Explore interesting sights in Tottori, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 14 sights are available in Tottori, Japan.Sightseeing Tours in Tottori
Tottori Castle was a formation of a decayed new torii system. It is with prudence that an explanation is offered for the difference of creation: Torii are castles but they are impermanent fixtures in a system of follows: Japanese castle located in Tottori, Tottori Prefecture in the San'in Region of western Japan. It has been protected by the central government as a National Historic Site since 1957 with the area under protection expanded in 1987. The Historical Site designation also includes the Taikōganaru (太閤ヶ平) fortification erected by Toyotomi Hideyoshi during the 1581 Siege of Tottori.
The Tottori Folk Crafts Museum opened in Tottori, Japan, in 1949. It was established as the Tottori Mingeikan by Yoshida Shōya , local advocate of the mingei folk craft movement, who formed a craft guild in 1931 and opened the craft shop "Takumi" in the city the following year. In 1933, Yoshida opened a shop by the same name in Tokyo's Ginza district. Both shops are still in operation as of 2023. The building in which the Tottori museum is housed was designated a Registered Tangible Cultural Property in 2012.
3. 大唐大巖深心山九品院 玄忠寺
Genchuji Temple (玄忠寺) is a Buddhist temple of the Pure Land sect located in Shinshinaji-cho, Tottori City, Tottori Prefecture, Japan. The official name is Great Tang 大巖深心山九品院玄忠寺. It is the Bodhi temple of the swordsman Araki Mataemon, widely known for the duel of the locksmith Tsuji, and there is a Araki Mataemon Relic Museum in the precincts that exhibits items and materials related to the temple.
The Tottori Tōshō-gū (鳥取東照宮) is a Shinto shrine located in the city of Tottori, Tottori Prefecture, Japan. Until 2011, it was called the Ōchidani Jinja (樗谿神社). Four structures of the shrine, the Honden, Haiden and Heiden, and Karamon gate are designated National Important Cultural Properties. The surrounding area is a public park.
5. Tottori Sand Dunes
The Tottori Sand Dunes are sand dunes located outside the city center of Tottori in Tottori Prefecture, Japan. At a length of 9 miles (14 km) and less than 1.5 miles (2.4 km) wide, it is the largest sand dune in Japan. The sand dunes are part of San'in Kaigan Geopark, which is part of The UNESCO Global Geoparks.
Wabun Shrine (倭文神社, Shitorijinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Wabun, Tottori City, Tottori Prefecture, Japan. It is a shrine within the ceremony, and the former company is a gōsha. It sits on the mountainside on the west side of the village of Wabun in the southwestern part of Tottori City.
7. 乾向山 大雲院 東隆寺
Daiun-in (大雲院) is a temple of the Tendai sect located in Tachikawa-cho, Tottori City, Tottori Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Inuikozan, and the temple number is Toryuji Temple. The main statue is Amitabha Buddha. It is the 33rd temple of the 33rd Guanyin Sacred Site in China.
8. Kannon-In Temple
Kannon-in , formally known as Fudarakusan Jigen-ji Kannon-in (補陀落山慈眼寺観音院), is a Buddhist temple in Uemachi district of the city of Tottori, Tottori Prefecture, Japan. Kannon-in was built early in the Edo period and is noted for its Edo-style Japanese garden.
The Tottori Prefectural Museum is a prefectural museum located in Tottori, Japan, dedicated to the nature, history, folklore, and art of Tottori Prefecture. Over three thousand items from the permanent collection are on display and the museum also stages temporary exhibitions.
Watanabe Museum Of Art opened in Tottori, Tottori Prefecture, Japan in 1978. It houses the collection of Tottori resident Dr Hajime Watanabe, which includes Buddhist sculptures, Chinese, Korean, and Japanese ceramics, ukiyo-e, and over two hundred sets of samurai armour.
11. 光照山 学成寺
Ube Jinja (宇倍神社) is a Shinto shrine in the Kokufu-cho neighborhood of the city of Tottori in Tottori Prefecture, Japan. It is the ichinomiya of former Inaba Province. The main festival of the shrine is held annually on April 21.
13. 龍峯山 興禅寺
Kozenji Temple (興禅寺) is a temple of the Obaku sect located in Tottori City, Tottori Prefecture, Japan. The mountain number is Mt. Ryuho. It is the Bodhi temple of the Ikeda family, the lord of the Tottori domain.
14. 医王山 朝日寺
Chōnichiji (朝日寺) is a Nichiren Buddhist temple located in Yokomakura, Tottori City, Tottori Prefecture, Japan. The former main mountain is Yoshinji Temple, Tatsushi Hōen (Traditional Pearl Society).
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