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Sagiura Destination Guide

Explore Sagiura in Japan.

Sagiura in the region of Shimane is a place in Japan - some 394 mi (or 634 km) West of Edo, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Sagiura is now 12:16 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tokyo" with an UTC offset of 9 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Busan, Yamaguchi, Tashiro, Osaka, Okayama or Koshi. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Taisha, Sagiura, Oyama, Oppurui, Kayahara and Chu yun. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Videos

[HD] Izumo

04:13 min ( July 04, 2009 by drivemovie)
Views: 5,050 - Rating: 5/5

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Thanks and farewell

07:54 min ( July 26, 2009 by myargonauts)
Views: 3,138 - Rating: 4.97906/5

My five year journey as an ALT in the JET Programme in rural Japan is coming to an end. I will leave Shimane on Wednesday and be back in San Diego at the end of this week. I want to sincerely thank al...


Hinomisaki Shrine in Shimane Japan

04:02 min ( May 13, 2009 by myargonauts)
Views: 3,968 - Rating: 4.96923/5

After we finished at the lighthouse, Eli, Robin and I set off for the other important landmark in this part of Taisha, Hinomisaki Shrine. I didn't add any music to this vid so you can enjoy the quiet ...

BOWY BLUE VACATION

02:55 min ( November 08, 2008 by makarock2008)
Views: 3,250 - Rating: 1/5


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Interesting facts about this location

Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo

The Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo (島根県立古代出雲歴史博物館, Shimane kenritsu kodai Izumo rekishi hakubutsukan) opened in Izumo, Shimane Prefecture, Japan in 2007. The design, by architect Fumihiko Maki, references the locally-important tatara steel; construction was completed in March 2006. The permanent collection focuses on Izumo-taisha, Izumo Fudoki, and bronze artifacts of the Kofun period - including National Treasures from the Kojindani site - as well as the history of life in Shimane.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.43, 132.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:2007 establishments in Japan, History museums in Japan, Museums established in 2007, Museums in Shimane Prefecture, Prefectural museums

Izumo-taisha

is one of the most ancient and important Shinto shrines in Japan. No record gives the date of establishment. Located in Izumo, Shimane Prefecture, it is home to two major festivals. It is dedicated to the god Ōkuninushi (Ōkuninushi-no-mikoto), famous as the Shinto deity of marriage. A style of architecture, taisha-zukuri, takes its name from the main hall of Izumo-taisha. That hall, and the attached buildings, were designated National Treasures of Japan in 1952.

More reading: Izumo-taisha homepage
Located at 35.43, 132.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Japanese architecture, National Treasures of Japan, Shinto, Shinto shrines in Shimane Prefecture

Izumo Taisha-mae Station

Izumo Taisha-mae Station is a railway station in Izumo, Shimane, Japan, operated by the Ichibata Electric Railway. It is the closest train station to the famous Izumo Taisha Shrine.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.43, 132.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Rail transport in Shimane Prefecture

Izumo Dome

Izumo Dome is an indoor sporting arena located in Izumo, Shimane, Japan. The capacity of the arena is 2,500 people and was opened in 1992. It has the distinction of being Japan's largest wooden building at 49 metres high, 143 metres diameter.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.43, 132.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Indoor arenas in Japan, Sports venues in Shimane Prefecture

Izumoshi Station

is a station of West Japan Railway Company (JR West) in Izumo, Shimane Prefecture, Japan. Dentetsu Izumoshi Station of Ichibata Electric Railway is attached to the JR station.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.43, 132.68 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
Tags:Railway stations in Shimane Prefecture, Sanin Main Line