Tottori Sand Dunes

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Tottori Sand Dunes (Photo: Tottori Sand Dunes – Hashi photo / CC BY-SA 3.0)

The Tottori Sand Dunes are the largest sand dunes in Japan and the most famous attraction in Tottori Prefecture. They extend for about 16 kilometers along the coast of the Sea of ​​Japan and are up to two kilometers wide and 50 meters high. The view over the dunes can be from the The Sakyu Center observation deck can be enjoyed via a chair lift.

Overview

Address

2164-661 Fukubecho Yuyama, Tottori, 689-0105 (Directions)

Phone Number

0857-22-0581

Website

http://www.torican.jp/english/sand-geopark

General Amenities

  • Baby-friendly
  • Coin lockers

Facilities

  • First aid facilities

Payment Method

  • Pay by cash

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