Fukui prefecture also faces the Sea of Japan. Fukui Prefecture is often called "Hokuriku Region" together with Kanazawa Prefecture and Toyama Prefecture. In Fukui Prefecture there is an old big temple named "Eiheiji". Here you can experience Zazen meditation. Fukui prefecture is a place where many bones of dinosaurs are excavated. The dinosaur museum is popular with children.
Outline of Fukui
photos: Eiheiji Temple in Fukui Prefecture
If you want an in-depth experience of Japan's "Zen" culture, you should visit Eiheiji Temple in Fukui Prefecture. Many monks practice Zen at this temple, and you can experience it too. There is also a beautiful traditional temple town around the temple. Eiheiji is located about 150 km northeast of Kyoto ...
Ichijodani: The restored samurai town
Photos: Ichijodani -Restored samurai town
If you want to explore the Japanese samurai town, I recommend you go to Ichijodani in Fukui Prefecture. Ichijodani is a town built by the Asakura clan in the 15th century. However, the Asakura clan was destroyed by another samurai in the 16th century. Ichijodani were forgotten and buried in the ...
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