Echizen Ono Castle, the castle in the sky

Echizen Ono Castle is a castle built on 249-meter high Kameyama in the Ono-bonchi Basin. Around 1575, it was built by Kanamori

Myotuji Temple

A Shingon sect temple “Myotsuji Temple” in Obama city was founded in 806 by Sakanoue Tamuramaro, who was then the

Yokokan Garden

Yokokan Garden is one of the most famous gardens representing the early to mid Edo period, and is a Kaiyu style garden (a styl

The Fukui prefectural government building

The Fukui prefectural government building is unique throughout the country as it is built on a moat. This is the place where o


Wakasa was one of the “Miketsukuni” provinces that supplied provinces making offerings to the Imperial court from

Eihei-ji, the Temple of Eternal Peace

Established in 1244 by Zen Master Dogen – who brought Zen teachings and practice to Japan from China-Eihei-ji, “The Temp

Mikuni Minato

A port town located at the mouth of the Kuzuryu River in the northern part of Fukui Prefecture, Mikuni Minato in Mikuni-cho (t

Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum

Located in Katsuyama-city, the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum is the largest dinosaur museum in Japan and is recognized as

Kehi Jingu Shrine

Kehi Jingu Shrine is the chief guardian shrine of the old Hokuriku-do region, and one of the tourist destinations representing

Heisen-ji, the temple covered with beautiful moss.

Mt. Hakusan acrossing Fukui prefecture, Ishikawa prefecture and Gifu prefecture brings grace of water to people and it has bee

Ichijodani Asakura Clan Ruins

Located in the Ichijodani valley, approximately 10 kilometers (6 miles) southeast of the heart of Fukui City, in Fukui Prefect

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