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Kehi no Matsubara気比の松原


With roughly 17,000 red and black pine trees, Kehi no Matsubara (a pine covered area, near the seashore) is a famous location and one of Japan’s Top 3 Pine Forests, along with Miho no Matsubara and Niji no Matsubara. It is about 400,000 squre meters and 1.5 kilometers in length, and provide strong contrasts with the white sand and blue-green pines. It is also open as a bathing area in summer, and since there is a good pathway, so you can take a stroll and enjoy the scenery. Approximately 13 minutes by car via Tsuruga Interchange on the Hokuriku Expressway.

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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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