Scenic sites of Fukui Prefecture

Eiheiji Temple

In 1244, the Buddhist monk Dogen established this temple as a place for priest training.



Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum

More than eighty percent of dinosaur fossils in Japan has been excavated in Fukui Prefecture. Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum, which boasts the world’s leading scale, has been the center for researching dinosaurs in Fukui Prefecture.


日本国内の恐竜化石の8 割以上が発掘されている福井県において、恐竜博物館は世界最大級の規模を誇る恐竜研究の拠点となっています。

Tojimbo Cliffs

These scenic cliffs, which are comparable to the Fjords of Norwey and Mt. Kumgang in Korea, are a national scenic spot. Waves crashing into the cliffs from the Sea of Japan offer an awe-inspiring view.



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