San-in Kaigan National Park (Kyoto, Hyogo, Tottori)
Attractions: Tottori sand dunes, jagged coastline
San-in Kaigan National Park covers a beautiful seacoast, 47miles/75km long, stretching from Kyoto, Hyogo to Tottori.
The seacoast is full of sea caves, coves and rocks. Uradome Kaigan and Kasumi Kaigan are famous and beautiful ria coasts situated in this park. Genbudo is a marvelous seacave made of pentagonal and hexagonal pillar-shaped crevices made by volcanic activity about 1.6 million years ago.
Tottori Sakyu, designated as a natural monument in 1955, is the largest sand dune in Japan with approximate dimensions, 16km X 2km.