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Tottori Sand Dunes

2018/04/09  

Tottori Sand Dunes are the largest Sand Dunes in Japan located in the corner of San'in Kaigan UNESCO Global Geo Park.
It stretches 16 kilometer long from east to west.
The wave patterns  on the surface formed by wind is beautiful and it is the one of the best highlight of Tottori Sand Dunes.

TOTTORI

Sanbutsuji Temple

2018/04/09  

Sanbutsuji temple is located on Mt Mitoku in Misasa town, Tottori Prefecture.
It has been around since the year 706 founded by Enno Gyoja to train ascetic monks and then Jikaku Daishi Enrin enshrine three Buddhist statues.
The name of Sanbutsu(three Buddhist statues)-ji(temple) came from this legend.

TOTTORI

Eshima Bridge

2018/04/08  

Eshima Bridge is Japan's number one pre-stressed concrete rigid frame bridge.
It streches about a mile long with a height of about 144 feet and has gradient of 5.1%(Tottori side) and 6.1%(Shimane side) on each end.

F&B

Shijimi clams

2018/04/05  

Lake Shinji in Shimane Prefecture is famous for shijimi clams. It's one of 7 delicacies of Lake Shinji.
The other 6 delicacies are eel,shrimp,whitebait, bass,smelt, and carp.
The shijimi clams here are black and bigger than other ordinary clams in size.
Shijimi clams play a significant role for the lake in order to keep the water clean.
They also work for human body like preventing from hangover.
Although there are several type of way of eating for shijimi clams, the most popular way is with miso soup.
What's special and interesting here is that they turn into burger!
That's the food you should definitely try at Lake Shinji.

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News

6 Major Sakura(cherry blossoms) viewing places in Tottori

2018/03/31  

If you are travelling to Japan in the spring, we would definitely recommend "Hanami(Cherry blossom viewing)" in the same way Japanese usually experience.Needless to say, there are so many places where you can see and enjoy "Sakura" in San'in region.Here we introduce some popular cherry blossom viewing spots in Tottori prefecture.The best time of viewing is said to be from late March until middle April in San'in region.Sakura festival is held at some places,which you can enjoy lots of food stalls and fun events.Night viewing is also available and highly recommended at most of these spots. It's absolutely fantastic!We would ...

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News

New flights to/from Izumo airport

2018/03/25  

Fuji Dream Airlines connect Izumo airport with Shizuoka and Sendai! New flights start operating at Izumo airport. To/from  Shizuoka    25th Mar,2018 FDA185:  Shizuoka(16:15) →Izumo(17:35) FDA184:  Izumo(14:30)→Shizuoka(15:40) To/from  Sendai     20th April,2018 FDA703: Sendai(12:30)→Izumo(14:00) FDA702: Izumo(10:30)→Shizuoka(12:00) These flights make your itinerary more flexible for your trip in Japan. You can easily access to other parts of Japan from San'in region.

F&B

Izumo soba (Buckwheat noodles)

2018/03/19  

Izumo soba is made from fresh buckwheat flour.
What they differentiate from other reqular soba is eating stlye. The way of eating of Izumo soba is called Warigo soba.
Regular soba  are served with hot soup or bamboo mat which noodles are placed on in case of cold noodles.
In warigo style, noodles are served with round shaped bento box-like plates.
Those boxes are stackable and commonly provided three-tier boxes and people eat them with pouring sauce over the entire noodles. 

F&B

Tottori 20th century pears

2018/03/19  

Tottori 20th century pears is what Tottori prefecture is famous for in terms of food.
They are almost transparent and incredibly sweet. Tottori 20th century pears is cultivated with special care.They are wrapped in waxed paper bags to protect them from bugs.
Shinkansen is one of the newest brand of Tottori 20th century pears, which sounds same as bullet trains (shinkansen) but use different Kanji.
They are in season and sold in stores from August. You should definitely try pear picking in Tottori.

Accommodations

KAIKE SEASIDE HOTEL(KAIKE HOT SPRING)

2018/03/19  

This ryokan is located right in front of Kaike beach.
Ocean view rooms are 100% guaranteed.

Accommodations

KAIKE GRAND HOTEL TENSUI(KAIKE HOT SPRING)

2018/03/19  

The view of the Sea of Japan from the public bath is absolutely breathtaking.

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