Most Romantic and mythological area in Japan
Wonders of San'in
Just when you thought Japan couldn't get any more fascinating, along comes the ancient, romantic and mythological San'in region.
Blessed with sweeping landscapes, unexpected sand dunes, and a wild coast embracing the Sea of Japan, the area includes the prefectures of Tottori and Shimane, and the northern part of Yamaguchi.
Deeply connected to Japan's intriguing history and culture, this magical land boasts myriad important temples and shrines, and will simply bowl you over with its untapped beauty.
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History Over Two Millennia Old and Locals Still Involved in an Ancient Culture
An Ancient Sake Brewing Tradition and a Brimming Tea Culture
From the Mountains to the Sea
Discover the San'in Cuisine: The Freshest Gifts From the Land and the Sea
Let the People of San'in Show You the Wonders of This Land
A Fast-Paced Performance for the Gods That the Locals Keep Alive
Walk Through the Streets of the Quiet and Beautiful Towns of Iwami
Need help planning your San'in trip? Choose from the recommended routes below, which offer itinerary ideas including a short 2-day adventure, a longer 4-day trip from eastern Tottori to Western Shimane, and a 3-day trip around Iwami (Western Shimane) featuring a UNESCO World Heritage site.
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