Tottori, facing the sea of japan, two hours and a half from Osaka, is the only place where you’ll find sand dunes in Japan.
Upon the sand dunes, you can see beautiful patterns created by the sea breeze coming from the Sea of Japan.
Many visitors come to Tottori for pear-picking during summer, and for delicious crab cuisine during winter!
Tottori is also the birthplace of many famous manga authors, like Gosho Aoyama, the author of “Detective Conan”. It’s the real manga kingdom, even Tottori airport is named after a manga character.
You can find many manga characters’ statues along the street, and a museum dedicated to the manga authors born in Tottori!