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The Sand Museum

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Address: 2083-17 Yusan Hukubecho, Tottori 689-0105, Tottori Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 857-20-2231
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Great sculptures

The sculptures were awesome. It's worth the trip to go to the museum to look at them. It is amazing how they can make such detailed sculptures with sand.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Osaka, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

This place is quite small so we did not take much time to look around. The theme changes every year. This year was Germany. The sculptures were very well-made especially the Neuschwanstein Castle. It was stunning. A recommended place to visit when you visit Tottori!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

The sculptures were awesome. It's worth the trip to go to the museum to look at them. It is amazing how they can make such detailed sculptures with sand.

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Kobe, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

When we visited, the theme for the sand creations was 'Germany'. Each of the items was well made and interesting.

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Hong Kong
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

When visit the Sand Museum, make sure you read the guide provided although a little bit long. It walks you through the history of the display in order. Then relax and enjoy the 3D show.

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Sculpture made of sand display is very nice. Worth to go for a visit. You need to pay entrance fees to enter this museum. They will change the theme because the sculpture will eventually collapse as the material is sand only.

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Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Very impressive art work may be seen in this museum. The exhibition is well kept and the information is displayed in English as well. Amazing but a bit small.

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This was definitely worth a visit before heading to the airport. My visit coincided with replicas of Russian history. It was quite incredible to see what artists can achieve with sand.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We went to admire the Tottori Sand Dunes but the wind and rain made it too difficult and we had walked across the dunes on previous trips so we visited the new Tottori Sand Museum across the street. What an amazing experience this was. We had seen the snow and ice sculptures of Hokkaido's Winter Festival and they were beautiful... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

I couldn't quite believe what can be made of sand! Not your child's sandcastle on the beach that's for sure. Well worth the visit. Every year the theme changes, so best to check on the website to see what is showing when you visit.

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

Wow! Mind blowing that they've made angkor wat, market place, dancers etc all out of just sand and water. The place changes theme every year. The sculptures are made by artists from all over the world. This year, the general producer is the WSSA world championships of sand sculpture (Singapore), Katsuhiko Chaen, leading a team of 17 international artists. Definitely... More 

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Address: 2083-17 Yusan Hukubecho, Tottori 689-0105, Tottori Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 857-20-2231
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chugoku  >  Tottori Prefecture  >  Tottori

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