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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.

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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...Read more

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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.Read more

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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 Awar...Read more

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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.Read more

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Maruoka Castle

Maruoka Castle, also known as Kasumigajo Castle, was the Maruoka clan's center of power during the Edo era.Read more

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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 wor...Read more

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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.Read more

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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.Read more

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