Ichijōdani Asakura Family Historic Ruins

Updated: 2021年3月31日(Wed)

Ichijodani / Togo History/Culture Attractions/Experience

910-2153 福井県福井市城戸ノ内町28-37

Ichijōdani Asakura Family Historic Ruin is the ruins of a castle town of the Asakura clan, who ruled Echizen for five generations (1471-1574). At that time, the castle town was in no way inferior to Kyoto. The town has been restored, and now the mansions, temples and roads are just like they used to be. The ruins are still being excavated, and artifacts, such as tea sets, stationery and other objects of value to research have been discovered. This is a rich archaeological site that has been designated as a site of special historic significance and scenic beauty as well as an important cultural property. There are only a few such archaeological sites in Japan.

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Adress 910-2153 福井県福井市城戸ノ内町28-37
Tel 0776-41-2330/0776-41-2173
Business (opening) hours 9:00~17:00 (last entry at 16:45)
Day off New Year’s holiday (December 28 - January 4)
Usage fee Standard entrance fee: 210 yen
Official URL http://www3.fctv.ne.jp/~asakura/index.html

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