Shimane Prefecture Live Cameras

Shimane Prefecture Eastern (Matsue)

Matsue City  |  Izumo City  |  Yasugi City  |  Unnan City  |  Okuizumo Town  |  Iinan Town

Shimane Prefecture Western (Hamada)

Hamada City  |  Masuda City  |  Oda City  |  Gotsu City  |  Kawamoto Town  |  Misato Town  |  Ohnan Town  |  Tsuwano Town  |    Yoshika Town

    Shimane Prefecture Oki (Saigo)

    Ama Town  |  Nishinoshima Town  |  Chibu Village  |  Okinoshima Town

    All over the prefecture

    • Izumo Taisha Kando Street | Kandodori Omotenashi Station (Tourist Information Office), 780-4 Kizukiminami, Taisha-cho, Izumo-shi, Shimane 699-0711 | Shimane Tourism Federation
    • Misumi Obira Sakura | Yabara, Misumi-cho, Hamada City, Shimane Prefecture 699-3214 | Hamada City Tourism Association
    • Mihonoseki Lighthouse | Mihonoseki Lighthous, Mihonoseki, Mihonoseki-cho, Matsue-shi, Shimane 690-1501 | Japana Coast Guard
    • Prefectural National Highway  | “Winter Road Information Camera” National Highway No. 9, Hamada / Misumi Road, Masuda Road, National Highway No. 191 / Hamada River National Highway Office
    • National Highway No. 54 (Iinan Town, Unnan City ) | Dekiyama (Iinan Town, Unnan City), Hata 2 (Hata, Kakeai Town, Unnan City), Haruun Tunnel (elevation 545m) (Hanaguri, Iinan Town), Akana 2 (Iinan) (Kamiakana, Iinan), Akana Tunnel (elevation 554m) (Kamiakana, Iinan) | Matsue National Highway Office, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
    • National Highway No. 9 (Yasugi City, Matsue City, Izumo City, Oda City) | Yasugi 2 (Yasugi City Monsei Town), Higashi Tsuda (Matsue City Higashi Tsuda Town), Koshihara (Matsue City Koshihara 4-chome), Karasade Ohashi (Right bank) (Hikawa-cho, Izumo-shi), Right bank of Kobebashi (Takamatsu-cho, Izumo-shi), Taki 1 (Taki-cho, Izumo-shi), Asayama 1 (Asayama-cho, Oda-shi), Hane Tozaka 2 (Hane-cho, Oda-shi), Shizuma ( Shizuma-cho, Oda-shi), Takuno 1 (Takuno, Nima-cho, Oda-shi), Takuno 2 (Takuno, Nima-cho, Oda-shi), Umaji (Uma-cho, Nima-cho, Oda-shi), Shimizu 1 (Yuri, Onsen-cho, Oda-shi), Onsentsu (Onsentsu, Oda-shi) Machi Fukumitsu) / Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Matsue National Highway Office
    • Prefectural Roads / Rivers | River / Road Image Live Camera / Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Chugoku Regional Development Bureau Hamada River National Highway Office
    • Prefectural Roads  | “Shimane Prefectural Road Camera Information” Matsue, Yasugi, Yunnan, Nita, Izumo, Oda, Kawamoto, Hamada, Masuda, Tsuwano, Oki / Shimane Prefectural Civil Engineering Department Road Maintenance Division
    • Hii River | Hii River Basin (Matsue, Yonago Bay, Kisuki, Otsu, Shin-Igaya, Nadabun) / Izumo River Office
    • Hino River / Hosshoji River | Hino River River Office Area Map / Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Hino River River Office Hino River Branch Office
    • Prefectural rivers  | “Shimane river monitoring camera” Hii river, Shizuma river, Hamada river, Sufu river, Masuda river / Shimane river section

      Shimane Prefecture Tourism Information

      The prefectural capital of Shimane Prefecture is Matsue City. The population of the prefecture is about 7 million people, and the population of Matsue City is approximately 200,000 people. The land of the prefecture was once called Izumonokuni (Izumo Province), Iwaminokuni (Iwami Province), or Okinokuni (Oki Province). Island of Oki and Takeshima Island also belong to the Shimane Prefecture.

      There are tourism resources such as Izumo Taisha (Izumo Grand Shirine), Iwami Silver Mine, Matsue-jo Castle, Lake Shinji, Tamatsukuri Onsen and Oki Island.

      Izumo Taisha (Izumo Grand Shrine) is the Shinto shrine dedicated to Okuninushi Okami, which was built in 659 AD. Shimane Prefecture is said to be the hometown of the gods and the country of the gods, and Izumo Taisha has been said that when it comes to October in lunar calendar every year it is the place for the meeting where the gods of eight million also from all over the country gather. October is called Kannazuki, which means the month of no-gods, because the gods are absent in Japan, but only in Shimane Prefecture it is called Kamiarizuki (the month of gods there), because the gods come to the prefecture.

      In addition, Okuninushi Okami of Izumo Taisha is faith as the God of marriage that preside over the edges of the people, and worshipers visit from all over the country.

      Matsue-jo Castle in Matsue City is one of the 12 existing castle towers in Japan and was constructed in 1611 by the founder lord of Matsue clan, Horio Yoshiharu.

      Lake Shinji in northeastern part of Shimane Prefecture is the lake of domestic seventh the size of the79 square kilometers and the circumference of about 45km. It is the brackish water lake in which freshwater and seawater mix enters, and about 90% of the catch is clams. The beauty of the setting sun is famous and it is chosen as one of the famous hundred sunsets elected in Japan.

      The local cuisines of Shimane are the clam juice in which the Corbicula japonica that is caught in the Lake Shinji is used and the Izumo Soba that is made of the buckwheat flour obtained by subtracting each shell the fruit of buckwheat.


      Izumo Taisha Shinmon Street Live Camera (Taishacho, Izumo, Shimane)

      This is a live camera installed on Izumo Taisha Shinmon Street in Taisha-cho, Izumo City, Shimane Prefecture. You can se...
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