Most Beautiful Shrines & Temples In Fukui

Here're most beautiful shrines and temples to go when you travel in Fukui. To begin with 'Eiheiji Temple' famous for the large room with 230 pictures on the wall, we selected best historical sites posted in City's Pride by the travelers and the locals who have actually traveled in Fukui.

2 Most Beautiful Shrines & Temples In Fukui

Gotanjo-ji Temple

Pretty Cats, Beautiful Lotus Flowers. A Comfortable 'CatTemple' With Human Kindness

About 2 hours from Nagoya or Kyoto. Near Takefu Interchange of Hokuriku Freeway, there's a temple of Soto sect. Cats living here are protected carefully by members of the temple and cat-lovers. Please don't make noises and go after, but you can see them and feel relieved.

Eiheiji Temple

Impressive Hall As Large As 156 Pieces Of Tatami, Filled With 230 Ceiling Pictures

Eiheiji is a place of Zen monastic practice with over 700 years history. A big hall named Sanshokaku, which has another name 'Hall Of Ceiling Picture', is as large as 156 pieces of tatami-mat, and filled with 230 pieces of ceiling pictures of flowers, birds, and so on.

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