街歩きA Walk Through the Town
You can walk and eat food while enjoying the sceneries of Shinmon-dori near Izumo Taisha Grand Shrine. In Momen Kaido (Cotton road), you can experience an atmosphere unlike anywhere else in Japan.
Stroll on Shinmondori Street.
“You shouldn’t expect to go anywhere fast in a kimono, but I think this forces you to slow down and really take in the grandeur.”
Walk into the past down Momen Kaido Cotton Road.
“A famous soy sauce shop, a sake brewery built in 1877, and one of Japan’s oldest candy stores – I was fascinated to learn about the history of the Cotton Road.”
Try a journey by train.
Ichibata Electric Railway is a local 42 km railway that connects the cities of Izumo and Matsue in Shimane Prefecture.
Climb the Hinomisaki Lighthouse.
“Explore the lighthouse and some interesting shrines, as you take in the peaceful seaside scenery and the smell of salt and freshly grilled seafood.”