Shimane16-17 May 2020

Places of interest

Tsuwano Town・Tonomachi Street
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Tsuwano Town・Tonomachi Street
Matsue City・ Matsue Castle
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Matsue City・ Matsue Castle
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The Torch Relay in Shimane will start in the southwestern town of Tsuwano, and will journey toward the central part of the prefecture, making its way to the town of Onan where a celebration will take place at the end of the first day. On the second day, the Torch Relay will leave from the city of Oda, travelling across the northeastern part of the prefecture, arriving in the city of Matsue for a celebration.

The highlights of the Torch Relay in Shimane will include: the sublime Izumo-taisha Shrine; Lake Shinji, famous for its beautiful sunset view; Mt. Akahage in the village of Chibu, representing the typical topography of the Oki Islands UNESCO Global Geopark; and the Cape Saigo Lighthouse in the town of Okinoshima.

Shimane

Date

DAY116 May

  • Tsuwano Town
  • Chibu Village
  • Masuda City
  • Hamada City
  • Gotsu City
  • Kawamoto Town
  • Onan Town

Celebration site:Onan Town

DAY217 May

  • Oda City
  • Izumo City
  • Unnan City
  • Okuizumo Town
  • Okinoshima Town
  • Yasugi City
  • Matsue City

Celebration site:Matsue City

The relay route, the municipalities where the torch relay will travel through and their order, the celebration site and other information provided above (especially the order of the municipalities the torch relay will visit) are subject to change.