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Tottori Sand Dunes

Tottori City, the capital of Tottori Prefecture, is located in western Japan along the coast of the Sea of Japan. Tottori is most famous for its sand dunes, the largest in Japan, which cover over 30 square kilometers of coast to the north of the city center.

Tottori City has been the regional seat of power since the era of warring states, and the ruins of the former castle can still be found at the northeastern edge of the city center. A variety of museums and Kannon-in Temple are also located around central Tottori.

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Attractions
 1  Sand Dunes
Unique natural sight outside the city center.
User rating: 79/100 (81 votes)
Visited by: 169 users
 2  Kannonin Temple
Buddhist temple with a nice garden.
User rating: 88/100 (8 votes)
Visited by: 21 users
 3  Tottori Castle Ruins
Ruins of the former feudal castle.
User rating: 75/100 (16 votes)
Visited by: 32 users
Special Interest Guides
  Tottori Museum Guide
  A list of some of Tottori's best museums.
  Tottori Cherry Blossom Spots
  A list of popular cherry blossom spots in Tottori.

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