Where to go

Tottori Prefecture

Koi-Yamagata Station

Koi-Yamagata Station is a railway station on the Chizu Express Line in Chizu-cho Yazu district, Tottori open in 1994.
This station is one of only four stations with Koi(Love) in its name in Japan.
This unmanned station got renovated and transformed into the new appearance in bright pink as you  see.

Mount Daisen

Mt Daisen is the highest mountain in Chugoku region. It is 1,711 meters high.
Mt Daisen is also designated as Daisen-Oki National park(3rd oldest National Park in Japan).
This mountain is known as the largest beech forest in the western Japan.

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.

Shimane Prefecture

Shussaigama Pottery

Shussaigama Pottery is located in Izumo city, 10 minutes drive away from Izumo-shi station.
Shussai gama(klin) was founded in 1947 by 5 young men influenced by Mingei Folk-Art Movement.
These members were deeply inspired by Yanagi Sotetsu(the leader of Mingei Folk-Art Movement) and Bernard Leach(a famous English potter).

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  .

投稿日:02/04/2018 更新日:

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