Shopping Spots in Tottori Area

  • Tottori Harbor Seafood Market Karoichi
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    4.0
    102 Reviews
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    Tottori Pref. Tottorishi Karochounishi 3-27-1
    This marketplace is right near Karo Harbor in Karo Town, Tottori City, Tottori Prefecture. Both visitors and locals come here to purchase seafood caught fresh from the Japan Sea. Local shipments are available as well. There are cooking classes for children as well as tuna slicing demonstrations, a matsuba crab festival, and a variety of other events held throughout the year. Visitors can also enjoy the farmer’s market, souvenir shop, a fresh squid sashimi arranged in the original shape, and a restaurant that offers fresh seafood cuisine.

    I have been Japan for almost five years. I had tried a lot of seafood. Here is the best one I think. First, not so expensive. You can eat six kinds of fresh Sashimi here by just 980 yen...

  • Sakaiminato Marine Products Direct Sales Center
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    Tottori Pref. Sakaiminatoshi Shouwamachi 9-5
    A marine products direct sales center located along the coast a 20 minute walk from the popular Mizuki Shigeru Road tourism destination in Sakaiminato City, Tottori Prefecture. Sakaiminato boasts some of the largest fishing catches in the nation, and this direct sales center is one of the first places the city’s ultra-fresh marine delicacies are delivered to. 14 shops stand side by side in the center, selling fresh fish and processed marine products. Here you’ll find seasonal seafood sold at reasonable prices, such as Pacific bluefin tuna and Iwagaki oysters in summer, red snow crab from fall to early summer, and matsuba crab in winter. This popular marketplace attracts not only tourists but also local shoppers.
  • Sakyu Kaikan
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    3.5
    53 Reviews
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    Tottori Pref. Tottorishi Fukubechouyuyama 2164
    Sakyu Kaikan is a large drive-in restaurant situated just outside the entrance (east entrance) to the famous sightseeing spot of the Tottori Sand Dunes in Tottori City, Tottori Prefecture. There is a lot on offer here for tourists such as a restaurant suitable for large groups, a cafe area, and shops selling lots of specialty products from Tottori. The restaurant serves fresh seafood dishes with their most popular dish being the crab on rice with sand dune yam. The seafood rice bowl topped with a range of over 10 different kinds of seafood is also very popular. The cafe offers local treats such as pear flavored soft ice-cream and pickled scallion burgers.

    On the otherside of the road opposite the Tottori Sand Dunes Visitor Center you will find a rather big complex, the Sakyu Kaikan, housing amongst other things a restaurant, icecream stands and lot of...

  • Folk Crafts Shop TAKUMI, Tottori
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    5.0
    1 Reviews
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    Tottori Pref. Tottorishi Sakaemachi 651
    Folk Crafts Shop TAKUMI is an art gallery and handicrafts shop located on National Route 53 in Sakae Town, Tottori City. The gallery showcases a large collection of traditional handicrafts products (both from Japan and overseas) collected by Yoshida Shoya, who led the handicrafts revival movement in Tottori Prefecture. The shop sells a range of handicraft products, including ceramics from workshops based in Tottori. The Takumi-kappo-ten restaurant serves cuisine made using locally-sourced ingredients on tableware made by local craftspeople. TAKUMI thus provides a comprehensive experience, with visitors being able to view, purchase and use traditional handicraft products.

    鳥取駅から徒歩10分ほど。鳥取民藝美術館の隣にあるお店です。民藝美術館、たくみ割烹店と一体になっています。民藝の器が好きな人には、ここははずせないところです。鳥取だけでなく、島根や沖縄など全国の民藝の品物をあつかっています。

  • Local Produce Plaza Wattaina
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    3.5
    19 Reviews
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    Tottori Pref. Tottorishi Karochounishi 3-323
    Wattaina is a direct sales outlet selling local specialty products, located near the Karo Minato sea-bathing area in Nishi 3 Chome, Karo Town, Tottori City. Besides a large store selling fresh agricultural produce supplied directly by Japan Agricultural Cooperatives (JA) members, processed foods and local specialty products, there is also the Daikoku-tei buffet restaurant, and a shop selling gelato ice cream made using milk and fruit produced locally in Tottori Prefecture. In addition, a variety of food-related events are held at the Food Education Hall Torikko Plaza, which is equipped with moveable food preparation platforms, a stage, etc.

