All Attractions in Fukui Prefecture

Attractions including all the main points of interest, tourist highlights and things to do in.

  • Maruoka Castle

    Maruoka Castle, in Maruoka in Fukui Prefecture, is famous for having the oldest donjon (keep) of any Japanese Castle. Maruoka Castle was built in 1576 under orders from Shibata Katsutoyo, however it was destroyed in the 1948 Fukui Earthquake. Only the donjon was rebuilt in 1955 using materials largely from Read more [...]

  • Maruoka Castle Park

    Maruoka Castle Park, in Sakai Fukui Prefecture, is famous for its cherry blossom and is considered one of Japan’s Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots. Maruoka Castle Park has around 400 cherry blossom trees which surround Maruoka Castle.

  • Myotsuji Temple

    Myotsuji Temple is a Buddhist temple from the Shingon Sect, in Obama Fukui Prefecture. The Hondo (main hall), from the Kamakura period, and the three story pagoda of Myotsuji Temple are disignated National Treasures. The Hondo was built in 1258 and the three story pagoda was built in 1270. There Read more [...]

  • Fukui Castle

    Fukui Castle was a Japanese Castle in Fukui Fukui Prefecture. There is another unrelated castle in Osaka Prefecture also called Fukui Castle. Fukui Castle was constructed on the orders of Yuki Hideyasu in 1606 north of the older nearby Kitanosho Castle. Fukui Castle was given its name by its next Read more [...]

  • Ichijodani Asakura Family Gardens

    Ichijodani Asakura Family Gardens are four Japanese gardens (Suwa Yakata-ato, Asakura Yakata-ato, Yudono-ato, and Nanyoji-ato) within the site of the Ichijodani Asakura Family Historic Ruins in Fukui. Together these four gardens are designated as a Special Place of Scenic Beauty.

  • Asuwa yama Park

    Asuwa yama Park, in Yamaokucho in Fukui Prefecture, is famous for its cherry blossom trees which are planted on each side of the Asuwa River. Asuwa yama Park features around 600 cherry blossom trees and is considered one of Japan’s Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots.

  • Echizen Ono Castle

    Echizen Ono Castle, also known as Ono Castle and Kameyama Castle, is a hilltop style Japanese Castle in Ono Fukui Prefecture. Kanamori Nagachika ordered the construction of Echizen Ono Castle, which was completed in 1576. In 1586 Nagachika moved to Takayama Castle. In 1775 most of Echizen Ono Castle was Read more [...]

  • Fuchu Castle

    Fuchu Castle, also known as Echizen Fuchu Castle, was a flatland style Japanese Castle in Echizen Fukui Prefecture. Maeda Toshiie ordered the construction of Fuchu Castle, which was completed in 1575. Fuchu Castle was just one of many castle built in the Echizen area. Today almost nothing can be seen Read more [...]