Izumo-taisha

Izumo Taisha: A Beautiful Shrine off the Beaten Path

Izumo-taisha (出雲大社) is one of the oldest and most important shrines in Japan and definitely one you should visit. It receives fewer international visitors in comparison to landmarks in Tokyo and Kyoto, but this shrine is definitely worth the trip. Author’s photo How to Get There Author’s photo Izumo-taisha is located in Izumo, Shimane, and…