Posts Tagged ‘tottori’

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YIFA主催 異国の風を感じるフェス

2018.09.17 (Mon)

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Come join the Yurihama International Friendship Association (YIFA)
for an afternoon of friendship, exchange, and music from across the world!

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☆FREE ADMISSION!☆彡

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See English flyer here.MusicFestivalinYurihama

 

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湯梨浜町紹介:Places to Stay Part 1

2018.05.21 (Mon)

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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 also 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, fresh and delicious cuisine, as well as interacting with the warm and welcoming local residents.

Yurihama further serves as a convenient midway point between other attractions in the prefecture, including the Tottori Sand Dunes and Sand Museum, Mizuki Shigeru Road, Uradome Coast, Pear Museum, Tottori Hanakairo Flower Park, Mt. Daisen and the Mt. Mitoku Sanbutsu Temple.

Below are some of the wonderful accommodations available to choose from for your stay.

 

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YIFA 会員募集

2018.04.23 (Mon)

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町の小さなサークルですが…YIFA5
視点は地球規模なのです!

今まで知り得なかった海外の友達広がる
国際交流の輪!協会独自のイベントや県内の主だった
イベント案内事業参加費の補助あり、海外の方々との直接交流、
他国の料理を一緒に作って食べるのも楽しいですよ!
私たちと一緒に交流を楽しみましょう♪

The Yurihama International Friendship Association (YIFA) may be just a small local organization- but it has a global perspective!

The group hosts and participates in various events throughout the year, including cultural seminars, cooking classes, and an array of other international exchange events.

Anyone is welcome to join and/or take parts in events, and it is a great way to meet new people of all backgrounds and cultures! If you are interested in joining, click on the image above to download the registration form or contact the current president, Ms. Tanimizu, at: 090-2299-7689.

 

 

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足湯~ Hot Springs Footbaths

2018.02.12 (Mon)

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Each named for one of the seven gods of good fortune, there are 7 chloride sulfate hot springs footbath (足湯 ashiyu) locations found around the perimeter of Yurihama’s Lake Tōgō.足湯3

Visitors can relax and soak their feet while conversing with friends, making new acquaintances, getting lost in a good book, waiting for their onsen tamago to cook, or simply enjoying the scenery.

Recommended for anyone who may be a bit hesitant to undress in front of others but who wants to take advantage of the Japanese onsen experience, all footbaths are free to use and are open year-round (except during maintenance and weekly cleanings).

Don’t forget to bring a towel!

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足湯5Located near the entrance to the Yu no Yado Saika Japanese-stye inn in the Hawai Onsen district of Yurihama, the Fukurokuju no Yu footbath is found in an old wooden structure with a calm and serene atmosphere. It is especially recommended for healing bruises and improving circulation. Hours: 10am – 9pm

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足湯7With a southern European feel and tropical plants, the Ebisu no Yu footbath is the perfect place to unwind. It is found just across the way from the Suigou Japanese-style inn.                                  Hours: 10am – 9pm

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足湯9Conveniently located across from the Yamamoto Business Hotel and the Yamamoto Souvenir Shop, Juroujin no Yu is a unique footbath that was built around the bench of the bus stop.          Hours: 10am – 9pm

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Built inside of an old shijimi clam fishing boat, the Benzaiten no Yu footbath is located near a dock and offers a spectacular view of the lake. It’s the perfect spot to watch a romantic sunset!                      Hours: 10am – 9pm

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足湯11Found in Yurihama’s Megumi no Yu Park, the Hotei no Yu (Megumi no Yu) not only offers a beautiful view of the lake, but visitors can also enjoy making onsen tamago at this location (you should let the eggs cook for about 25 minutes). This footbath is also popular with the locals, making it the perfect spot to meet and chat with the local residents!
Open 24/7

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足湯⑭The Bishamonten no Yu (Koi no Yu) is an open-air footbath marked by a monument of two carps within the Togo Lakeshore (Kohan) Park. It is said to make a wish for true love come true if you enter it together. Visitors can also enjoy making onsen tamago at this location (you should let the eggs cook for about 18 minutes).               Hours: 10am – 9pm

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Yurihama’s only indoor footbath, the Daikokuten no Yu footbath is found inside the popular bakery and restaurant Panini and offers an incredible view of the lake.                 Hours: 10am – 5pm
Panini Tel: 0858-24-4722

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TPIEF・鳥取県国際交流財団

2018.01.31 (Wed)

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The Tottori Prefectural International Exchange Foundation (TPIEF・鳥取県国際交流財団) offers various language support services (including interpretation services and volunteer language tutors), holds Japanese classes and workshops, has libraries of study materials, and provides useful information about events and daily life in Tottori. English and Chinese International Coordinators are also available to answer questions or just to chat.

It is a wonderful organization that works to support foreigners and foreign residents living Tottori Prefecture, and we encourage you to take advantage of their services as needed.

 

TPIEF Head Office/International Center
Tottori Airport International Center (1F)
4-110-5 Koyama-cho, Nishi, Tottori-shi, Tottori Prefecture, Japan 680-0947
0857-31-5951・FAX: 0857-31-5952
Hours: 9:00am – 6:00pm (Mon-Fri) 9:00am – 5:30pm (Sat-Sun)
Closed on Holidays

 

TPIEF Kurayoshi Office
2 Higashi Iwaki-cho, Kurayoshi-shi, Tottori Prefecture, Japan 682-0802
0858-23-5931・FAX: 0858-23-5932
Hours: 8:30am – 5:25pm (Mon-Fri) Closed on Holidays

 

TPIEF Yonago Office
Yonago Convention Center (1F)
294 Suehiro-cho, Yonago-shi, Tottori Prefecture, Japan 683-0043
0859-34-5931・FAX: 0859-34-5955
Hours: 9:00am – 5:300pm (Mon-Fri) 10:00am – 5:00pm (Sat-Sun)TPIEF2
Closed on Holidays

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中国茶セレモニーin中国庭園燕趙園

2018.01.23 (Tue)

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 The Yurihama International Friendship Association (YIFA) holds events throughout the year aimed at promoting cross-cultural understanding. This February, YIFA invites you to come and enjoy a traditional Chinese tea ceremony led by Ms. Shu Koushin at the Enchoen Chinese Garden.

Instructor          Ms. Shu Koushin
Location            Enchoen Chinese Garden (565-1 Hikiji, Yurihama)
Date                 Sunday, February 18, 2018
Time                 Class A: 1:30 – 2:30pm      Class B: 3:00 – 4:00pm
Fee                   YIFA Member 300円     Non-Member 500円

Inquiries & Application to Attend
Yurihama Town Planning Division
TEL: 0858-35-5311
E-mail: juliannak@yurihama.jp (Coordinator for International Relations)

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ヒロ中学生訪問 報告

2017.11.01 (Wed)

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SisterCityVisit115 junior high school students from Hilo Intermediate School, accompanied by 3 chaperones, visited Yurihama this past October as part of the ongoing Aloha Friendship Sister City Junior High School Students Exchange Program.

Each year, junior high school students take turns visiting and hosting each other as they learn about each other’s culture, daily life, and traditions.

The Hilo students visited the local junior high schools, made their own chopsticks, tried their hand at ground golf, and enjoyed sightseeing and various activities with their host families while forging lifelong friendships and creating unforgettable memories.

 

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