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JR Tottori Sta.

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Sightseeing Spots

  • Tottori Sand Dunes

    Tottori Sand Dunes

    The peaks of these coastal dunes are the largest in Japan, and the wind helps create beautiful patterns in the sand. Visitors can see and ride camels, paraglide, sandboard, or even enjoy yoga on the dunes.

    • JR Tottori Station
    • Bus about 20 minutes
    • Sakyu-kaikan bus stop
    • Immediately accessible on foot
    • Tottori Sand Dunes
  • Gosho Aoyama Manga Factory

    Gosho Aoyama Manga Factory

    A museum dedicated to Gosho Aoyama, author of the popular manga Detective Conan and native of Hokuei, Tottori. It features a recreation of Aoyama’s office, and is located near Conan Street, which showcases many sculptures based on the manga.

    • JR Tottori Station
    • Approx. 1 hr. on Sanin Line
    • JR Yura Station
    • Approx. 18 min. on foot
    • Gosho Aoyama Manga Factory
  • Mizuki Shigeru Road

    Mizuki Shigeru Road

    The former home of GeGeGe no Kitaro manga artist Shigeru Mizuki, this road stretches approximately 800 meters from JR Sakaiminato Station. The path is lined with 153 bronze statues of yokai (monster) characters; at night, the statues are illuminated.

    • JR Yonago Station
    • Train about 45 minutes
    • JR Sakaiminato Station
    • Immediately accessible on foot
    • Mizuki Shigeru Road
  • Tottori Hanakairo Flower Park

    Tottori Hanakairo Flower Park

    One of Japan’s largest flower parks. There is plenty to see here, such as a flower-covered hill that overlooks Mt. Daisen (a symbol of Tottori), a one-kilometer long circular walkway, and a gigantic glass greenhouse.

    • JR Yonago Station
    • Free shuttle bus about 25 minutes
    • Tottori Hanakairo Flower Park
  • Adachi Museum of Art

    Adachi Museum of Art

    Displays modern Japanese paintings, pottery, and more. The large Japanese garden received three stars in the Michelin Green Guide Japan, and has long been rated Japan’s best garden every year by an American-published Japanese gardening journal.
    Photograph: Dry landscape garden

    • JR Yasugi Station
    • Free shuttle bus about 20 minutes
    • Adachi Museum of Art
  • Matsue Castle

    Matsue Castle

    Matsue Castle is also called the “plover castle” due to its resemblance to a plover bird with its wings outstretched. The tower at the very top offers views of downtown Matsue, Lake Shinji, and Mt. Daisen in the distance. The castle was designated a National Treasure in 2015.

    • JR Matsue Station
    • Bus about 10 minutes
    • Kokuho Matsue-jo (Otemae) bus stop
    • Immediately accessible on foot
    • Matsue Castle
  • Izumo Taisha Shrine

    Izumo Taisha Shrine

    This shrine is popular among women around Japan for finding luck in love, and is affectionately known as “Daikoku-sama.” The current main hall is registered as a National Treasure. Don’t miss the Kagura Hall with its famous large straw rope.

    • JR Izumoshi Station
    • Bus about 30 minutes
    • Izumo Taisya bus stop
    • Immediately accessible on foot
    • Izumo Taisha Shrine
  • Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine

    Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine

    This former underground mine was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007. Immense amounts of silver were mined for around 100 years in the 16th and 17th centuries. Much of it was exported to foreign countries.

    • JR Odashi Station
    • Bus about 26 minutes
    • Omori Daikansho-ato bus stop
    • Immediately accessible on foot
    • Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine

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