Tottori University International Platform for Dryland Research and Education

1390 Hamasaka, Tottori City, Tottori, Japan


The IPDRE office is located inside of the Arid Land Research Center, Tottori University.

**Caution: IPDRE is NOT located on the main campus of Tottori University.


Area Map

How to Get to IPDRE

By Bus

Get on a Nikko bus bound for "Jyuropponmatsu (十六本松) " from JR Tottori Station north exit bus terminal.

Get off at "Hamasaka Syogakko Iriguchi (浜坂小学校入口) " bus stop (about 25-30min.)

Walk about 20 min to the IPDRE.

Visit Nihon Kotsu website to check the bus schedule.

By Car

The landmark is "Chuou Byouin (Tottori Prefectural Central Hospital) "

  • Pass in front of Chuou Byouin and then go straight following the road.
  • Keep on going straight at the intersection after getting across Hamasaka-Ezu Bridge.
    (You will see the Hamasaka Elementary School on your right).
  • Trun right at the top of slope (there is a post on the corner).
  • You can see IPDRE gate on your left.

By Taxi

Tell your taxi driver that you are going to the "Kansouchi Kenkyu Center (Arid Land Research Center) in Hamasaka. "

About 20 min from the JR Tottori Station.

About 15 min from the Tottori Airport or Tottori University main campus.