My first glimpses of Iwami – the western region of mountainous Shimane Prefecture – went by in a whirl. The train from Yamaguchi sped through ancient samur
In order to ensure rich experiences in the historic rural areas of Japan’s Shimane Prefecture, you will want comfortable stays in local areas.
Reconnect with yourself in Shimane Prefecture, Japan’s land of untouched beauty and mythicism.
Experience what an old-fashioned onsen town is like with the World Heritage listed Yunotsu Onsen in Shimane Prefecture.
Escape the city and get lost in Tachikue Gorge, Shimane Prefecture, a mystical and wild stop along the Chugoku Nature Trail.
Following Lafcadio Hearn’s footsteps at Matsue, the writer’s hometown in Japan