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A shopping mall located under the elevated structure of JR Fukui Station with a wide variety of shops where you can buy souvenirs of Fukui such as mizu-yokan (sweet bean jelly), habutae mochi (rice cake), and yakisaba-zushi (grilled mackerel sushi).See more
The traditional taste of 90 years in business. You can experience making your own soba at the Experience Dream Factory and enjoy the taste of freshly made soba right on the spot. You can also just simply take a tour of the factory.See more
Out of the many people enshrined at the Fukui-Ken Gokoku Shrine, is one Sanai Hashimoto, a brilliant doctor who lived during the closing years of the Edo Period.
His quotes are written on paper and put inside a “daijyobu” charm that people can carry to protect themselves from illness. The “I’m okay” charm is only available at this temple and is popular with people who say that they desire an unshakeable faith.
On the shrine grounds there is a sturdy pillar called the “Kyuryu Chutei Pillar,” which symbolizes this unshakable faith. And nearby is another, called the “Senobi Stone,” which allows you to compare your height with that of Dr. Hashimoto.
Many people come to pray for success or victory, especially students, who come in large numbers to pray during examination season, between November and March.
Europe-ken Sohonten is the originator of the famous sauce cutlet rice bowl in Fukui. It is loved by customers not only in Fukui Prefecture, but all over Japan.
Please enjoy this simple yet delicious dish made with pork cutlet, sauce and rice.
The Echizen Pottery Village is the birthplace of Echizen ware. There are museums, shops and various facilities that help you learn about Echizen ware from different multiple perspectives. Also, the Pottery Park, which surrounds the village, is beautiful during all four seasons.See more