Izumo-shi Station JR出雲市駅
JR Izumo Station JR出雲市駅 in Izumo, Shimane Prefecture is built in the style of the nearby Izumo Taisha shrine. Izumo Taisha is the main attraction in town.
JR Izumo-shi Station, Izumo city, Shimane Prefecture The station connects to Matsue on the JR San-in Line. The station building has a small tourist information office and a convenience store. Within the station complex is a supermarket, small department store and restaurants.
Hotels near the Station
Izumo Station is surrounded by hotels and ryokan. Some to choose from include the 3-star Izumo Royal Hotel, the Dormy Inn Izumo, Green Rich Hotel Izumo, the 3-star Twin Leaves Hotel Izumo and Takenoya Ryokan. Hotel Takeshi Sanso is at the next Ichibata Line station at Izumo Science Center Park Town Station. Furthermore, outside the south exit is the pleasant Ranpu-no-Yu Ekimae hot spring bath house. Just here too is the very good value Super Hotel Izumo Ekimae with single rooms around 5,000 yen a night with breakfast. Izumo Taisha and the Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo can both be reached by Ichibata Bus from the station.
Ichibata Railway Izumo Station
The Ichibata Railway Izumo Station (Dentetsu Izumo-shi Station) is to your right as you exit the main JR Izumo Station. The Ichibata Electric Railway has two lines. The 40 km line between Izumo and Matsue and an 8 km spur from Kawato Station (on the Ichibata Railway Kitamatsue Line) to Izumo Taisha-mae Station, near Izumo Taisha and the Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo.
The station facilities include a Midori no Madoguchi booking office open from 4.20 am-10.30 pm. There is a branch of JR's Eki rent a car service and a station car park with space for 33 vehicles.