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Fukui Prefectural Museum of Ceramics
Sabae / Nan-etsu History/Culture Experience/leisure

Fukui Prefectural Museum of Ceramics

The Fukui Prefectural Museum of Ceramics was opened in 1971 to promote Echizen ware, which is numbered among the Six Ancient Kilns of Japan. You can learn the history of Echizen ware, purchase exhibited items, and watch demonstrations on how to make pottery. You can also make your own Echizen ware by attending a pottery class.

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Takidanji Temple
Tojinbo / Awara Onsen Nature/Scenic spots History/Culture

Takidanji Temple

Takidanji Temple is an ancient temple built during the Nanbokucho Period. The temple houses many treasures, including national treasures. The temple garden, which was made in the Edo Period and is now designated as a national site of scenic beauty, is worth checking out. It is also only a 10- minute walk from Mikuni Station.

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Fukui City History Museum
Center of Fukui city Suburbs of Fukui City History/Culture

Fukui City History Museum

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Tangando
Suburbs of Fukui City History/Culture Gourmet/Souvenir

Tangando

"The garden and the thatched hut still retain the atmosphere of the end of the Edo period, away from the hustle and bustle. It is now used as a ryotei (Japanese-style restaurant).
The remains of a scepter stone quarry can still be seen on the site, and scepter stones are also used for paving stones and bridges."

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Jofukuji Temple
Sabae / Nan-etsu History/Culture

Jofukuji Temple

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Echizen bamboo doll village
Tojinbo / Awara Onsen History/Culture Experience/leisure

Echizen bamboo doll village

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Fukui City Griffis Memorial Hall
Center of Fukui city History/Culture

Fukui City Griffis Memorial Hall

At the Fukui City Griffis Memorial Hall, you can learn about the achievements of Griffis, a successful man during the early Meiji era, and the history of modern Fukui. The memorial hall itself is a charming Japanese and Western style building.

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Paper & Culture Museum
Sabae / Nan-etsu History/Culture

Paper & Culture Museum

The Paper & Culture Museum introduces various types of Echizen washi and explains the process of making the paper. In addition, you can learn about the history of Echizen washi and appreciate the exhibits of paintings drawn on the paper.

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Atagozaka Tea Ceremony Museum
Center of Fukui city History/Culture

Atagozaka Tea Ceremony Museum

The Atagozaka Tea Ceremony Museum is located along the historical Atagozaka pathway. At the museum, you can learn about the history of the tea ceremony and its related architecture and flower arrangement by visiting four exhibit areas. There is a timeline showing the development of the tea ceremony as well as information about the actual ceremonies held by the Matsudaira clan, the rulers of Fukui Domain.

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Shichiken asaichi (Morning Market)
Eiheiji / Okuetsu History/Culture Gourmet/Souvenir

Shichiken asaichi (Morning Market)

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