    Air conditioned supermarket with fresh vegetables, fruits, bread, meat, confectioneries, and omiyage. Wide parking area.

  • Shop Bocha Bocha
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    2.5
    2 Reviews
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    Tottori Tohaku-gun Misasacho Misasa 910-7
    "A shop at Tamawari no Yu, a public bath in Misasa in a traditional Japanese style house the banks of Mitoku River. They sell folk crafts, miscellaneous goods, Misasa confectionery, and souvenirs. The word ""bocha"" means bath in the central Tottori dialect. ""Tamawari no Yu"" got its name from the fact there's a shop and cafe on site. Misasaradon cookies depicting Misasa's mascot of the same name make ideal souvenirs."

    土産物調達に便利な店舗でした。周辺に土産物店が見当たらず、結局は同店で見繕う事になりました。店内はやや狭い為、複数人が同時に入店すると混み合うのが難点と云えそうでした。

  • NAKAMURA SHOTEN
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    Tottori Tottori-shi Karocho Nishi 4-1803-3
    A 15-minute drive from the Tottori Sand Dunes, this shop processes and sells fresh seafood at Karo Harbor, known as the best store in the eastern Tottori. They are particularly famous for their snow crab, a wintertime delicacy. They recommend boiling the light and succulent flesh to best enjoy its tender texture. This fresh and meaty crab makes a great gift. They also sell fatty sailfin sandfish dried overnight, mosa-ebi shrimp that can only be caught in the Sea of Japan, and swordtip squid, a Tottori summer specialty packed with savory sweetness.
  • Zero Paraglider School
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    Tottori Pref. Tottorishi Hamasaka 1-16-45-2
    A paragliding school where guests can experience the thrill of paragliding over the Tottori Sand Dunes, one of Japan’s best national parks. The Tottori Sand Dunes is a wide expanse of sandy dunes with nothing in the way making it a perfect place for beginners to safely have a go at paragliding. Children from as young as three years old to elderly people are welcome. Popular choices include the half-day paragliding course and the tandem course (with instructor). Lessons are taught by professional instructors so visitors can enjoy the full splendor of the Tottori Sand Dunes even on their first day. Meeting place for the paragliding sessions is in front of Rakudaya in Fukube Town, Tottori City, Tottori Prefecture.
  • The Research Institute for Ghost Food
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    Tottori Pref. Sakaiminatoshi Honmachi 4
    The Research Institute for Ghost Food is a souvenir food shop located close to the entrance of the Mizuki Shigeru Museum in Sakaiminato City, Tottori Prefecture. This unusual shop is based on the theme of a mysteriously ghoulish looking laboratory with the staff all wearing white lab coats. The shops signature item is the medama oyaji (literally “eyeball father”) sweet made to look just like the eyeball character from Shigeru Mizuki’s classic manga, GeGeGe no Kitaro. The fine Japanese confections are each carefully handmade by makers from Saiundo, a long running confectionery store in the San’in region. As well as selling gift-style sweets in a box the shop also sells sweets which can be enjoyed there and then on the street.
  • Kuwata Shoyu Factory (Akagawara Roku-gokan)
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    4.0
    13 Reviews
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    Tottori Pref. Kurayoshishi Higashinakamachi 2591
    A long-established soy sauce maker founded in 1877 in Kurayoshi City, Tottori Prefecture. The shop is housed in Akagawara Roku-gokan (Red Roofed Building No. 6), a Kyoto style merchant housing which oozes history. Further inside the earthen floored shop is the factory where the soy sauce is made. Here you can see the traditional way in which the soy sauce is carefully stored. Their soy sauce tastefully packaged inside ceramic pots inspired by the look of the storehouses, which typify the region, and their sweets made with soy sauce like their soy sauce ice-cream, are popular with the tourists.

