Izumo Taisha Grand Shrine
“Izumo” is one of the oldest areas of Japan therefore, the region is known as “Province of the Gods”. Izumo Taisha Grand Shrine is considered as one of the most ancient and important shrines in Japan. The ancient shrine is designed as a national treasure. It is believed that the gods gather at Izumo Shrine in October to discuss the coming year’s marriages, deaths, and births and to determine what sort of “en” people will have in the upcoming year.