Tottori Sand Dunes, Tottori

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. Before you head to Tottori, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Tottori day trip planner , to make sure you see all that Tottori has to offer, including Tottori Sand Dunes.
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  • It was a magnificent landscape. Width is narrower than the imagination of the height. Shoes off seeing people walking in bare feet do not be envious, Catapult off. I think children will be pleased.
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  • Tottori sand dunes Center, there are three rows of dunes, the most famous is the second dune row. This is known as [the back of a horse]. Tottori sand dunes municipal parking lot wooden stairs to climb, and the first notice. Until the back of the wooden stairs from crow about 400 m is the distance there is more looks. Is the maximum tilt 32 degrees and the sand hills to climb and then did not feet as the moment rush is hard, and slowly climb. (Hard to perfect your body your old ways, I think. ) Can stand atop and overlooking the Japan Sea. Shoes I would climb in shoes is easy, but the gritty to the shoes. "Dune House" and "camel House" that is pretty tiring and souvenir shop, boots free of lent me is, but does not fit. Is also the obvious this is not a new dirt and others, same thing... and I think that anyone that comes to mind. Also you'll be barefoot is slightly dangerous (pebbles, etc.) can be either barefoot towards alone also did not see. Cannot be taken free of charge is probably real, but we are close to the wooden stairs. From together see photos if you would like is 100 yen. State rode a camel in pictures if you would like (they should move at all), Member 500 yen. Is a camel ride if you pay one 1300 yen, but you can walk around round just walking around (time is 3 minutes). Most people pay 500 yen, I took photos. Born Tottori sand dunes for the first time. Was hoping just honest, more and more vast and endless sand world, but here the sand dunes in the desert, no. (This stupid I was misunderstood. w) sand dunes-hills terrain deposited sand transported by wind, is it. Also, as well as blue sea visible from the top of the back of a horse, normally come into sight building is green. There are on-site wind and sand it just your feet more closely, ripple. Was taught "and before morning, 踏mi荒rasu tourists visited the beauty of this ripple is impressive," said the local residents, but certainly it would could imagine.
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  • It is much better than I thought. Again in the afternoon because it was too windy that day I went out many folds. Sand depending on where the wound with strong winds hit and hurt. Nevertheless, he concentrated in tall dunes Hall near entrance from out there and GW, almost no one was.
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  • A wonderful place that you can spend a days' time on it. Recommend to come at early morning or evening with less tourists here.
  • Tottori Sand Dunes is the largest of its kind in Japan. Although with the really bad weather, it was still stunning. Try to climb the sand dunes to get the great view. You can ride a camel if it's not raining for a certain fee. However, the camel won't climb to the top of the sand dunes. There is also a sand museum near the sand dunes.
  • Very cool place in Japan. Good to have Picnics. Can do sand sledding
  • It's sand everywhere! Yaay! And you know the fun fact? It isn't that hot place at all!
  • One of the best place to enjoy sand dunes and ocean at the same time.
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