Izumo Grand Shrine’s shimenawa is made in Iinan Town!
Experience the traditional craft passed down through the ages!
This town has been responsible for creating the Ohshimenawa sacred straw rope at Izumo Grand Shrine since 1955, and is now kept busy with orders for shimenawa from shurines all across Japan. The strong and flexible rice straw grown in this area is woven into shimenawa by the craftsmen through a combination of training, skill, and intuition. See the masters at work during your visit.
Tel：+81-854-72-1017 Hanaguri 54-2, Iinan-cho