    倉吉の白壁土蔵のまち。ことらは、本町通りの中心部にある、明治10年創業の老舗醤油屋さん。店先で醤油が売られているほか、しょうゆアイスも販売されています。

  • Kobe Bakery Mizuki Road Shop
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    Tottori Sakaiminato-shi Matsugae Cho 31
  • Akagawara Ichigokan
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    3.5
    17 Reviews
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    Tottori Pref. Kurayoshishi Shinmachi 1-chome
    This is a souvenir shop in a group of white walled warehouses in 1 Chome Shinmachi, Kurayoshi City. The shop sells local specialties including sake, food, and handicrafts. In addition, there is renovated soy sauce storehouse built in the Taisho period used as a shop, and one of the highlights is the original exterior appearance and internal structure of that time.

    倉吉の白壁土蔵のまち。こちらは、大正時代に建てられた醤油の仕込み蔵を改装したもので、お土産屋さんと、ショップが入っています。天井の小屋組が見事です。

  • Gensui Shuzou sake brewery (Akagawara Warehouse No. 7)
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    3.5
    9 Reviews
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    Tottori Pref. Kurayoshishi Higashinakamachi 2573
    The main retail outlet of the Gensui Shuzou sake brewery is located in a corner of the famous Kurayoshi white-walled storehouse district in Higashinaka Town, Kurayoshi City. The sakes on sale include Daigin-jo (Top Quality Sake) Tobinkakoi, which has won numerous awards including the Tottori Prefecture Sake Brewers’ Association Prefectural Governor’s Award, etc., Shirakabe-Dozo, Akagawara, etc.

    倉吉の白壁土蔵のまち、本町通りぞいにある造り酒屋。江戸時代末期創業の老舗です。お酒のほか、とっくりやおちょこも販売されています。

  • Toufu Chikuwa no Sato Chimura (Hotei Branch)
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    4.0
    13 Reviews
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    Tottori Pref. Tottorishi Kawaharachouhotei 566
    Toufu Chikuwa no Sato Chimura is a store specializing in Tofu Chikuwa. Besides the store’s flagship product Tofu Chikuwa, which is made by kneading together tofu and ground white fish and then broiling the mixture, Toufu Chikuwa no Sato Chimura also sells ordinary Chikuwa (made without tofu), Kamaboko (fish paste), just-fried tempura (the type that is called Satsuma-age in the Kanto region), etc. There is also an area where visitors can experience making Chikuwa themselves.

    If you are fish pastes lover, you should stop by here. Ive never seen this much of variety of fish pastes. Lots of taste and flavors. Unique ones are one containing squad ink or kimchi. Each one has...

  • Fujii Shuzo sake brewery
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    Tottori Pref. Touhakugunmisasachou Misasa 870-1
    Fujii Shuzo is a sake brewery located in the Misasa Onsen (hot springs) district of Misasa Town, Tohaku County; the brewery was founded in 1669. Fujii Shuzo produces several famous sake varieties, including “Misasa Masamune,” “Hakuro,” and “Mitoku-zakura,” and its “Hakuro Koshu Genshu 1996” won a gold medal at the International Wine Challenge 2010, winning praise for the way it improves with age.
  • Tairyo Market Nakaura Fisherman's Wharf (Union of Kansai Government's Regional Direct Sales Outlet)
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    40 Reviews
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    Tottori Pref. Sakaiminatoshi Takenouchidanchi 209
    Nakaura Fisherman’s Wharf is a market, selling mainly fish and seafood products, which is located in the Takenouchi-danchi district of Sakaiminato City. The market sells fresh fish and seafood landed at Sakaiminato harbor, as well as processed seafood products such as ichiyaboshi (fish salted and dried overnight), delicacies, matsuba crab (in the winter months), etc. There is an area where visitors can have fish or seafood that they have purchased in the market cooked for them in Robatayaki barbecue style, as well as a seafood restaurant, and a rest area decorated with illustrations by famous manga artist Mizuki Shigeru. Visitors can also have commemorative photographs taken standing next to a stone statue of manga character Kitaro which is the largest statute of its kind in Japan, or next to a life-size statue of Nezumi-otoko (another character in the Kitaro stories).

