出雲大社[ Izumo taisha ]Izumo Taisha Shrine
Izumo-taisha (出雲大社, Izumo Grand Shrine, also Izumo Ōyashiro) is one of the most ancient and important Shinto shrines in Japan. No record gives the date of establishment. Located in Izumo, Shimane Prefecture, it is home to two major festivals. It is dedicated to the god Ōkuninushi (Ōkuninushi-no-mikoto), famous as the Shinto deity of marriage.