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Tottori Sand Dunes, Tottori

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View a natural wonder thousands of years in the making at Tottori Sand Dunes, located within a national park. These hills represent the largest sand dunes in Japan and stretch for 16 km (10 mi) in an east-to-west direction. Formed by sand washed ashore by the Sendaigawa River, the shape-shifting dunes alter their appearance every so often thanks to the influence of prevailing winds. View this attraction on foot, by riding a camel, or by hopping on a horse-drawn carriage. For something totally different, try paragliding or sandboarding in the area. Use our Tottori itinerary maker to arrange your visit to Tottori Sand Dunes and other attractions in Tottori.
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  • Why does impressions of people who wanted to go once they went was the pros and cons were impressed me more than expected. Because it was early in the morning on a weekday or we surprisingly few figures, saw a lot of good photos.
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  • 這裡雖然比真正沙漠地區小型,但也令我眼前一亮,實在值得花時間在這裡流連,可能前些時下過雨,砂丘正中形成了一大湖面,實在美極,也因為沙中帶一點點水份,比較結實,爬上砂丘頂不會那麼吃力,從砂丘頂望向海邊和山腳下面的景觀,實在令人舒暢。這裡另一窩心的地方,就是免費提供膠鞋,放在纜車站旁邊的層架上,把鞋換上後存放在100yen儲物箱內,就安心往砂丘上走動,我們共有四對鞋,都可以放在一個儲物箱內,十分方便。  more »
  • The larger, just walk up and down violently, it becomes quite a movement. Children up and down because sand had repeatedly quite physical strength is used. Still in the spring so much, known as OASIS pond? Also, I was lucky to see. Climate is good and even barefoot was OK.
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  • Hugely overrated. If you've never seen sand before, then they might be exciting. Make sure to get away from the crowds and head a bit further west to spend some time alone in the dunes. Definitely not making the trip down here just to see the dunes, but if you're driving past, then you might as well stop.
  • Great place to take children. They love jumping off the dune to see how far they can fly. Paragliding lessons and camel rides are offered at a cost.
  • It was a bit disappointed. It's just a large sand dune. Since it's too windy, you can't even stay too long
  • I have to say, this place quite disappointed me the two times I went. Too many factories around, the sand is not as clean as expected, it's basically one main dune and the rest is a bit smallish. Or maybe that it is I am well too used to the Dune of Pyla in the south of France?
  • Closest you can get to feeling like you are in a desert while in Japan. Fun to walk, run and play on the dunes. Bigger and more impressive than I expected.