Fukui is a small prefecture on the coast of the Sea of Japan. When you explore this beautiful area you can see gorgeous rocky coastlines and beaches, taste fresh seafood and shellfish, and visit castles. Recommendations include the Eiheiji temple and the Fukui Dinosaur Museum, Japan's best museum for those interested in dinosaurs and prehistoric earth. Fukui city also boasts a riverside tunnel of over 400 cherry trees that makes it a must see destination in spring.
Situated on a slope in the mountains just outside Fukui City, this is one of two main temples of the Soto school of Zen Buddhism. It was founded in 1244 by Eihe