Begining of Two Hands Swords
Samono Shrine (讃甘神社) is where legend said Miyamoto Musashi invented his "Nitoryu, the two hands swords style." The Hirata Family, the family line of Musashi, were expert of Jutte weapon. When Musashi saw the drum demonstration played by the priest here, he was strongly impressed by the equal sound of both drum sticks. Then, he immediately came up with both hand from replacing from Jutte to Katana.
There is parking.
0. at Tsuyama Station.
1. use JR Himeshin Line to Sayou Station (1 hr.)
2. use Chizu Line to Miyamoto Musashi (40 min.)
3. walk south (10 min.)