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Stroll along the beach of Ise Bay and discover an Imperial guesthouse from the Meiji era.

Upopoy National Ainu Museum and Park

An immersive experience for visitors to learn about the traditional Ainu way of life

matsue bridge

Matsue Ohashi Bridge

Travel to the bridge’s southern side and see remnants of two local legends

Mukibanda Historical Park

Mukibanda Historical Park

Explore what Japan looked like before it was Japan.

keya kurotatsu shrine

Keya Kurotatsu Shrine

The historic Keya Kurotatsu Shrine in Fukui Prefecture was built to protect Japan in ancient times.

Sekigahara Museum

Sekigahara Battlefield Museum

Relive one of the most important moments in Japan’s history


Jindai-ji Temple

Superstition, history and nature come together over a bowl of soba noodles.

port of humanity tsuruga museum

Port of Humanity Tsuruga Museum

A museum celebrating the humanitarian history of Tsuruga in Fukui Prefecture.

Shimane Museum of Ancient Izumo

Archeological evidence, historical texts and oral traditions trace the story of Shimane Prefecture so far that eventually, one exits the realm of concrete records and enters the world of myths. This is...

Yaegaki Shrine

A popular sightseeing destination due to its deep connections to Japanese mythology and the tradition of predicting one’s fortune in love with a sacred pond.

Sankyo Soko Storehouses

A charming historical hotspot showcasing the prosperous former rice trade on the Sea of Japan