Tottori Map

The sand dunes in close proximity to the city of Tottori have made this city one of the most famous tourist destinations in Japan . Tottori is also the major city of the prefecture of Tottori which falls within the Chugoku area.
The numerous hot springs close to the city draws vacationers from all over the world. The colorful Shan Shan festival is one of the largest festivals of Tottori in which thousands of dancers perform on the city streets.

Some of the places of attraction in Tottori which every tourist should make it a point to visit are:

Hakuto Beach - this beach located near Tottori is populated during the summers and the citizens also visit the beach to enjoy the stunning sunrise and sunset year long. The famous fairy tale of'Inaba no Shiro Usagi' is based on this beach.

Tottori Sand Dunes - the sand dunes in this region are incredible and every visitor is bound to marvel at these wonderful creations of nature. This wonderful sight is visible for almost 16 kilometers so it is better to plan a trip for a whole day.

Tottori Castle or Jinpukaku mansion - the remains of the castle of Emperor Taisho and a varied collection of arts and relics of the Tottori clan are displayed in this castle museum.

Tottori has a wonderful tradition which is known as the doll festival. Hina dolls are made and set afloat in the river to get rid of misfortunes. There is a museum near the city of Tottori city which displays these Hina dolls.

The versatile city of Tottori will fascinate you with its exotic sand dunes, incredible beach and soothing hot springs.

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Last Updated on: December 13th, 2017