Where to go

Tottori Prefecture

Tottori Sand Dunes

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.

Sanbutsuji Temple

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.

Eshima Bridge

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.

Shimane Prefecture

Ichibata Yakushi Temple

Ichibata Yakushi Temple is located in Izumo city and founded in 894.
The main hall is on the mountain top at 200m.
This temple is known for its benefit for eye problems.

Sugaya Tatara Sannai

Japan's only remaining Tatara Iron-making facility .

Tatara refers to the traditional iron-making method that uses iron sand and charcoal.
Sannai means the village where the craftmen's workplace and residence located.

Inasa no hama beach

Inasa no hama beach is located 15 minutes walk away from Izumo Taisha Grand Shrine.
It is selected as one of the 100 best beaches in Japan.

The short beach stretches out and a huge rock with torii(Shinto shrine gate) is in the water  .

Hinomisaki Lighthouse

Hinomisaki Lighthouse is bulit in 1903 and the tallest lighthouse in Japan .
It stands at 43.6 meters and is also listed as one of the 100 most beautiful lighthouse of the world.

投稿日:02/04/2018 更新日:

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