Factory / Workshop Spots in Fukui Area

  • Takefu Knife Village
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    4.0
    16 Reviews
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    Fukui Pref. Echizenshi Yokawachou 22-91
    In 1979, a first for the nation’s cutlery industry, Echizen Uchihamono (cutlery) was designated as a Nationally Designated Traditional Craft, as it carries with it 700 years of history and tradition. At Takefu Knife Village, there are plant tours and short trial courses, so you have the opportunity to make a paperknife yourself with the help of a traditional artisan.

    Had a wonderful time. Very friendly people and really nice way to learn about knife making. I found Ikebana scissors which is a delight. They also sell designers knives.

  • Nambu Sake Brewery
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    4.5
    7 Reviews
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    Fukui Ono-shi Motomachi 6-10
    A brewery located along Shichiken-dori Street in Motomachi, Ono City. They brew sake sticking to an ideal of, 'Carefully brewing only as much as they can keep watch over, ensuring that the sake they send to the world is the highest possible quality'. And being located in Fukui, producing area of top quality Gohyakuman-goku sake rice, they continue to produce quality Junmai sake. Sake they have for sale includes their famous Hanagaki label.

    七間通りにあるので、見つけやすいです。 試飲は3種類くらいさせてくれます。 どれも美味しかったので、4本購入しました。 宅急便でも送れるし、カードも使えたので有難いです。 お店の方の対応がとても丁寧で、素敵でした。

  • Echizen Washi Village Udatsu Paper and Craft Museum
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    4.0
    6 Reviews
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    Fukui Echizen-shi Shinzaikecho 9-21-2
    A traditional craft museum located on Washinosato Street in Shinzaike-cho 9-Chome, Echizen City. The building was originally a papermaking house dating back to the mid Edo period and you can explore the entirety of the traditional Echizen-Washi papermaking technique, which dates back nearly 1500 years. They also hold traditional Nagashizuki papermaking courses that you can attend. The local area has long been known as a papermaking area and includes other facilities such as the Paper and Culture Museum.

    My artist daughter found this paper making village and this studio/museum in particular online--Echizen seems to be the region and Udatsu the village in particular. A gorgeous, alpine-like area 90...

  • Kubota Brewery Limited
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    4.5
    4 Reviews
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    Fukui Pref. Sakaishi Maruokachouyamakubo 27-45
    Kubota Brewery Limited has been adored since its founding in 1753. Located in Maruoka Town—famous for Ippitsu Keijo—this brewery showcases Japanese sake made from Yamada-nishiki short grain brand rice, and all of them are popular. They are always available to accept brewery tours up to 40 people, but reservations must be made by telephone.

    酒蔵見学では酒米と市販米との違いや 酒米からの作り方等を説明して頂き、実に分かりやすい! その後は新米の漬け込みを見学し、試飲、購入と流れる。 私は酒を飲まないので酒饅頭を購入してきました。 (酒粕があれは良かったね!)

  • Miyake Hikoemon Brewery
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    4.0
    3 Reviews
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    Fukui Mikata-gun Mihamacho Hayase 21-7
    A sake brewery in Hayase, Mihama Town, Mikata County. This long-standing brewery first opened in 1718. This brewery is well regarded amongst other small-scale Japanese sake brewers and they brew the well-known Hayaseura sake from the highly fermentable water that comes from a well in their storehouse.

    美浜町早瀬にある有名酒造会社 以前から早瀬浦は知ってましたが、よく行く釣船場のすぐ近くにその酒造所があるとは全く思いませんでした。 今回釣りに行く機会があったので三宅彦右衛門酒造さんに赴きました!酒蔵に着くととても静かで人を探してみると従業員さんを発見!従業員さんに「お酒買えますか?」と聞いたら「少しお待ちください」と女将さんらしき人をを呼んでくれ販売所に案内されました。 中に入ると酒蔵で作っ...

  • Manaturu Shuzo & Co., Ltd
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    3.5
    3 Reviews
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    Fukui Ono-shi Meirincho 11-3
    A sake brewery in Meirin-cho, Ono City. This long-standing sake brewery first opened in 1751 and located in the Echizen Ono region, a known producing area for the Gohyakuman-goku sake rice and famous for its spring water, they continue to use traditional techniques in their sake production. They produce sake that has been highly valued at both domestic and international competitions including their Junmai Dai-Ginjo Sow label.

