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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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  • When you come to the San-in travel whenever and as good kids coming to the Tottori sand dunes, pretty dunes with minimal coming. (Made sure to pull carriages. ) Doing things that bring the sand from somewhere on the ship photos are up on the dunes from a long time ago you want to see. This also effects of changes in the environment or nature protection are difficult. I think I'm that of the sand dunes, anyway, come here still ride horse or camel. (Walking is good) so unlike the old gift shop and the restaurant is trying to be quiet.
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  • Tottori travel highlights. From Tottori station bus time well by snapping them into place. Experience with similar large desert dunes and the sea. The shoe is lower for those of you who can borrow the boots.
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  • 來到鳥取一定要到的景點!就是鳥取沙丘! 我們到達鳥取第一天正下著大雨! 所以行程改到第二天,早上8點左右,人不是太多! 而且昨晚下雨的關係,沙沒有被風吹起,感覺也易行一點! 砂丘真的很壯觀,拍照的時後顯得人好眇小! 
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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.