LEGEND JAPAN KYOTO/HYOGO/TOTTORI A CORRIDOR OF TIME AND SEA

WONDER Travelers can experience the liberation of the great outdoors.

Uradome Kaigan Coast

A scenic coastline loved since ancient times for its ever-shifting beauty at different times of day and chalky islands floating in clear waters.

Uradome Kaigan Coast
Wakasa Railway

Wakasa Railway

See a manual turntable used to turn a steam locomotive around or watch a demo run of the locomotive and get a chance to drive it.

  • Wakasa Railway, Wakasa Station
Mt. Daisen

Mt. Daisen

Known as the Mt. Fuji of Western Japan, Daisen ranks as one of the three most beautiful mountain summits in Japan.

Kannabe Kogen Highlands

Kannabe Highlands

Has the only volcanic crater in the Kinki region. It is an ideal location for trekking and paragliding in the summer and skiing in the winter.

  • 30 min. by bus from JR Ebara Station
Hyonosen

Mt.Hyonosen

Mt.Hyonosen stands 1,510 meters tall on the border of Hyogo and Tottori prefectures. People enjoy outdoor activities here year round such as hiking and skiing.

Takeno Kaigan Coast

Takeno Beach

The clear seas are great for swimming. You can also go snorkeling or sea kayaking to view the rock formations in San’in Kaigan Geopark.

Amanohashidate Walk

Amanohashidate Walk

This thin stretch of land was formed from a 3.6-km-long sandbar covered with 5,000 pine trees. You can walk or bicycle along this unique natural landscape. Kono Shrine, in the vicinity, is one of Japan's oldest shrines.

Kumihama Bay

Kumihama Bay

Discover unforgettable scenery in Kumihama Bay̶the blue pre-dawn sky contrasting with Mt. Kabuto and the Shotenkyo sandbar. Everyone should also try the handmade botamochi sweets made nearby at Inaba Honke.

Satoyama Cycling Course

Satoyama Cycling Course

With Ayabe Onsen as your base, enjoy cycling through local villages and taking in the magnificence of the surrounding mountains and clear rivers.

  • 40 min. by bus from JR Ayabe Station (Rental bicycles available at Ayabe Onsen)
Snow-capped mountains and abundant seas since ancient times
Far back in history, the formation of the Japan Sea created coastal terraces and ria coastlines. Visitors are drawn to this wondrous natural area for scuba diving and sea kayaking. Inland, the river gorges and waterfalls are great spots for playing in the water, and the gentle mountain slopes are very popular for skiing.
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