Tottori Sand Dunes

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Tottori Sand Dunes | Kilometers of Sand in All Directions

Tottori Sand Dunes | Kilometers of Sand in All Directions

Tottori Sand Dunes are Japan's largest sand dunes running 16 km on the coast of Sea of Japan. The highest point of the sand dunes goes up to 50 m high and are up to 2 km wide. Over thousands of years as Sendaigawa River's sand redeposited on the coast, the Tottori Sand Dunes formed. With the wind and tides, the sand dunes are constantly changing its shape. As you walk into the sand dunes, at one point you will find yourself surrounded by nothing but sand in all directions for several kilometers. For those seeking more thrill or a unique experience, they can explore the sand dunes by camel or horse back riding or even sandboarding or paragliding. If you're ever in Tottori be sure to visit the Tottori Sand Dunes, the city's most famous destination.

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