Archive for the ‘About Yurihama ・ 湯梨浜紹介’ Category



2018.12.11 (Tue)


The 2019 Tottori pocket calendar is available now!
This easy-to-use, pocket-sized planner and organizer is filled with fun trivia on local cultural and historical sites, local recipes, emergency information, and more (Japanese only)!



With 7 delightful colors to choose from, such as Sand Dunes Brown and Pear Green, you are sure to find the perfect fit for you! You can purchase yours for 700yen at various convenience stores and shops across town.

There is also a limited premium edition which you can purchase for 2000yen. 2019PocketCalendars5The premium edition is limited to 200 pocket calendars and includes a special Tottori hand-cloth that can also be used as a cover.





2018.11.12 (Mon)


Yurihama has designated the third Friday of November as “Family Day” in an effort to help bring families closer together, as well as promote awareness surrounding the many different ways family members can help and support each other in household chores, caregiving, raising children, as well as other tasks and shared responsibilities.FamilyWeek3

We invite you to take part in this year’s Family Week and focus on communication and connection within your family!



・Focus on Communication

We encourage everyone to work on building a strong relationship where everyone feels comfortable opening up and sharing their thoughts, ideas, and experiences with each other.

・Family Meal Time

Meals together are an important way to connect with your family and provide the perfect opportunity to spend quality time together. It may be fun to switch up who cooks the meal as well!

・Rethink Chores and Tasks

Family Week is the perfect time to sit down together and think about how everyone can to do their part to help out around the house and with different chores.




湯梨浜町紹介:JR松崎駅 Matsuzaki Station

2018.11.05 (Mon)


The Matsuzaki Station (松崎駅・Matsuzaki Eki) is one of the two railway stations in Yurihama (Tottori Prefecture, Japan). It is an unmanned station found along the Sanin Main Line of the West Japan Railway Company between Tomari Station and Kurayoshi Station. It is located in the Tōgō area of Yurihama (see map below), providing easy access to the Tōgō Onsen Hot Springs District, Matsuzaki shopping district, the Suigōsai summer festival held each July, the Enchoen Chinese Garden, and more.

松崎駅2As it is an unmanned station, patrons can buy their tickets at the ticket machine located inside the station by inserting cash and pressing the button displaying the fare for their desired journey.

Prices are subject to change and visitors should check for any updated fares, but it currently costs 190円 for a ticket to Kurayoshi Station (a larger station in the neighboring city where travelers can transfer lines), 190円 for a ticket to Tomari Station (the other station in Yurihama in the Tomari area), 580円 to Tottori Station, and 970円 to Yonago Station via the regular train.


Please be aware that you will need to pay extra for the special express trains, so be sure to double check what train you board to avoid any surprises!!


We hope you come by and visit us in Yurihama!☆



湯梨浜町紹介:Places to Stay Part 2

2018.10.30 (Tue)


 Looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of the cities and usual tourist destinations in Japan? We invite you to consider an excursion to the Japanese countryside, where you can immerse yourself in a truly authentic and unique experience!

Located in the middle of Japan’s Tottori Prefecture along the Sea of Japan, the beautiful town of Yurihama offers access to the sea, mountains, as well as traditional Japanese landscapes. Visitors can enjoy the local walking resort, onsen hot springs and footbaths, the locally developed life-long sport ground golf, local temples and power spots, dazzling night sky, as well as fresh and delicious cuisine. Yurihama also serves as a convenient midway point between other attractions in the prefecture, including the Tottori Sand Dunes and Sand Museum, Uradome Coast, and the Mt. Mitoku Sanbutsu Temple.

We continue this time with a list of more hotels and ryokan that offer an authentic Japanese experience with warm and welcoming staff and comfortable accommodations. Check your favorite booking sites or inquire with the hotels for availability and other option!


See this blog’s previous post on accommodation options in Yurihama here.


ゆるキャラグランプリ2018 REMINDER!!

2018.10.15 (Mon)


Don’t forget to cast your vote for Yuririn daily to support her and
Yurihama in this year’s Yurukyara Grand Prix!!

Voting is open until November 9th!


See this blog’s previous post on how to register and vote here.



2018.08.27 (Mon)


Planning on visiting the San’in Region of Japan? Why not come and experience Yurihama along the way? Visit Yurihama Tourism Association (Yurihama Kankō Kyōkai) or see their website for tourist information, upcoming events, and more!

Visit the Yurihama Tourism Association’s YTA3Facebook page for more pictures, news, and information!☆



2018.07.11 (Wed)



This year’s Aloha Carnival has kicked off!

This month-long event in part celebrates Yurihama’s sister-city relationship with Hawaii County (Hawaii, USA). Don’t forget to enjoy the various Hawaii-themed dishes available at participating restaurants as well as the Lake Tuber (on the lake near Café ippo), SUP, canoe, and other water sport events. You can also get a special memento if you take your photo in front of Yurihama’s Aloha Monument or win a special prize in this year’s photo contest!

For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page at: