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  • Getting to Eiheiji

    Eiheiji Transportation

    From wherever you are, to reach Eiheiji by train, you must first go to Fukui Station. From there, you can change trains to Echizen Railway.The station to access Eiheiji Temple is Eiheijiguchi. From there, there are buses to Eiheiji Temple.

  • Eiheiji Temple: Overview

    Eiheiji Things to Do

    Eiheiji Temple is one of the head temples of Soto school of Buddhism. Another head temple Sojiji Temple is located at Yokohama. The town of Eiheiji is very small and other than some of the souvenir shops there are nothing else to distract the training. It is indeed what the Kanji of the temple denote "the temple of eternal peace". Unless you are...

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  • Saikoji and Jishoin Temples

    Fukui Things to Do

    Fukui city has various sites connected with the story of the Azai sisters. Saikoji Temple and Jisho-in Temple are both associated with the family and located near one another.Saikoji Temple is where the grave of Oichi and Shibata Katsuie are located. Oichi is the mother of the Azai sisters and Katsuie is her second husband, whom she committed...

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    The Toyoko Inn hotel chain is always a safe choice for travelers in Japan. Like most of the Toyoko...

  • Bhutan Museum

    Fukui Things to Do

    The Bhutan Museum was founded from a special relationship that Fukui Prefecture has with the Kingdom of Bhutan. It's the first museum dedicated solely to Bhutan outside of Bhutan itself. It's a small, two-floor museum. The first floor features a variety of pictures taken from around the country with descriptions about them. There are also pamphlets...


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