Fukui-ken Things to Do

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Fukui-ken Things to Do

  • The Toujinbo island

    Very close to the Toujinbo cliffs there is an island which can be reached by a footbridge. There is a trail that runs the perimeter of the island, which can be covered in about a half hour. On the island you will find a shrine and forbidding scenery. It’s no secret that bodies turn up on the shore of this tiny island. Some even say the island is...

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  • Toujinbo

    One place you should really stop if you’re in the area is Toujinbo cliffs. It’s an area of hexagon shaped rocks that were jetted to the surface due to volcanic activity. The sight is immensely beautiful and perfect for a nice stroll or boat ride. Toujinbo is also famous throughout Japan for a more sinister reason however. Unfortunately the cliffs...

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  • One of the twelve originals

    Sakai city (near Fukui city) is actually home to one of the twelve original castles left in Japan. It’s hard to believe but it’s very much true. Maruoka castle, which dates for 1576, is a actually a tiny castle and the inside doesn’t really contain much, besides pictures of other castles, but the entrance charge is nominal so its not a big deal to...

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  • The temple of eternal peace

    If you’re heading through Fukui-ken then you should stop at Eihei-ji, the mountainside temple in the forest that is the headquarters of the Soto sect of Zen Buddhism.The first impression of the temple is a tad disappointing, as you have to walk up a street with the usual tawdry souvenir shops, but once in the complex you’ll be amazed the Zen-like...

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  • Pines by the sea

    Lovely strip of pine trees planted along a great sand beach with eagles soaring overhead.See more by visiting our Japan Tour Pages

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  • Beijodake

    Get some transport and get up the road that climbs Beijodake, the central mountain the Mikasawan national park. The views are excellent of the surrounding lakes and the coast.

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