Famous and Historical Sites

Ube Shrine

Ube Shrine

This is Tottori Prefecture’s representative shrine which is famous for the benefit of child-raising, long life, and economic fortune. Many worshippers in and out of Tottori Prefecture visit Ube Shrine. At the annual spring festival, Omikoshi, a large divine palanquin, is carried up to the top of the stone steps at a breath. The Kirin- lion dance dedicated here is prefecture-designated intangible folk cultural asset.

Access 20 minutes by bus from Tottori Station Bus Terminal. The nearest bus stop is "Miyanoshita-". About 3 minute walk from the stop.

The Ikeda Clan Grave Site

The Ikeda Clan Grave Site

On the site, there are 78 tombstones of the Ikeda family of the Tottori Domain Lord, from the 1st Mitsunari to the 11th Yoshitaka, including their wives, princesses and branch families, as well as 264 lanterns on which the names of persons who had served for the family were inscribed. The site is also famous for cherry blossoms in spring and beautiful autumnal leaves in fall. It is a nationally designated historical site.

Access 20 minutes by bus from Tottori Station Bus Terminal. The nearest bus stop is "Miyanoshita-guchi". About 10 minute walk from the stop.