Course introduction

Satisfaction
Point
  • We can see the sights of popular spot including Matsue-jo Castle, Yaegaki shrine, Izumo Oyashiro efficiently!
  • There is discount privilege in tourist facility, restaurant, souvenir shop!
  • It is convenient by main stations and hot spring resort departure and arrival!
  • On the day, if there are any spaces, participation is OK! (one welcome!)

We are going to provide

It is around Matsue-jo Castle, Yaegaki shrine, Izumo Oyashiro and course around popular classic spot.
As around Matsue-jo Castle is free time of about two hours, can enjoy "Matsue-jo Castle" and taste of castle town Matsue appointed this year by national treasure; please enjoy "Matsue Horikawa circulation (pleasure boat) by "Shiomi footpath between rice fields" linking the eaves samurai residence walks around".
We put coin on the center of fortune-telling paper in "pond of mirror" from the afternoon, and "relationship fortune-telling" to float on pond quietly goes round Izumo Oyashiro worshiping "large king Oga" (to most wolf of master) of Yaegaki shrine, god of marriage of popularity. Ride is possible other than JR Izumoshi Sta., JR Matsue Sta. from Tamatsukuri Onsen and Matsueshinjiko-Onsen Station. Bus guide informs of all time schedule.

Course is course over Yaegaki shrine, Izumo Oyashiro from noon among 1 day course in half day.
Ride is only JR Matsue Sta. Bus guide leads all time schedule to course in half day.

Road map

  • 1 day course
  • Half day course

Road map (1 day course)

We go round around Matsue-jo Castle, Yaegaki shrine, Izumo Oyashiro and popular classic spots

08:25 departure JR Izumoshi Sta.
09:25 departure Tamatsukuri Onsen
09:50 departure JR Matsue Sta.
10:00 departure Matsueshinjiko-Onsen Station
10:05 arrival
National treasure Matsue-jo Castle (Otemae)
Around Matsue-jo Castle [free time]
※There is no guide guidance
12:25 departure National treasure Matsue-jo Castle (Otemae)
Karakoro Art Studio [the bus window]
13:10 arrival
13:50 departure
Yaegaki shrine [free time]
※There is guide guidance
Old big shrine Station [the bus window]
Izumo Oyashiro Otorii [the bus window]
15:00 arrival
Shrine gate street open space
Izumo Oyashiro worship [free time]
※There is guide guidance
16:20 departure Shrine gate street open space
Inasanohama Beach [the bus window]
16:50 arrival JR Izumoshi Sta.
17:45 arrival Tamatsukuri Onsen

Road map (half day course)

It circulates through Yaegaki shrine, Izumo Oyashiro

12:50 departure Matsue Sta.
13:10 arrival
13:50 departure
Yaegaki shrine [free time]
※There is guide guidance
Old big shrine Station [the bus window]
Izumo Oyashiro Otorii [the bus window]
15:00 arrival
Shrine gate street open space
Izumo Oyashiro worship [free time]
※There is guide guidance
16:20 departure Shrine gate street open space
Inasanohama Beach [the bus window]
16:50 arrival JR Izumoshi Sta.
17:45 arrival Tamatsukuri Onsen
  • Ride place
  • Getting off place
  • Getting off place
  • Ride place
  • Getting off place
  • Getting off place

Main tourist attraction

Matsue-jo Castle

Matsue-jo Castle

Because Matsue-jo Castle appointed to national treasure in July, 2015 resembles figure which widened feather in plover, it is also called Chidori-jo Castle. Structure of the actual fighting real intention that castle leaves characteristic of the Momoyama early days. The top floor can overlook cityscape of Matsue with observation tower type which can look around every direction.

Official site is this place

It is recommended to sightseeing around Matsue-jo Castle

We make a tour of Matsue Horikawa around

There is participation privilege discount!Includes townscape excursion ticket

We make a tour of Matsue Horikawa around

Horikawa-yuransen which can go sight-seeing in Horikawa around Matsue-jo Castle in Wed is recommended if we taste taste of Matsue missing slightly leisurely. As for time to be heartwarming to scenery and guide of Sendo mixed with Izumo dialects who match with the navigation, and drift.

