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(島根 Shee-mah-neh)

Myths and Metals in the Mystical Shimane.

Shimane prefecture, rich in mythology and history, is known as the land where the gods descended. The ancient Izumo Taisha Shrine, dedicated to the Shinto god of marriage and relationships, offers a deep spiritual experience. Meanwhile, the traditional Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine, a World Heritage site, narrates the tale of Japan’s rich mining history.