Yaegaki jinja 八重垣神社

Shrine of romance

In Matsue in Shimane prefecture, you don't need to connect to a dating site to find love... All you have to do is go to the Yaegaki jinja in the south of the city to get the prediction of the imminent arrival (or not) of your soul mate!


Yaegaki ninja in Matsue


Love within reach tomorrow

Singles, meanwhile, expect only one thing at Yaegaki jinja: to go to the water mirror to find out if they will soon find love! At the back of the sanctuary, in the middle of a small wood, the kagami no ike (or mirror pond) is a small body of water two meters deep where young girls crowd. It must be said that this one would be able to predict your romantic destiny! To do this, buy a divinatory paper at the shrine on which you place a 10 or 100 yen coin and then place the sheet on the water's surface. The prediction lies in how the sheet will flow.


Will you quickly meet your soul mate?


Address, timetable & access

  • Address

  • Phone

    +81 (0)852-21-1148
  • Timetable

    15 min by bus (Line 63) from Matsue Station.
  • Price

  • Access

    Open every day

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