Shimane Prefecture
Yunotsu is a small, quiet, old-fashioned type of hot spring resort dating back 1,300 years located on the Japan Sea coast of Shimane Prefecture.
Omori Iwami Ginzan Shimane Guide
Omori in Shimane Prefecture is part of the Iwami Ginzan UNESCO World Heritage Site and has a Preserved District of Edo Period buildings.
Sakurai Family Samurai House
Sakurai Family Samurai House & Kabeya Shusei-kan History Museum: the Sakurai were a samurai family involved in iron production for the making of swords in the Okuizumo region of Shimane Prefect
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