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another interesting temple stay at the top of rock

another interesting temple stay at the top of rock. that also important place for japanese god. the... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
iamface
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hong kong
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It is a nice beach with Benten jima which is a holy rock. People like to touch it for power. High... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2017
Chee KongDaniel Y
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singapore
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2844-73 Kizukikita Taishacho, Izumo 699-0702, Shimane Prefecture
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

another interesting temple stay at the top of rock. that also important place for japanese god. the story is interesting. but time issue, we can't visit here at sunset time but well enough for taking picture & stay here half hour. some Japanese taking water...More

Thank iamface
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

It is a nice beach with Benten jima which is a holy rock. People like to touch it for power. High tide used to cover the beach but now it seems like there is more sediments deposits so the beach is extended out into the...More

Thank Chee KongDaniel Y
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This place is the best at the sunset. The sun sets to the sea over the big rock, Benten island, which has a small shrine. Probably not the best for swimming here. Enjoy the romantic and sacred evening scenery.

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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

The beach itself is kind of dirty. There are definitely better beaches along the coast. But it's worth stopping by in a car along the way to somewhere else, the shrine is nice.

Thank Fishlifeshow
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

this is the beach where all the gods arrive when they go to Izumo Shrine each year. Come before going to the Izumo Shrine to get some sand to being to the shrine! The view of the sea is very nice!

Thank fionayyy
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This site is important for Japanese myth lore, but if you know nothing of it I don't think it's worth the extra effort to visit. We enjoyed it and took the opportunity to have rice balls at the beach, but don't worry about missing out...More

Thank Voodew
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Took the grandkids here to fly kites. We did a lot of beach combing. Soft sand, clear water, and lots of sea shells. We had the beach nearly to ourselves. The locals were all at the shrine across the street.

Thank Richard P
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

弁天島に夕日がきれいに見えます。 さらさらの白浜。駐車場は目の前。 出雲大社に行く前に是非。 砂を持って出雲大社に行くと御砂と取りかえてもらえます。 If you decide to go izumo taisha,please go this beach before it.you take some sand to taisha and they will change it to clear sand which has a power of amulet. you throw it to your garden.

1  Thank TanakaHiroe
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Very cool nd soothing Beach. Did not expect such nice beach in Shimane. Must visit for Anyone coming to Izumo Shrine. It's nearby and do visit in late afternoon.

1  Thank Giriraj M
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived at our inn directly across from the beach so strolled down there to watch the sunset. They were a few locals walking dogs and a few tourists enjoying the beautiful views as the sun went down.

Thank Heidi V
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