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Tottori Sand Dunes

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Address: Yuyama Fukubecho, Tottori 680-0947, Tottori Prefecture
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One of the best overviews of the region

Nice place to stroll and photographs. Lot of places near for lunch. The place looks better in a sunny day.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Daniel M
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Madrid, Spain
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Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the city bus form the Tottori train station to one of the two stops at the Tottori Sand Dunes or Desert. Bus was cheap and efficient. We stepped off the bus and walk over the hill up the stairs and there it was! it is small but bizarre and we enjoyed the 1/2 day trip immensely! It is... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to stroll and photographs. Lot of places near for lunch. The place looks better in a sunny day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016 via mobile

Could not have imagined such a place in Japan. Although it looks quite daunting it is worth the trek up the dunes to see the sea.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

This clearly was a must visit site in Tottori. Go there in early morning and enjoy sun shine and breeze.

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

You would not expect to see such a place in Japan. It's a bit oniric, but the air around here is fantastic, guess it's also the merit of the nearby forests. You can ride a camel if you like, surely kids would love this. The sea is really beatiful.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

It was an impressive sight when the view of the sand dunes appeared. I can't believe that Japan has something like this. It feels like you're in a desert! You can ride the camels for a fee but the ride only lasts a couple of minutes. Beautiful sweeping views of the beach from the top of the sand dunes, worth... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

These dunes are quite impressive. You almost feel in the desert (a desert close to the beach though)

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Placitas, New Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

A huge area of wavy, Sahara-brown sand dunes extend down the coast for about 10 miles and some are 175 feet high. Nearby is the Sand Museum which has some great structures of the World all made by sand from some of the Worlds best sand artists.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Tottori Sand Dunes is located along the beach of Tottori Prefecture. Good scenery for taking picture especially during sunset. The weather is rather hot in summer, I think it would be pleasant in spring or autumn.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Arrived late afternoon in Tottori. We had local help as we had got off at Tottori University train station instead of City. Quite sure the nice gentleman went out of his way to bring us there (maybe even the train) The International tourist office (go right of north exit) helped choose taxi option (1000yen/person) to go to sand dunes with... More 

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