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Yurahime Shrine

Urago, Nishinoshima-cho, Oki-gun, Shimane Prefecture
+81 8514-7-8888
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Cute squids shrine, very local

The story about the squids chasing away the Deity and trying to get her to come back every year is... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
SamsamInJapan
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Tokyo, Japan
Nice cool place to relax!

This is the most visited shrine in Nishinoshima. There are squid statues in the forest and along... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
nicolajones08
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Oki-gun, Shimane, Japan
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30 May 2017
“Cute squids shrine, very local”
5 May 2017
“Nice cool place to relax!”
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Urago, Nishinoshima-cho, Oki-gun, Shimane Prefecture
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+81 8514-7-8888
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

The story about the squids chasing away the Deity and trying to get her to come back every year is really cute, and the Shrine itself is quiet and peaceful, a great visit for the lovers of real Japanese culture. There's a small restaurant right...More

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Reviewed 6 May 2017

This is the most visited shrine in Nishinoshima. There are squid statues in the forest and along the fence line. There are ladies (dolls) in the bay trying to catch the squid. There are squid and fish carvings in the stone lanterns and along the...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2017

We heard about this shrine before going, including its location where squids are told to frequent a lot. Turns out the best part of our shrine visit is our timing with cherry blossom. On that day, the trees have given birth to a bloom of...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

I visited Oki islands last spring and it was an amazing experience. Yurahime Shrine is the home of the goddess, Yurahime-no-mikoto. She is considered as a guardian of the sea by the locals. I was also able to witness Oki Kagura during my stay there!...More

1  Thank Anne T
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