More recommendations! Japan Tourist Attractions【Fukui Prefecture】

More recommendations! Japan Tourist Attractions【Fukui Prefecture】

There are many famous sightseeing spots in Japan, but there are also many other recommended destinations that you should visit in addition to the major ones!
We hope you will take a step out of your comfort zone and enjoy the deep Japan.

This time, we will introduce you to Fukui Prefecture.

◆Recommendation No. 1
Eiheiji Temple

Eiheiji Temple, the home of Zen, is a major head temple of the Soto sect of Zen Buddhism, which is attracting attention both at home and abroad,
It is also famous for the fact that Steve Jobs tried to train there as a young man.
The temple is home to a ceiling painting consisting of 230 Japanese paintings, which has become a popular tourist attraction.
In addition, in the fall of 2019, the temple plans to construct an accommodation facility in front of the gate that will accommodate private rooms to better accommodate foreign tourists who are concerned about their privacy.
The temple offers Zen experiences and vegetarian cuisine at the temple, and English-speaking staff are available to provide a safe environment for foreign tourists to visit.
The temple's long corridor is particularly beautiful and a popular spot for tourists.

◆Recommendation No. 2
Tojinbo (Cliff)

Recommended season:All seasons
Tojinbo, with its endless kilometer-long columnar joints of rough rock surfaces, is designated as a Japanese natural monument and a place of scenic beauty.
The cliffs are more than 20 meters high, and the sight of the rough waves of the Sea of Japan lapping against the cliffs is more than majestic; it is frighteningly powerful.
A sightseeing boat ride will take you to Lion Rock, Candle Rock, and other natural formations that will delight your eyes.

Tojinbo also offers guided tours where you can learn about the world's largest columnar joints, geology, and strata with explanations.
Tojinbo Meister will guide you to photo spots where you can take pictures while enjoying the spectacular sunset.

◆Recommendation No. 3
Echizen Washi no Sato (hands-on facility)

Recommended season:All seasons
Echizen Washi no Sato is a complex facility where you can learn, know, and experience washi paper.
You can enjoy making your own washi paper from infants to adults.
With the support of the staff, you can make a variety of washi in 20 to 40 minutes.
Pressed flowers and dyes are also available, so feel free to challenge yourself.

The Imadate area, where Echizen Washi Village is located, is one of the many washi production areas in Japan with a long history of 1,500 years.
Echizen Washi has a long history of 1,500 years and boasts the highest quality and technology among the many washi production areas in Japan.
At Echizen Washi no Sato, visitors can observe the craftsmanship of the washi makers and experience the actual papermaking process,
Echizen Washi no Sato is a beautiful town where tradition and nature are woven together in a 230-meter-long street.

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Introduction to Fukui Prefecture is here
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