    Big fresh crabs available plus plenty of packet dried fish etc. They have souvonirs and a fruit market outside. Its a nice picture of the stone outside . You can but whole fresh crab and eat outside...

  • Komego Gozaemon
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    Tottori Pref. Yonagoshi Yayoichou 2JR West Yonago Station
    Komego Gozaemon is a store located within Yonago Station which specializes in Oshizushi (pressed sushi). Besides Gozaemon Mackerel sushi eaten in the traditional way sandwiched between sheets of Konbu seaweed, Komego Gozaemon also sells silver salmon sushi, conger eel sushi, horse mackerel sushi, and various seasonal items such as Gozaemon Superior Crab Sushi. There is an eat-in area, where diners can also order Soba noodles or Udon noodles, etc.
  • Sakaiminato Sakana Center (Union of Kansai Government's Regional Direct Sales Outlet)
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    Tottori Pref. Sakaiminatoshi Takenouchidanchi 259-2
    Sakaiminato Sakana Center is a marine products direct sales facility located adjacent to Yumeminato Park in the Takenouchi-danchi district of Sakaiminato City. There is a row of shops selling fresh seasonal fish, dried fish and processed fish and seafood products, and other local specialty food products, etc. Visitors can take the fish and seafood they have purchased to eat in the rest area located within the Center, or alternatively they can take them to the adjacent Minato-tei restaurant and have it cooked the way they prefer.
  • Oguraya
    Travel / Tourism
    Tottori Iwami-gun Iwamicho Iwai 319
    This small shop selling traditional wooden folk toys is located 38 minutes from the Tottori Interchange on the Tottori Expressway. The store's origins date back some 200 years when carpenter Ogura Sahei began using woodturning to create carved wooden goods. The wooden Chinese zodiac figurines which continue to be created by the current eighth generation Ogura family carver are one of Tottori Prefecture's most well-known craft items. The figurines are made by carving out the shape using woodturning and then adding color using distemper paints, resulting in a simple yet fresh and novel appearance. In 1964 and 2015, the shop's figurines were depicted as designs on New Year's postcard stamps, and in 1978 then-crown Mihiko bought the full set of figurines from the shop as a souveior to her daughter, Norinomiya. Renowned across the country, people come here seeking to purchase a full set to take home or give as a souvenir.
  • Mana Kairo no Sato
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    Tottori Iwami-gun Iwamicho Mana 1064-2
    This shop, located an eight-minute drive from Iwami Station on the JR San-in Main Line , sells Mana ware, a type of pottery with a charming texture and appearance made with local clay. Examples of Mana ware are displayed in the shop's studio and gallery; Mana ware making activities, taught by director Isao Nanba, are also held here. The classes make use of clay gathered from local fallow fields, and the pieces participants make are fired in a handmade kiln using kindling gathered from the surrounding mountains; during the roughly two hour activity, participants can make several teacups or plates. Class participants can also enjoy using pine ash and silver powder to paint and decorate Mana ware in their own original style. Pieces made by class participants take around one to three months to complete and can be received by mail or directly from the shop.

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Tottori prefecture is Japanese seasonal diversity at its best: Huge sand dunes cover the north coast, making for the perfect summer beach trip complete with the unexpected addition of camels; November brings the delectable snow crab, while winter around Mount Daisen, the Chugoku region’s highest mountain, promises snow sports and magical views.

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