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Sakai Port(area:CHUGOKU/TOTTORI)

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The Sakai Port is a natural harbor sheltered by the Shimane Peninsula on the north. Geographically it is situated almost exactly mid-way between the Tsuruga Port and the Shimonoseki Port and due to its location, the Sakai Port plays an important role in the economies of the Hanshin, Sanyo and Kyushu regions. For centuries this port has been a focus of trade with mainland Asia and its location has meant it possessed great strategic and economic importance. Moreover, the Sakai Port is one of the few ports in Japan where a significant volume of the fishing catch is brought to land unfrozen; in fact the port is known as the "Tasty Port" of the Japan Sea due to the large volume and high quality of Pacific bluefin tuna and red snow crab brought here without being frozen.
The area is blessed with the natural beauty and abundance of the San'in Region, as well as many Japanese historical and cultural sites, such as the Izumo Grand Shrine. The seaside and mountain villages, as well as the delicious and varied food, are enjoyable. Whatever the season, one can relax in Onsen, and visitors can find many interesting sites to visit, particularly those with a passion for anime and manga culture.

Port Area Tourist Information

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Dining

Sakai's kaisen-don (fresh seafood rice bowl)

The Sakai Port is one of the best fishing ports in Japan. Sakai had the largest volume of fresh bluefin tuna and crab catch inJapan.

Dining

Mizuki Shigeru Road

The Sakai Port is the hometown of the manga artist Shigeru Mizuki. There are a total of 153 bronze statues of "Yokai"...

Main Attractions

Shirakabe Dozogun streets / Akagawara

The old earthen white-walled storehouses and merchant houses that were constructed in the Edo and Meiji Periods are stro...

Topics

Adachi Museum of Art

This museum holds 2,000 contemporary works of art including pieces by Taikan Yokoyama, a colossus of the modern Japanese art world, as well as ceramics, art ...

Port Information

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Location 252-1 Takenouchi-danchi,Sakaiminato-City,Tottori-Pref,684-0046,Japan map
Nearest major airport Yonago Kitaro Airport(8 minute by car) map
Nearest major train station JR Sakaiminato Station(15 minute by car) map
Nearest major bus station Sakaiminato Station(15 minute by car) map
Berth Showa South Berth No.1,No.2,No.3 map
Gaiko Berth No.1,No2 map
Takenouchi-minami map
Nakano map
Service Terminalmap
Tourist informationmap
Foreign exchangemap
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Port management Sakai Port Authority  
TEL +81-859-30-2709  
E-MAIL cruise@sakai-port.com  
Related links http://sakai-port.com/ (Link to an external website),Sakai,Yume-minato Terminal  
COVID-19 Information URL Tottori Prefecture COVID-19 Information HP  
Shimane Prefecture COVID-19 Information HP   

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