Fukui 1-day-tour Itinerary

Fukui is relatively small, and many of the points of interest are close by. Unfortunately, some of those points may be a bit far from public transportation, so best case scenario would be to rent a car and drive directly to these spots. If not, you can still take buses that go back and forth to these tourist spots, but you will be limited in time.
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Day 1
From Fukui Station, take a bus for 30 minutes to the Eiheiji Temple, and take a relaxing morning stroll around the temple grounds. Take a course in Zen Buddhism, and enjoy the mountainside that surrounds the temple. From there, you can take a bus to the nearest station, Eiheijiguchi, and from there, take the train to Katsuyama station, and get on another bus to the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum. Here, you can learn more about the wide variety of dinosaurs that were found in Fukui Prefecture, and experience first-hand the process of fossil digging and the science behind Paleontology. 

From here, go back to Fukui Station and enjoy some local cuisine. If you have the time, you can take the Echizen Line to Mikuniminato, and go to the Tojinbo Cliffs to (hopefully) view a pleasant sunset across the Sea of Japan. 

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