Hotel Izumo

Address: 821-3 Taishachoshurimen, Izumo, Shimane Prefecture, Chugoku, 699-0721, Japan | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 821-3 Taishachoshurimen, Izumo, is near Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo.
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Travel Blogs from Izumo

Arrival in Matsue and back on the map

A travel blog entry by chrismcg on May 06, 2015

4 comments, 21 photos

... trying to scale the stone walls is called "ishiotoshi". These outlets were built into the east, west and north walls of the first and second floors of the watchtower. It is quite a majestic structure. The castle walls didn't look quite as steep as some we have seen, but their defence measures must have been quite successful as the castle claims to have never been damaged by war and is the only remaining castle in the Sarin area.

Where the castle ...

Once again we land on our feet!

A travel blog entry by chrismcg on May 04, 2015

2 comments, 42 photos

Despite our misgivings, we set out for Izumo on the bus, and we had a very pleasant and scenic trip. The highway road, in some places, was well over 100ft higher than the surrounding paddy fields and towns, and there were quite a few tunnels through the mountains. Again, the scenery was just beautiful, with quite rugged mountains on either side.

We arrived at Izumo, expecting to get on a local train and try and find Izuma Taisha, with ...

Snow and rain

A travel blog entry by cutiebanana on Feb 17, 2015

10 photos

In Matsue the travellers went to a medieval castle (not a reconstruction this time) - another discount for foreigners.

A cold drizzle prevailed through the drive to Adachi Museum of Art. This museum is actually most famous for its gardens (apparently have won best Japanese garden prize every year for veritable ages). Most notably, however, ...

Privileged Foreigners

A travel blog entry by cutiebanana on Feb 15, 2015

21 photos

... lack of a proper foundational knowledge severely impeded her appreciation of places like Izumo-taisha.

As a student, she learned much that was of little interest at the time, but now, when faced with those things, that long-ago-acquired knowledge kicks in and interest grows boundlessly. Unfortunately, she was never compelled to learn much of ancient Asian history or culture. However, to be fair, there isn't enough time to study everything.

Rainy chillout n the city

A travel blog entry by cj_travels on Mar 27, 2013

18 photos

... z makaronem z gryki do tego zielona herbatka!

Zanim dotarliśmy do hotelu zahaczyliśmy o lokalny sklep ze smakołykami, nigdy jeszcze nie czuliśmy się tak zagubieni patrząc na słodycze - nie wiedzieliśmy co kupujemy i na końcu wybraliśmy słodkiego pieroga z kwitnącą wiśnią jako ozdoba.

Jutro pobudka z rana żeby zobaczyć rybaków przy pracy!