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Shimane Prefecture facing the Japan Sea is the land of mythology and said to be a place where the gods gathered. The large Izumo Taisha Shrine, a national treasure, is located in the west. The capital city, Matsue, in the east is known as the "water city." There are many attractions such as Matsue Castle, one of Japan's three biggest lake Castles, old samurai residences, Shiomi Nawate Street where the house of novelist Yakumo Koizumi can be found, and the famous Tamatsukuri hot springs.