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Former Taisha Station

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A ghost house

it is traditional house like little castle. A ghost house. not active now. Everything is silence... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Railroad fan should come

This is an old train station, seemingly a wooden structure and very beautiful. Now it is not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Taipei, Taiwan
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1 week ago
“A ghost house”
2 weeks ago
“Railroad fan should come”
A beautiful wooden station building designated as an important cultural property of the country. Interiors and railway goods with high historical value are worth seeing as well as railway fans.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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441-3 Taishacho Kitaaraki, Izumo 699-0722, Shimane Prefecture
+81 853-53-2112
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Reviewed 1 week ago

it is traditional house like little castle. A ghost house. not active now. Everything is silence. Think that i back to 100 year by time machine. A great memorable ..Good place for photography

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank My_journey_in_japan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an old train station, seemingly a wooden structure and very beautiful. Now it is not functioning any more, and that’s why we have the privilege to walk on the railroad track and get inside an old train to take photos in whatever way...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank meihui_and_ck
Reviewed October 7, 2019 via mobile

This is a charming station. Such a shame they closed it. It matched Izumo far more than the current one. The station building itself is well kept and stunning. Wood smell good. Surprised there’s no souvenir shop here. Perhaps becoz not much visitors.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank erikaps105
Reviewed April 12, 2019

The current station is convenient all right, but it has zero charm. The old station - perhaps 15 minutes away on foot is quite an impressive structure. The inside houses a ticket office still, and there are a few old carriages, but it's not very...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank ThreeFromVancouver
Reviewed July 8, 2018

that was old station & full of beautiful design also Taisho period stuff. we stay here over 1hour. that is hidden gem & must visit

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank iamface
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Imperial family was traveling to this station decades ago. It's not for commercial usage anymore. But, several items are displayed. The station building itself looks great. Steam locomotive, D51. Guest room, ticket counter, platform and the rail track. So, you can be reminded of the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank W7927SH_
Reviewed June 29, 2017

This is a great place to visit if you are interested in old Japanese architecture of train stations. There is also an older steam locomotive on site. There is not much to do in the area, but there are local busses and if you think...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Voodew
Reviewed June 16, 2017

This is an old train station architecture which is already closed. Before, there were so many visitors going to Izumo Taisha by train, but now, most visitors are coming by car or bus. So, the railway was closed in 1990. However, the building of the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank mariko_tanaka
Reviewed March 25, 2017

Before visiting Izumo Taisha, we stopped by this old station- The Former Taisha Station. A popular tourist destination. Inside the station are historical photos, timetable schedules, mannequins wearing uniforms, ticket machines and old equipments. A steam locomotive stands outside.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank emilysato
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Nice authentic place for the traveler.Love the ancient train and a big old station with a beautiful lawn.

Date of experience: December 2016
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