Official site is this place

Old big shrine Station

Old big shrine Station

Old big shrine Station where has been got close to since the opening of business of 1912 as doorway to Izumo Oyashiro to abolished line of JR Taisha Line of 1990. Station building is appointed to important cultural property of country as the best masterpiece of Japanese-style station building in purely Japanese wooden one-story house.

Official site is this place

Izumo Oyashiro

Izumo Oyashiro

Shinto shrine which is dedicated to great king Ogami. Because it is opened, meeting where God of the whole country ties up gathering, various relationships to the ground of Izumo when it is October (the tenth lunar month) of the old calendar is known as god of marriage Corporation. Worship of Shinto shrine "two etiquette, two beats of hands bow; is common, but pray in "two etiquette, four beats of hands peculiar in Izumo Oyashiro, bow".

Official site is this place

Karakoro Art Studio

Karakoro Art Studio

Building of old Bank of Japan Matsue Branch built early in the Showa era. Great pillar of the appearance, large vault door under the ground are left as those days. Experience and accessories for making Japanese confectionery, various studios including painting are prepared under the theme of "artisan" now.

Official site is this place

Yaegaki shrine

Matsue-jo Castle

sosammeison (susanoonomikoto) and Princess Inada life (inatahimenomikoto) assumed first God who gets consent of parent, and got married are worshiped Shinto shrines.

"We tell relationship" in pond of mirror

Includes townscape excursion ticket

Relationship fortune-teller in "pond of mirror" wrapped in holy air is popular! When we put coin on the center of fortune-telling paper and float on pond quietly, divine message rises to God and tells relationship at place where it set in at time before the paper setting.

Inasanohama Beach

Izumo Oyashiro

Scenic spot that is chosen in 100, Nagisa choice of Japan at the shore in the west of Izumo Oyashiro. Shinto ritual to invite 8 million gods to is carried out in October (the tenth lunar month) of the old calendar.

Official site is this place

Service calendar

It will travel on every Saturday, Sunday and holiday. Please confirm operation day with the following calendar.

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Scheduled service date

Fare

1 day course
Adult (12 years and over) Adult
(12 years and over)
3,000 Japanese yen

Child (6 years or older, under 12 years old) Child
(6 years or older, under 12 years old)
1,500 Japanese yen

Half day course
Adult (12 years and over) Adult
(12 years and over)
2,000 Japanese yen

Child (6 years or older, under 12 years old) Child
(6 years or older, under 12 years old)
1,000 Japanese yen

  • With both courses, meal charges, pleasure boat passage fare, admission charges to tourist facility do not include either.

Guidance

  • When he/she does not have a reservation, on the day you can take if there are any spaces. Please get on order that had bus stops form a line on this occasion.
  • Entirely non-smoking. Please refrain from cigarette in the car.
  • Please wear seat belt during ride by all means.
  • Plan may be mixed up by traffic condition to road map in arrival time for mention.
  • We stop or may cancel service by our judgment at the time of wind and rain, the rain, thunderstorm, other bad weather to affect safe service.
  • When we lose ticket, the purchase is necessary again as we cannot reissue.
  • Change of ticket and refund are limited before beginning to use in expiration date and handle. In this case we charge predetermined fee.
  • And person for mask nonarrival running a fever may not use each facility. Please be careful.

From making a reservation to ride

Reservation method

We make a reservation and heard the release from one day ago for one month of ride.

We make a reservation for the Internet

We make a reservation on the telephone

Chugoku JR Bus telephone reservation center (navigator dial) 0570-666-012 [available time] 9:30-18:00

Prior ticket office

Swallow travel Izumo shop
Year round

Business hours 10:00-13:00, 14:00-18:00

  • You can purchase ticket at swallow travel Izumo shop without making a prior reservation directly

Ride bus stop guidance

  • We show each Ride bus stop map in NAVITIME, but address displayed in map may be different from real thing.
    After checking with guidance indication, bus stop marks in Ride bus stop, Getting off bus stop and facility, please use.
  • On the day of the ride, come to bus Ride bus stop within five minutes before departure.
    Crew is expected to pay fare at the time of ride, and please receive ticket.
  • When it is the departure time, bus departs. Please be careful not to make any missing.
  • When you have you buy ticket beforehand, hand ticket you have to crew.

Inquiry

Reference about Matsue & Izumo sightseeing bus

Chugoku JR Bus customer center
(navigator dial)

0570-010-666

Year round