A ravine following the Maki River for a distance of 3 km, Oninoshitaburui is filled with rocks of various shapes and sizes.
In Izumo ancient legend a love story is told wherein Wanizame emerges from the sea in search of Tamahime-no-Mikoto but is obstructed by the rocks and never reaches her.
Asia » Japan » Shimane In 1603, a Tokugawa shogunate (military dictatorship) ushered in a long period of isolation from foreign influence in order to secure its power. For 250 years this policy enabled Japan to enjoy stability and a flowering of its indigenous culture. Fol... ... read more
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