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This probably a must if you visit Tottori. It's easy to reach from Tottori JR station as there's a... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2018
Hong Kong, China
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This includes a couple of large dunes along the Sea of Japan. it is exactly as described. It... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Kobe, Japan
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Yuyama Fukubecho, Tottori 680-0947, Tottori Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The current theme is Norway and its legends - sculptures done by several artists are mainly displayed indoors but a few also outside A wonderful view of the sandunes is available from a viewing area above the complex A must visit spot

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank investigator2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In fact you can see this from the plane when you fly into Tottori prefecture! This is not really a desert as there is water behind the sand & there are trees growing on top. Walk down further and you can see the sea beyond...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

There are countries that consist almost entirely of sand dunes, but if you have never seen anything like it you should go and have a look. The museum there is really interesting.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank DickZe
Reviewed 22 November 2018

it is a remarkable experience. you can take the chair lift. you have to purchase the ticket (a machine no counter) from where the bus stops. it is rather steep but doable. for those who like to challenge themselves, they can climb the steeper slope....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank viviennelim
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

We were not lucky. It was raining on off that day when we made our reservation to play sandboarding. The coach couldn't speak English, and he use goggle translate to explain to us about the last minute weather conditions. Anyway, we went to the observatory...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 November 2018 via mobile

This probably a must if you visit Tottori. It's easy to reach from Tottori JR station as there's a bus directly going to the sand dunes observatory and the length of ride is not long. It's an easy walk on the sand dunes as the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MissHK2009
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

It’s a great place with unforgettable experience to visit Tottori sand dune! The location is near the city of Tottori with 20 minutes traveling by bus!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dianatse
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

This includes a couple of large dunes along the Sea of Japan. it is exactly as described. It accompanies the sand museum outside of Tottori. There were some demonstrations occurring when we arrive and that added to the attraction. The main dune is quite tall...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank williamsM29HU
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

A relax place to spend half day. Better go in later afternoon, then you can enjoy all sunshine, sunset, sea breeze at one time. We dashed from the sand dunes top to the bottom with fun too.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KevinC8202
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Its a nice place to spend half a day if you're in Tottori. Transport to the Sand dunes is convenient and we took the bus from Tottori station. Entrance is free and we walked all the way to the steeper side close by the sea...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Joelette D
11 January 2017|
Response from LuxembourgEnjoyed | Reviewed this property |
Just seen your question. I would not know as I am not sure if they get snow? It was windy in August so I imagine it would be quite wild&rough. The coat line with cliffs a little further east looked interesting too. You... More
20 May 2015|
Response from MaakoT |
Apparently this 1,000 yen taxi will be 2,000 yen/ person taxi from April 2017. You can find more details on Tottori City's official website.