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Matsue-shi Destination Guide

Discover Matsue-shi in Japan!

Matsue-shi in the region of Shimane with it's 156,811 habitants is a town located in Japan - some 373 mi (or 601 km) West of Edo, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Matsue-shi

Local time in Matsue-shi is now 12:28 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tokyo" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Tottori, Tasumi, Takamatsu, Shinji, Osaka or Adakaya. When in this area, you might want to check out Yumachi, Mitsu, Matsue-shi, Makata, Ichiba and Song jiang as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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(2) Matsue Station to Matsue Castle

16:36 min ( February 11, 2012 by drivemovie)
Views: 2,685 - Rating: 5/5

2011.9.10 Google MAP : maps.google.co.jp - 0:27 - 3:27 - 4:33 - 7:36 -

Driving in Japan - Matsue Shimane - Jan...

09:54 min ( January 26, 2009 by myargonauts)
Views: 3,363 - Rating: 4.84211/5

Another driving vlog - this time thru the capital of Shimane, Matsue city. I was in Matsue to see my school's volleyball team compete and on the way home I turned the camera on. Enjoy! -Jason

Nikon D90 Matsue City Horikawa Sightse...

08:20 min ( April 08, 2009 by kano0125)
Views: 2,316 - Rating: 4.75/5

1200A small boat takes passengers around Matsue Castle and through the city's canals

The car window in Matsue-city from a bus

04:58 min ( March 07, 2009 by gala8357)
Views: 2,687 - Rating: 4.5/5

It is a car window after it enters the Matsue city of "Grand arrow". It is a Shinji lake that sees from the window. When timing is good, the evening glow is beautiful

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Interesting facts about this location

Yatsuka District, Shimane

Yatsuka District, Shimane was a district located in Shimane, Japan. As of 2003, the district had an estimated population of 59,733 and a density of 169.95 persons per km². The total area was 351.47 km². Yatsuka district is notable for being the birthplace of sumo wrestler Jinmaku, the 12th Yokozuna in 1829. Yatsuka was known as Izumo Province at the time. Jinmaku is renowned for being the only wrestler never to lose a bout as Yokozuna.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.47, 133.05 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Former districts of Shimane Prefecture

Matsue Castle

is a feudal castle in Matsue in Shimane prefecture, Japan. Nicknamed the "black castle" or "plover castle", it is one of the few remaining medieval castles in Japan – at least of the few remaining in their original wooden form, and not a modern reconstruction in concrete. The construction of Matsue Castle began in 1607 and finished in 1611, under the local lord Horio Yoshiharu. In 1638, the fief and castle passed to the Matsudaira clan, a junior branch of the ruling Tokugawa clan.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.47, 133.05 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Castles in Shimane Prefecture, History museums in Japan, Museums in Shimane Prefecture

Bj league

The bj League (Basketball Japan League) is a professional basketball league in Japan that began on November 5, 2005. The ten-team league is divided into two conferences, the Eastern Conference, and the Western Conference. It had its inaugural All-Star game in 2006. One of its major sponsors is Spalding. The bj League operates on the American sports franchise system.

More reading: Bj league homepage
Located at 35.47, 133.05 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Basketball leagues in Japan

Matsue English Garden Mae Station

Matsue English Garden Mae Station is a railway station operated by Ichibata Electric Railway, located in Matsue, Shimane Prefecture, Japan.

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Located at 35.47, 133.05 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Railway stations in Shimane Prefecture

Lake Shinji

is a lake in the northeast area of the Shimane Prefecture in Japan. The lake is the seventh largest in Japan, with a circumference of 48 kilometres . It is enclosed by the Shimane Peninsula to the north, and the Izumo and Matsue plains to the west and east respectively. 7,652 ha of wetland are a Ramsar Site.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.47, 133.05 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Geography of Shimane Prefecture, Lakes of Japan, Ramsar sites in Japan