Souvenirs Spots in Fukui Area

  • Wakasa Fisherman’s Wharf
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    3.5
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    Travel / Tourism
    Fukui Obama-shi Kawasaki 1-3-2
    At this market complex, you can enjoy seeing, buying, and eating the charms of Wakasa. The complex offers a popular 60-minute boat cruise which enables riders to take in the local dynamic scenery formed by the stormy waters of the Sea of Japan. The Sotomo Cruising boat ride operates from March to November and is offered four times a day to general customers and also runs up to four times a day for private groups (when reservations have been made). The first floor of the complex is a souvenir store carrying famous products from Wakasa. The second floor is a restaurant serving an abundance of seasonal ocean delicacies.

    Apart from gifts, the restaurant at the ground floor(self service) offers great food at a very good price. The sushi and sashimi are very fresh. Miso soup and tea are complimentary. There is a small...

  • Echizen Bamboo Doll Village
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    4.0
    29 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukui Pref. Sakaishi Maruokachoukamikumeda 63-1
    Home to the Takeningyo Workshop—the only shop in Japan that processes from bamboo splitting to assembly—the Echizen Bamboo Doll Village displays exquisite works made by bamboo artisans in the Takeningyo Display Hall, and offers up many Echizen bamboo puppets and fine bamboo products for sale. They also sell Hokuriku crafts, and popular Fukui souvenirs and local sake.

    Our tour bus stopped here for lunch which they had a restaurant upstairs, which I enjoyed very much. Tried their soba which is sold downstairs, ladies from restaurant were selling it upstairs for...

  • Seiwa Chopsticks
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    3.5
    14 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukui Pref. Obamashi Ryuzen 6-2
    This shop, which specializes in Wakasa lacquered chopsticks, manufactures and sells Wakasa lacquered chopsticks carefully crafted by artisans as well as hexagonal chopsticks that fit children’s hands. Each beautiful pair is carefully studded with egg or sea shells and painted with dozens of layers of coloured lacquer, but remains easy to use. Personalised chopsticks such as for couples are also available.

    外にある百円、二百円をカゴに入れて自分でとっていく箸の販売。見ていたら店員が近くに来てジロジロ。万引きでもするのかと警戒、気分が悪い。それならこんな売り方をして欲しくない。レジがある店内に入れておいたらどうでしょうか。おすすめを聞いても好きなのを選んだら、です。せっかく旅行で立ち寄ったのにつまらない。

  • Takedatei
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    4.0
    7 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukui Sakai-shi Mikunicho Anto 64-1-66
    A souvenir shop and restaurant in Anto, Mikuni-cho, Sakai City. Here you'll find local Fukui sake and beer as well as famous local sweets, souvenirs, and pickled goods from Umemiya Tatsuo Tukemono Hompo. In the restaurant they serve set meals, seafood rice bowls, and noodle dishes made with local seafood. A specialty of the shop is high quality Junmai Ginjo Sake delivered directly from the brewery and sold by volume.

    東尋坊のメインストリート沿いに建つ、海鮮料理+スイーツのレストラン 今回はランチで利用、イカ焼き、カニ蕎麦、たこ焼き等など頂きました。 リーズナブルな価格設定で、オーダーから料理が出るまでも早く、味はそこそこです。

