Amid the ancient shrines, ethereal cherry blossoms and bright, bustling cities, Japan’s beaches are often forgotten. But you won’t want to miss the striking serenity of Inasanohama Beach in the Japanese city of Izumo, not far from the Izumo-Taisha shrine, Japan’s oldest Shinto temple. You’ll feel as if you stepped into an elegant Japanese watercolor.
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