Sights in Fukui

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Mihama Beach

Mihama’s beach in Fukui is popular for diving and its clear water.

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Awara Onsen Hot Spring

Discovered in 1883, this important hot spring can look back on more than 100 years of history. Today, it is called Kansai-no-Okuzashiki, or “the back room in th

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Papyrus House

Part of the Echizen Washi Village, this facility offers a workshop for visitors to create their own original Japanese paper. The adjacent souvenir shop "Washido

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Ichijo Falls

Located in Ichijo Valley, the water of this 12-meter-high waterfall is considered to be sacred. Sasaki Kojiro, a famous sword master of the early 17th century,

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Eihei-ji Temple

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

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Jingu-ji Temple

Jingu-ji is a temple in Obama, famous for an "Omizuokuri" event in which white-robed Buddhist monks send water downstream the Onyu River to Nara Prefecture.

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Takefu Knife Village

Takefu Knife Village, located a 15-minute taxi ride from Takefu station, produces uchi-hamono cutlery, which has a history of over 700 years. Here, visitors ca

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Asuwa River Cherry Trees

The boulevard of cherry trees along Asuwa River in Fukui city are a famous hanami spot. The closest stations are Shiyakushomae and Koenguchi.

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Echizen Soba Village

Echizen Soba Village includes a soba (Japanese buckwheat noodle) factory and soba restaurant. Visitors can attend factory tours and soba making workshops here.

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Echizen Ono Castle

Echizen Ono Castle is located a 30 minute walk from Echizenono station. It is closed January through March.

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Hakusan Jinja Shrine

Hakusan Jinja is a shinto shrine in Heisenji, Fukui, and is known for its moss-covered grounds.

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Myotsu-ji Temple

Myotsu-ji is a buddhist temple in Obama, Fukui, with buildings that date back to the Kamakura era.

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Uriwari no Taki Waterfall

The Uriwari Waterfall, Uriwari no Taki in Japanese, is located within Wakasa Uriwari Meisui Park. Its water is known as the purest in Japan.

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Miketsukuni Wakasa Obama Food Culture Museum

Here you will find a museum, kitchen studio, workshop and hot spring bath facility. This museum wants its visitors to learn, experience, heal, and eat well.

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Echizen Bamboo Doll Village

The Echizen Bamboo Doll Village, Echizen Takeningyo no Sato in Japanese, is a gallery and shop, which can be reached by bus or taxi from Eiheijiguchi station.

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Tojinbo

Tojinbo is located on the coast of northern Fukui and is a strip of rugged cliffs. The Tojinbo Tower offers a great view of the coast and there are sightseeing

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Kanazu Forest of Creation

The Kanazu Forest of Creation is a place where nature and art come together and influence each other. It is located a 10 minute taxi ride from Awaraonsen statio

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Ichijodani Asakura Clan Ruins

The Ichijodani Asakura Clan Ruins are composed of the Ichijodani Castle and its surrounding castle town built in the Sengoku period. The region was controlled b