    試飲のスタイルがセルフで、冷蔵庫から自分で取り出して試飲できます。 結果、10種類くらい試飲させて頂きました。 どれも美味しかったけど、その中から4本を購入。 ワインのような口当たりの日本酒もあり、新しいことに挑戦している感じがあり、面白かったです。

  • Ippongi Kubo Main Store
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    4.0
    1 Reviews
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    Fukui Katsuyama Ichizawacho 1-3-1
    A sake brewery in Sawa-machi 1-Chome, Katsuyama City. Located in Oku-Echizen, the production center for high-quality Gohyakumangoku sake rice, they make high quality dry sake including the well-known Ippongi sake and the limited production Denshin sake. They also manage the adjacent Katsuyama-Shuho sake liquor store.

    勝山左義長の2日間のみ「酒蔵まつり」と称して蔵の一部が開放されます。酒屋台や酒粕のつかみ取り、酒まんじゅうの販売など、特に目新しいイベントがあるわけではありませんが、「伝心」などの酒販店専用ブランドが三分の一合100円で試飲できます。 受付で好みの銘柄を指定し、グラスの保証金と併せて200円を支払い、飲み終わったあとにグラスを返却すると保証金100円也が返ってくる、というシステムです。純米吟醸の...

  • Wakasa Seaside Brewery
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    Fukui Mikata-gun Mihamacho Sakajiri 43
    A brewery located along Prefectural Route 225 in Sakajiri, Mihama Town, Mikata County. Located on the shore facing Wakasa Bay, they manufacture Hokuriku's first local beer, Wakasa Beer, which features a fruity taste and aroma. Along with viewing the brewing process and shopping for goods visitors can also visit the attached mini-museum which has nearly 2000 different local beers on display from all around Japan. In the rest stop next door, Wakasa Kaiyu Bazaar Chidorien, you can enjoy a seafood buffet with all you can drink Wakasa Beer.
  • WATARIGLASSstudio
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    5.0
    2 Reviews
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    Fukui Fukui-shi Ayukawacho 17-14

    Watari Glass is NOT a restaurant, but a glass making studio. It is run by a couple, two young artists. Some of the work by these artists is featured in some of the high end hotels in the region...

  • Torihama Brewery
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    5.0
    1 Reviews
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    Fukui Mikatakaminakagun-gun Wakasacho Torihama 59-30

    縄文博物館の帰りに立ち寄りました。 とても親切なご主人が、心を込めて作っていらっしゃいます。 [建造物] 国家・文化庁指定の歴史的建造物「登録有形文化財」です。 [蔵の見学] ー前日までに、電話で予約すると、作り酒屋の「蔵」歴史的建造物見学OK。 ー3種類ほどの、無料試飲付き! ・大吟醸 ・純米吟醸 ・加茂栄上撰 ー所要時間:約40分 ー可能人数:40人くらいまで ー開催...

  • Kitonurino Workshop Kobashi
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    Fukui Pref. Sabaeshi Kawadachou 8-2
  • Echizenyaki touseisha
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukui Pref. Nyugunechizenchou Daioumaru 21-69
  • Maeda Seika prism Fukui
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    Fukui Pref. Fukuishi Chuou 1-1-25 Prism Fukui 1F Narcissus flower corner
  • TOURISTORE
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    Fukui Sabae-shi Kawadacho 19-8
  • Asahi Sake Brewing
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    Fukui Pref. Nyugunechizenchou Nishitanaka 11-53
  • Ikeda Brewery
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    Fukui Fukui-shi Hondocho 70-1
  • Ito Brewery
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    Fukui Fukui-shi Egamicho 44-65
  • Inami Brewery
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    Fukui Sabae-shi Arisadacho 1-chome 1-22
  • Kojima Liquor Store
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    Fukui Awara Kita 5-86
  • Katayama Brewery
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    Fukui Echizen-shi Haguricho 51-18

Fukui Areas

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Northeast of Kyoto, the ancient Tojinbo Cliffs separate Fukui prefecture from the Sea of Japan in a stretch of land well worth exploring. Water sports and seaside delicacies are available in abundance as the spectacular rugged coastline flattens down into beaches to the west of the prefecture, while inland, Fukui is home to Zen Buddhist temples and historic ruins.

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