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Miho Jinja Shrine

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Address: 608 Mihonoseki, Mihonosekicho, Matsue 690-1501, Shimane Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 852-73-0506
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one of the largest shrines dedicated to Ebisu

One of the quietest shrines you'll ever visit. Read more about my visit at http://hotfootrini.blogspot.jp/2015/05/mihonoseki-soul-of-traditional-japan.html

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The Miho shrine was far from the JR station and should cost 750 Yen. Fortunately I had a 3 days ticket. As it was far, I think, there was a few visitors. The shrine was not really exceptional to travel far away.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

One of the quietest shrines you'll ever visit. Read more about my visit at http://hotfootrini.blogspot.jp/2015/05/mihonoseki-soul-of-traditional-japan.html

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Matsue, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

I've visited the village of Mihonoseki (which is part of the Matsue municipality) a number of times, and on each occasion have visited the Miho Shrine (美保神社) as well. The main shrine building is a large impressive structure, with a captivating backdrop of forested mountainside. The deity here is Ebisu. You can buy amulets and shrine goods within the grounds,... More 

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Matsue, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

I visited during the Morotabune festival (Dec. 3), an ancient custom with ties to the Kojiki (Shinto book of mythology). Fans of Ebisu, a mirthful god of fishing with distinctly Japanese origins, should make sure not to miss this shrine, as it is the head of all Ebisu shrines. Despite the busy festival atmosphere, it wasn't packed elbow-to-elbow, so I... More 

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