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Former Taisha Station

441-3 Taishacho Kitaaraki, Izumo 699-0722, Shimane Prefecture
+81 853-53-2112
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Nostalgia

Imperial family was traveling to this station decades ago. It's not for commercial usage... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
W7927SH_
via mobile
Interesting view into the recent past.

This is a great place to visit if you are interested in old Japanese architecture of train... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Voodew
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Victoria, Canada
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441-3 Taishacho Kitaaraki, Izumo 699-0722, Shimane Prefecture
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+81 853-53-2112
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Imperial family was traveling to this station decades ago. It's not for commercial usage anymore. But, several items are displayed. The station building itself looks great. Steam locomotive, D51. Guest room, ticket counter, platform and the rail track. So, you can be reminded of the...More

Thank W7927SH_
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This is a great place to visit if you are interested in old Japanese architecture of train stations. There is also an older steam locomotive on site. There is not much to do in the area, but there are local busses and if you think...More

Thank Voodew
Reviewed 17 June 2017

This is an old train station architecture which is already closed. Before, there were so many visitors going to Izumo Taisha by train, but now, most visitors are coming by car or bus. So, the railway was closed in 1990. However, the building of the...More

Thank mariko_tanaka
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Before visiting Izumo Taisha, we stopped by this old station- The Former Taisha Station. A popular tourist destination. Inside the station are historical photos, timetable schedules, mannequins wearing uniforms, ticket machines and old equipments. A steam locomotive stands outside.

Thank emilysato
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Nice authentic place for the traveler.Love the ancient train and a big old station with a beautiful lawn.

Thank rafiadbmb06
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Very nicely preserved and maintained. The city is taking good care of old station. The old engine is very elegantly placed .. good visit

Thank Giriraj3007
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This station was opened as the closest station to Izumo shrine in 1912, and closed in 1990 due to cut service on unpopular routes. It built at authentic Japanese style and made of wooden materials. It was designated as a cultural asset of national importance...More

Thank mat_mak
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