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Historical Landscapes in Fukui

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  • Maruoka Castle (Kasumigajo)
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    4.0
    331 Reviews
    Historical Monument
    Fukui Pref. Sakaishi Maruokachoukasumichou 1-59

    This castle ranks 30th of the thousands of Japanese ancient castles. However there was nothing much to see. It was destroyed in an earthquake and it was rebuilt after that. The ticket set including...

  • Ichijodani Asakura Family Historic Ruins
    Other Historic Site/Building
    Fukui Pref. Fukuishi Kidonouchichou
  • Echizen Ono Castle
    Historical Monument
    Fukui Pref. Onoshi Shiromachi 3-109
  • Tsuruga Red Brick Warehouse
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    85 Reviews
    Historical Monument
    Fukui Pref. Tsurugashi Kanegasakichou 4-1

    This place is named Brick Warehouses, but there are only two of them, it sounds disappointing. However the inside there is a theme park of a diorama, it is worth checking out. Admission is 800yen per...

  • Samurai Residence of the Old Uchiyama Family
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    18 Reviews
    Historical Monument
    Fukui Ono-shi Shiromachi 10-7

    Chosen as a good rainy day activity and it proved delightful. On display throughout the main house were also a series of paper-cut artworks depicting historic events. Were impressive.

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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