Sanin Kaigan National Park
|Sanin Kaigan National Park|
|Established||15 July 1963|
Sanin Kaigan National Park (山陰海岸国立公園 San'in Kaigan Kokuritsu Kōen?) is a National Park in Tottori, Hyōgo, and Kyōto Prefectures, Japan. Established in 1963, the park runs continuously along the Sea of Japan coast from Tottori to Kyōtango. The park covers 87.83 km². Sanin Kaigan National Park is known for its numerous inlets, rock formations, islands, and caves.
The entire area of this national park is a part of San'in Kaigan Global Geopark.
Sites of interest
- Genbudō Cave (玄武洞?), Kasumi Coast (香住海岸?), Tajima Coast (但馬海岸?), Takeno Coast (竹野海岸?), Tottori Sand Dunes, Uradome Coast (浦富海岸?)
Noted fauna and flora
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- (English) Sanin Kaigan National Park
- (Japanese) Sanin Kaigan National Park
- Map of Sanin Kaigan National Park
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