The region of Okuizumo lies just 40 kilometers south east of Matsue city(Shimane prefecture). With historical background of iron making and stunning landscape of rice field terraces, it provides an ideal countryside gateway from the near cities of Matue, Izumo and Yasugi.
Okuizumo is classical rural japan where strong community and living in harmony with nature are central to the way of life. For more than thousands of years the people of Okuizumo region have continued this ancient tradition of iron making while sustaining the beauty of the nature.
We believe that the history, culture and the environment of Okuizumo still has the essence of good old Japan. It’s our pleasure if you can feel deep Japan and we believe you will love Japan more and more. For more details [PDF:12.5MB]