Yaegaki Shrine, Matsue

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Visit the site of Japan's first wedding, Yaegaki Shrine, a Shinto shrine popular with those looking for "En-musubi," the spiritual force that brings couples together. Dedicated to the gods of marriage and matchmaking, the shrine's grounds reveal many phallic symbols and carved wooden statues, and a pond where couples place pieces of paper in the hope that it will give them a long and fruitful marriage. An artwork depicting the enshrined Princess Inata covers a wall of the attached treasure house; painted onto Japanese Cypress, the mural has been considered one of the oldest shrine wall murals in the country. Put Yaegaki Shrine and other Matsue attractions into our Matsue trip itinerary planning website , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • It is said that Susanoonomikoto is the place where the new house was set up with Kusinadahime. Along with Izumo Taisha, she was known as the God of marriage, and many young women visited. Moreover, it was said that it was possible to occupy the marriage at the speed at which it sank by putting the coin on paper, and putting it in water, and the person was able to be done around the pond in the mirror pond.
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  • I took a regular sightseeing bus. It is famous for married couple camellia in a historical shrine. However, if you don't go around in the back, you won't know that two of them are one. It is understood that it is an old company of The God country Izumo when the origin record is seen. There was a person who was doing the fortune telling of the pond of the mirror, too, but because it did not sink immediately, the edge was slow. It was too bad.
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  • Beautiful little temple in Matsue. Worth a visit!
  • Famous power spot to pray for love :) Was touched by the holy atmosphere the Shrine owns. They have beautiful Omamoris too.
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