From Tottori Station to Tatsumi Mountain Path, this route follows the wonderful ever-changing scenery along the river, and is also safe and easy to ride following the opening of the Tottori Expressway. Enjoy a marvelous and refreshing sense of accomplishment as you reach the lakeshore at Ombara Kogen Highlands.
From a pleasant cycle along the riverside to full-fledged mountain roads, try this exhilarating route on the border of two prefectures that gives you the best of both worlds—the plains and the mountains.
This is the perfect spot to view the starry skies of Tottori, which has repeatedly been voted as the best place in Japan for star gazing by the Star Watching Network. There are four cottages equipped with proper telescopes on the premises, so why not stay here with a group of friends to enjoy a relaxing night of stargazing?
This roadside station lies on National Route 53. There is a restaurant, souvenir shop, rest area, and convenience store, making it a great place to take a break. The souvenir shop displays and sells traditional handicrafts from the prefecture, as well as local agricultural products.
Enjoy this highly recommended view from the observation deck on the terrace of the castle keep and gaze out over the mountains of the Chugoku region.
Unusual in Japan, the hot springs well up in the main part of the city, within walking distance of Tottori Station. There are four natural spring baths available to the public and conveniently located.
Japan’s largest “sand pit” and the pride of Tottori! Cyclists are encouraged to get off their bicycles and walk barefoot to enjoy the feel of the sand. The Sand Museum is also nearby, where you can enjoy some of the world’s best sand sculptures.
111 Higashihonjicho, Tottori City, Tottori Prefecture 680-08356
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