  • Kitamaebune no Kawamoto Fukui Bussankan
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukui Pref. Fukuishi Genshoujimachou 7-13-1
    This local specialty products store carries an abundance of Fukui's most famous goods, including Kitamaebune no Kawamoto's kombu (kelp) products, and homemade yakisaba (grilled mackerel) sushi. A popular destination, the store also has a space where you can watch how Fukui delicacies are made and even try making some yourself. Of particular note, this is the only place you can watch a live demonstration of the process involved in making tesuki oboro kombu (handmade shredded kelp), a rare traditional technique dating back 400 years.
  • Echizen Mikuni Famous Goods Shop Namiya
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukui Sakai-shi Mikunicho Kitahonmachi 3-3-44
    A shop selling local goods in Kitahonmachi 3-Chome, Mikuni-cho, Sakai City. They offer local Fukui seafood including Echizen sea urchin and Echizen crab as well as famous local products including confectionary treats and sake. The shop is also well known as the origin of Momiwakame made by sun-drying seaweed harvested from the Tojinbo Cliff seaside area.
  • Tanaka Gankyo Honpo Sabae Branch Romando
    Shopping
    Fukui Sabae-shi Kamikobatacho 18-4-6
    A shop specializing in glasses in Kamikobata-cho, Sabae City. Sabae is known as a holy-ground for glasses, with market share of domestic frames surpassing 90%, and here they sell high quality glasses focusing on domestic producers. They also offer custom orders, where after selecting the frame material and having your face measured master craftsmen will make you a handmade pair of personal glasses.
  • Optic Store Glass Garden
    Shopping
    Fukui Sabae-shi Kaminakacho 2-907-1
    A glasses shop located along National Route 8 In Kaminaka-cho 2-Chome, Sabae City. Situated in Sabae, a prime producing area for eyewear with an over 90% market share on domestic frames, this glasses shop can offer great prices and an expansive lineup. They have a wide variety of glasses and sunglasses on display and for sale including everything from reasonably priced goods to luxury brands and imports.
  • Hacoa Direct Store Fukui Branch
    Style / Fashion
    Fukui Sabae-shi Nishibukurocho 503
    A general goods store in Nishibukuro-cho, Sabae City. They sell wooden constructed sundries from the Hacoa and +LUMBER brands which are made in the attached studio. In addition to their lineup of various wood sundries made following Scandinavian designs mixed with traditional Echizen Lacquerware techniques they also offer specialty goods you can't find in other stores.
  • Echizen Lacquer Shitsuyukan
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukui Sabae-shi Nakanocho 256-1
    A lacquerware shop and hands-on facility located along the Urushi-no-Sato street in Nakano-cho, Sabae City. Over 1000 items of traditional Echizen Lacquerware, boasting a history of over 1500 years, are on display and sold at a below market-value price. They also hold demonstrations of the lacquerware potter's wheel and gold-relief lacquerware classes (reservation required).
  • Kagimago Tsudamagobei Umashikuni Obama Store
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukui Obama-shi Obamatamamae 69-6
    A shop located on Kaigan-dori Street in Obamatamamae, Obama City that specializes in Sasazuke, or bamboo leaf pickling. They produce carefully made additive free Kodai-no-Sasazuke from domestic ingredients. Fresh sea bream caught that morning is seasoned with ingredients including salt, vinegar, and mirin and then packed with kelp in a cedar barrel. They also sell a variety of other processed goods made with local Wakasa seafood including Wakasa-Guji, high quality tilefish pickled in miso, and mackerel pickled in rice-bran paste, a traditional meal along the Saba Kaido Road.
  • Heisei Onoya
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukui Ono-shi Motomachi 1-2
    A tourist facility in Motomachi, Ono City. The Ono-han Onoya was a trading shop for the Ono Domain that opened during late Edo period and has been registered as a Tangible Cultural Property of Japan. It consists of four buildings, the Yuirakuza general goods store, Nikaigura two level storage building, Hiragura storage building, and the Yokan western building. They sell local agricultural goods and local specialties, hold hands-on classes including how to make handicrafts, and have a multipurpose hall available for rent. In the Yokan western building you'll find the Haikara-chaya teahouse, which offers a menu of dishes made using local ingredients.
  • Watanabe Kami Machi Do
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    4.0
    5 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukui Yoshida-gun Eiheijicho Shihi 5-15

    永平寺で参拝前に連絡をしておき、参拝した後に立ち寄りました。部屋に案内されて「永平寺そば」をいただきました。「永平寺そば」は「やまかけそば」と「山菜そば」の蕎麦にゴマ豆腐、味噌、デザートも付いています。シンプルな料理ですが、永平寺の雰囲気にふさわしいものです。思わず背筋が伸びるような感じになっていただきました。穏やかな感じの蕎麦でした。ありがたい気持ちになっていただきました。

  • Fukui Tourist Information Center Fuku Fukudate
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    3.5
    5 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukui Fukui-shi Chuo 1-chome 2-1

    福福館は、福井駅前のハピリン2階にあります。福井県全体の伝統工芸品や名産品などのお土産品がそろっていました。22時まで開いているので、とても重宝します。

  • Kutsuki Ya Store
    Shopping
    Fukui Obama-shi Obamahiromine 39
  • washisho echizen
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukui Pref. Echizenshi Shinzaikechou 8-44 papyrus site
  • Urushi gallery Kyuemon
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukui Pref. Sabaeshi Kawadachou 21-4
  • Maruyamakyuemonsho
    Life / Living / Hospital
    Fukui Pref. Sabaeshi Kawadachou 21-4
  • gallery Yasushinami
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Fukui Pref. Yoshidaguneiheijichou Shihi 27-15
  • Go Lake no Sta.
    Travel / Tourism
    Fukui Mikata-gun Mihamacho Kugushi 72-1

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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