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  • Fukui Nature Conservation Center
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    Fukui Ono Minami Rokuroshi 169-11-2
    A nature observation facility in Minamirokuroshi, Ono It islocated in the Rokuroshi Plateau which is abundant with natural habitats including forested areas and wetlands. It consists of the main building with exhibits related to the local flora and fauna, an observation room with one of the country's largest telescopes, a planetarium, and an outdoor viewing area. Around the facility is a nature observing forest that covers nearly 28 hectares in which you can observe a wide variety of flora and fauna.
  • Echizen Washi Village
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    Fukui Pref. Echizenshi Shinzaikechou 8-44 Papyrus hall
    With a long 1,500-year history and tradition, Echizen is the home of washi (Japanese paper) and of the Echizen Washi Village. This facility includes the “Paper & Culture Museum” —with lots of special, local washi products and history of Echizen washi—and the “Udatsu Paper & Craft Museum” —a reconstructed paper-making house where you can observe craftsman techniques firsthand. In the “Papyrus House,” you can try making washi paper, popular for toddlers and adults alike.

    I made Washi paper. It takes a bit of work but it’s a lot of fun. The paper store has an excellent collection. Unfortunately, the museum was closed. I walked around the village and enjoyed taking...

  • Eiheiji Midorinomura
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukui Yoshida-gun Eiheijicho Yama 10-1
  • Sakai Chikikoryu Ctr Inesu
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    Fukui Pref. Sakaishi Sakaichoukuragaichi 34-14-1
  • Sabaeshi Agriculture And Forestry Gyotaikenjisshukan
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    Fukui Pref. Sabae City Kamikochicho19-37-2
  • Wakasachomikatashizenkyuyouson
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    Fukui Pref. Mikatakaminaka County Wakasa Town Chuo1-4

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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