Tottori Prefecture has been chosen as the No. 1 destination of GaijinPot Travel’s Top 10 Japan Travel Destinations for 2019. The small prefecture in western Japan topped the list released by Japan-based English-language travel website GaijinPot Travel as part of its third annual travel awards that recognize up-and-coming travel destinations in Japan for foreign tourists.

Tottori Governor Shinji Hirai said he was delighted to be recognized as the first-place winner.

“It is an honor to be selected as No. 1,” Hirai said. “Make a trip to adventure destination Tottori and see for yourself just what made us No. 1 in 2019.”