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Yomotsu Hirasaka

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Yomotsu Hirasaka appears in the myth of Japan.
The place is known as an entrance of "Nether world".
And, first matrimonial quarrel in Japan was done there by Izanagi and Izanami.

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A: Takeuchi Shrine Big Feast

por Nomura Yukiaki, a 4.4 km.

Takeuchi Shrine Big Feast

B: Daikonjima sunken ship

por Tadashi IKUTA, a 7.1 km.

Irie, Daikon-jima, Yatsuka-cho,  Matsue-city, Shimane-ken. Forgotten sunken ship. It has been left fo...

Daikonjima sunken ship

C: Yaegaki Jinjya - Yaegaki Shrine -

por Nomura Yukiaki, a 8.0 km.

八重垣神社は松江市の中心より南方の山沿いにある御社である。「早く出雲の八重垣様に、縁の結びが願いたい」という出雲の古い民謡の一節からもわかるとおり、八重垣神社は出雲の縁結びの大神として知られている。八岐...

Yaegaki Jinjya - Yaegaki Shrine -

D: Kumanotaisha - Kumanotaisha Shrine -

por Nomura Yukiaki, a 10.3 km.

古来出雲国一の宮として知られる熊野大社は松江市の中心から南に約15㎞、車で約30分の山間の地に鎮座している。 当社は神祖熊野大神櫛御気野命(かぶろぎくまののおおかみくしみけぬのみこと)を主祭神として境内...

Kumanotaisha - Kumanotaisha Shrine -

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por Ma5, a 10.6 km.

F: Shinji-ko Usagi

por Tadashi IKUTA, a 10.6 km.

Production by Satoshi Yabuuchi. Shinji-ko Rabbits. 12 rabbits of bronze. There is a rumor that the se...

Shinji-ko Usagi

G: Shimane Kenmin Kaikan

por Tadashi IKUTA, a 11.1 km.

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Shimane Kenmin Kaikan

H: Matsue Castle

por Nomura Yukiaki, a 11.4 km.

Matsue Castle

I: Matsue Castle with cherry blossom

por Nomura Yukiaki, a 11.4 km.

Matsue Castle with cherry blossom

J: Matsue Castle in Shimane

por H. Adi Saputra, a 11.4 km.

You are looking at Matsue Castle in Matsue City, Shimane Prefecture Japan.  This castle is one of Jap...

Matsue Castle in Shimane

Este panorama fue tomado en Japan

Esta es una vista general de Japan

The eight islands of Japan sprang into existence through Divine Intervention.

The first two gods who came into existence were Izanagi no Mikoto and Izanami no Mikoto, the Exalted Male and Exalted Female. It was their job to make the land for people to live on.

They went to the bridge between heaven and earth and, using a jewel-encrusted halberd, Izanagi and Izanami churned up the sea into a frothy foam. As salty drips of water fell from the tip of the halberd the first island was formed. Its name was Onogoro.

So far, so good. But when Izanagi and Izanami first met on their island, Izanami spoke to Isanagi without being spoken to first. Since she was the female, and this was improper, their first union created badly-formed offspring who were sent off into the sea in boats.

The next time they met, Izanagi was sure to speak first, ensuring the proper rules were followed, and this time they produced eight children, which became the islands of Japan.

I'm sure you did not fail to miss the significance of this myth for the establishment of Japanese formal society.

At present, Japan is the financial capital of Asia. It has the second largest economy in the world and the largest metropolitan area (Tokyo.)

Technically there are three thousand islands making up the Japanese archipelago. Izanagi and Izanami must have been busy little devils with their jewelled halberd...

Japan's culture is highly technical and organized. Everything sparkles and swooshes on silent, miniaturized mechanisms.

They're a world leader in robotics, and the Japanese have the longest life-expectancy on earth.

Text by Steve Smith.

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