The Izumo-Hirata cotton highway allows you to experience the history and culture,recommended for those who want to be healedis. Here's why.
① downtown emotion full of extraordinary can enjoy the specific streets
② You can stay in an old private house with a traditional architecture that has been renovated from a former sake brewery.
③ You can have a warm exchange experience with local people
It is very recommended because it is close to Izumo Taisha.
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特急 やくもでは、日本夕陽百選にも選ばれているLake Shinjiが見渡せました。こちらの湖は、わずかに塩分を含んでいるので、シジミや白魚などの松江の名産品が収穫できるそう。
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It is currently being rolled out in nine regions nationwide, and is planned to be rolled out to various parts of Japan in the future.
こちらの「NIPPONIA 出雲平田 木綿街道」は、約250年の歴史ある旧石橋酒造の母屋と、店舗部分であった築後推定220年の建物を改修しています。
The first floor has a guest room overlooking the garden from Onarimon, while the second floor bedroom has been renovated from a barn.
Everywhere in the room, local ceramics, Masaaki Iwasa set up a washbasin washbasin,随所に道具への尊厳It is felt.
特にしゃぶしゃぶは、鰤の昆布締めと新物生若布（わかめ）was. A sweet soup based on soy sauce made from the cotton highway, and is highly compatible with yellowtail and young cloth. Finally, when it was eaten with cooked rice, it was a gem that tastes very much.
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The atmosphere of the room changed completely from daytime and the faint indirect lighting was very wonderful.
I felt like drinking a little,Order alcohol at the hotel reception. I also got snacks if I asked. Thanks to the kind staff.
Toast with Junmai Ginjo Saka Nishiki, a brand of Yamasan Masamune sake on the Cotton Road. This Yamasan Masamune has a sake brewery on the Cotton Road and will be introduce later.
Also, Shimane has a theory,Birthplace of sakeIs called. If you like alcohol`` Saka Shrine '' worshiping the brewing godPlease also go.
morning mealAll 8 items, including side dishes shared and assorted unique to the Cotton Road. The sum of the nourishing there is a very volume morning was the food.
There is also freshly cooked rice from Shijimi soup from Lake Shinji and Kinumasu from Shimane Prefecture, and you can thoroughly enjoy delicious local ingredients.
Wednesday exclusive of the morning meal plan as, you can eat dishes of Mochida soy sauce shop.
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From here on, I will introduce a model course for one night and two days that can be combined with Izumo Hirata Cotton Route.
You can access Izumo Taisha in about 30 minutes by train, so be sure to go there.
It has a history so old that it appears in Japan's oldest history book, Kojiki and Nippon Shoji.
The god of religion is famous as the god of marriage⼤ Kokushu Ogami (Okuninushino wolf)is. Not only romance,Every good edgeWill take care of you.
The approach to the shrine was followed by a row of pine trees, which was selected as one of Japan's 100 Best Matsus. There is a sacred atmosphere and the feeling is tight.
The shrine is the largest wooden shrine building after the war and is very impressive.
The worship of a general shrine is "2 appreciation 2 applause 1 appreciation",At Izumo Taisha, "2 bows 4 claps 1 bow"Is the correct manner.
Gohonden in the back of the shrine is the oldest shrine building style in Japan. The worship usually starts at the eight foot gate, which is closest to the god of worship, but in the main shrine, the god of worship is worshiped west.
for that reasonA place that turns left from the front of the GohondenIs said to be "a place of worship where God's wish can be most easily reached." It is good to worship here.
In front of the Kagura hallJapan's largest diaper lineIt is about 13 meters long and weighs 5.2 tons.
It was big enough to spread my hands!
In the precincts,Inaba no RabbitThere are many rabbit statues with the motif of "".
Please look for an adorable rabbit.
Taisha-cho, Izumo City, where Shimane Winery is located, isHouse grape specialtyis. Aromatic grapes have a reputation for being juicy, high in sugar and very delicious.
In such a winery,free from production tour to tastingYou can enjoy it.
In the tasting and spot sale building "Bacchus"About 10 kinds of wine comparedI can do it. You can find your favorite wines as there are paid wine tastings.
This time we are popular at Shimane WineryMarriage seriesI purchase "Marriage Sparkling Delaware Brut". The fine foaming accentuated it, and it was a gem with a sharp dryness.
After that, move to the Cotton Road and check in to the hotel.
The cotton highway flourished as a cotton gathering area during the Edo period, and there are still townhouses reminiscent of the bustle of the market town.
The streets full of historical atmosphere are lined with eaves-of-a-kind, “girder-style house” with fire prevention and flood countermeasures.Historic architectural styleYou can see.
And soy sauce breweries and sake breweries that keep the traditional taste from the Edo era, long-established ginger sugar,Highlights unique to the Cotton Roadthere are a lot of.
The Cotton Road Exchange CenterBuilding that restored the old Nagasaki physician from the Edo periodIt is equipped with a sightseeing information center on the Cotton Road and an exhibition corner.
The staff is very friendly and can teach you how to walk along the highways and what to see. There is also a pamphlet "Cotton Kaido Exploration Pledge" that collects experience menus on the highway, so please take it with you.
On the first floorJapanese restaurant "rice rice cotton flower"There are local dishes using local ingredients.
This time, I ordered a set of cotton flowers and a soba set for lunch. We were able to enjoy delicious local dishes such as assorted side dishes of Izumo soba and cotton highway, and homemade Fukinoto miso.
Opened in April 2018Italian Restaurantis. The shop was decorated with stylish dried flowers and accessories, and it was a relaxing space that women seemed to like.
The lunch set is mainly available with several kinds of pasta or risotto, and comes with homemade bread and walnut bucket, salad and dolce.
This time I ordered the tomato sauce of Italian mozzarella, which is the main pasta. The rich sauce was delicious with a perfect balance of acidity and sweetness.
Founded in Meiji 10Traditional sake brewery with registered cultural properties
At the foot of Saka Shrine where the god of sake is enshrined, a traditional famous sake by Mr. Izumo ToruYamasan Masamune"Has been created.
Izumo's dishes liked sweet and thick soy sauce, so they had a solid taste that matched it.
You can make three kinds of handmade sake while listening to the liquor production method, and you can also enjoy a historic sake brewery tour by making a reservation.
When I was walking along the Cotton Road, I saw a fragrant soy sauce and stopped by.
Mochida soy sauce here is handmade soy sauce that is processed from raw materials and aged for a long period of one to three years.
Soy sauce ice cream using tamari soy sauce (sashimi soy sauce)And freshly savoryMitarashi dumplingSuch as eating while walking There is also a gourmet.
A happy and cheerful mother and dad will welcome you and have a good time, so please come and visit us.
Izumo-Hirata Cotton Kaido offers plenty of experience of craftsmanship techniques and the atmosphere of townhouses that have been handed down since the Edo period, and I wanted to recommended it to my friends.
By all means people who like history and culture of Japan is reference but please try to.