Tottori Food & Tourism Fair 2016 @ Isetan KLCC

Wootz! here for Tottori Food & Tourism Fair 2016 at Isetan, KLCC to catch a glimpse of Tottori Prefecture’s picturesque sceneries, indulge food and beverages from Tottori and buy some food and beverages home.

Tottori Food & Tourism Fair 2016 at Isetan, KLCC

Tottori is located at the western edge of Japan’s main island of Honshu, a fairly long and narrow prefecture running some 120 km east to west and 50 km north to south. The climate is temperate, with four distinct seasons; weather is relatively fine from spring to autumn, with some snow in winter.

Indulge in the Best Foods from Tottori for a limited time only. Wootz! we get to sample and feast on some of the best offerings that Tottori has to offer at Tottori Food & Tourism Fair 2016 at Isetan, KLCC from 11th to 20th November, 2016.

Red Zuwai-gani (Red Snow Crab) and Zuwai-gani (Snow Crab / Matsuba Crab)

Red Zuwai-gani (Red Snow Crab) and Zuwai-gani (Snow Crab / Matsuba Crab). Wooz! Tottori prefecture is renowned as being the No.1 source of snow crabs in Japan. The fair will bring you the highest quality class A Snow Crabs so you can taste its full freshness. Kani Sushi made fresh will be served at an eat-in area. Enjoy the fresh taste of the snow crabs in each bite.

Seasonal Fruit Japanese Pear 

Seasonal Fruits - Japanese Persimmon and Japanese PearHirooka Farm is well-known for its production of tasty and sweet fresh fruits every year. Get a refreshing bite of these seasonal-limited fruits such as persimmons and pears.

Umeko Plum Wine (non-alcoholic)

Umeko Plum Wine (non-alcoholic) is one of Tottori’s local specialty, the Umeko features a blend of three kinds of plums; Nanko plum, Benisasi plum and Bungo plum. They are  blended, and squeezed and matured, giving the Umeko its exquisite flavor and taste.

Here are some of Tottori’s must visit places such as Tottori Sand Dunes deemed the largest sand dunes in Japan, stretching 16km from the east to west and 2km from the north to south. Ocean currents and prevailing winds off the Sea of Japan (East Sea) help preserve and collect the sand brought down as sediments from the Chugoku Mountains by the Sendai River. Experience the best sceneries of the dunes with a tour around the desert via camel or donkey.

Uradome Coast is close to the sand dunes is the small town of Iwami.  Here lies Uradome Coast, a crescent-shaped beach surrounded by soft, fine sand and crystal-clear waters. Unique, layered rocks jut out of the ocean at various sharp angles, creating numerous small islands and cliffs behind the West of Uradome's beach. Bask in the stunning scenery of Uradome Coast, which is also part of the larger San’in Kaigan National Park and catch unparalleled views of caves, cliffs and weathered.

Shirakabe Dozogun has a lot of buildings established in the Edo and Meiji periods that carry the remnants of olden times. The area has been selected as a national important preservation district for groups of traditional buildings.

Misasa Onsen (Hot Spring) is one of the world’s famous radioactive hot springs containing a high radon concentration. Exposure to radon is seen to improve the metabolism and boost the body’s immunity and natural healing power. Additionally, it also enhances the body’s antioxidant function, which supports anti-aging and prevention of lifestyle-related diseases.

Mount Daisen is also known as Hōki Fuji and the highest mountain in the Chugoku region with an impressive height of 1,729 meters above sea level. From the summit there are panoramic views of city and country: urban sprawl, green trees, rice fields and the sea. During winter, you can also enjoy skiing, snowboarding and snowshoeing at any of the many ski resorts scattered around the area.

Tottori Hanakairo Flower Park is one of the largest flower parks in Japan. The park is about 50 hectares in area with a variety of seasonal flowers within a 50 meters flower dome, a flowerbed on water and a European garden. Night viewing of illuminated flowers called Moonlight Flower Garden is very popular. Moonlight Flower Garden is held on Saturday and Sunday from July to August, Christmas, and during summer vacation. 

Tottori is also known as “Manga Kingdom Tottori”, a self-styled mecca for manga and anime fans. Even the airports are named after popular manga characters: Yonago Kitaro airport and Tottori Sand Dunes Conan airport. This is because two famous manga artists grew up in Tottori prefecture. Fans of Detective Conan can visit the Gosho Aoyama Manga Factory in Hokuei. If Gegege no Kitaro is more your style, head to Sakaiminato, Shigeru Mizuki’s hometown. 

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