Shinto shrines in Japan. No record gives the date of establishment. Located
Shimane Prefecture, it is home to two major festivals. It is dedicated to the god ?kuninushi
heavenly kami. The shrine is believed by many to be the oldest Shinto shrine in Japan,
even predating the Ise Grand Shrine.
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Ichibata Railway, Shimane
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This information was provided by the Smokefree Hotel and Travel.
The article was written, and all photography was taken
by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.in November 2021.
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