Best Tourist Spots In Fukui

Here're best Tourist Spots in Fukui. We released a ranking of reviews about Tourist Spots posted by travelers and locals who have actually been to Fukui.

Best Tourist Spots In Fukui [1-10]


Karikomi-ike Pond


Trekking And Taking Pictures At Beautiful Autumn Colored Pond

We can aim for the beautiful reflection on Karikomi Pond in the early morning. The lively autumn colors around the pond, and winter mountain presence above it. Though it needs a little walk, you can enjoy both beautiful water-mirror and change of seasons at this photogenic pond!◎50 min trekking is required from the parking area. The roadway is narrow and there're some cars parking on the roadsides, so driving beginners should use taxi.


Red, Yellow & Orange On The Water Surface! Fukui's Proud Place For Autumn Foliage

Best viewing season is between the end of October and the beginning of November. After you enjoy a light trekking, a breathtaking beautiful scenery of colorful foliage waits for you.


Terrified But Beautiful! The High Columnar Joint And The Setting Sun

Tojinbo has distinctive columnar joint sticking out to the sea. For it faces to the west, the setting sun is very beautiful! But you must watch your steps, there're no fences!◎You can go to Tojinbo by train and bus, but there're a few services in a day and almost no services after the time of sunset. You need to use car, stay a night at hotels nearby, or confirm a taxi to go back.


Weak At The Knees! A Rock Wall Made By The Sea Of Japan

Tojinbo is one of the popular spots in Fukui. 20 meters columnar joint facing to the Sea of Japan is the wonderful modeling of nature. You must feel weak at the knees when you stand on the edge.


Katsuyama Dinosaur Park


Going Back Ancient Times?! Huge Dinosaurs In The Woods

Katsuyama, Fukui is proud of the biggest number of fossils in Japan. Katsuyama Dino Park, you can meet the dinosaurs in the real sizes. Entering the woods, dinosaur's voices hear from somewhere, and you feel like being the age of them.


Largest Scale In Japan! Grown-ups Can Be Satisfied! A Substantial Museum Of Dinosaurs

Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum is located in Katsuyama Dinosaur Park. I thought children would like it, but its contents are genuine and new. There has laboratories and a stack room, and the specialists use them. Now, I think this museum is good for both grown-ups and children.


Hanahasu Park


Faint Fragrances In The Early Morning Air! Beautiful Blooming Lotus Flowers

Minami Echizen Cho is proud of the biggest number of lotus flower production in Japan. In the large garden of 3300㎡, they grown 130 kinds of lotus flowers. The best season of blooming flowers is the beginning of July. In this season, a good fragrances of lotus flowers envelop the garden in the early morning.


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.


Love Padlock At The Sky Garden Overlooking The Beautiful Mikata Five Lakes

Mikata Five Lakes is designated in the Ramsar Convention. Rainbow Line Park in the mountain top is known as a love sanctuary, and you can lock your love and have a fine view.


Eiheiji Temple


A Historical Temple With A Ceiling Picture Representing The Beauty Of Nature

Eihei-ji Temple itself is beautiful, and its ceiling picture of a large hall called Sanshokaku is specially worth seeing! You can experience hand-copying of sutra (shakyo) and Buddhism meditation (zazen).


Atado-zaka Slope


Special Event In Spring, A Lighted Atado Slope

A spring event in Fukui Prefecture, there're 140 lumps of Japanese candle on Atado-zaka and slopes beside. The stone steps are lit up and become visionary. At Asuwa Shrine on the top of the steps, 370 years cherry blossom tree are beautifully lit up!◎Event date in 2018: 3/31-4/15. Illumination time: 18:30-21:30


Asuwa River


Japan's Largest Scale Of Lighted Cherry Blossoms

At the same time as Fukui Sakura Festival, the row of cherry blossom trees beside Asuwa River is very much talked about as the largest scale of cherry blossom tunnel, which is 2,2 km long and has 600 sakura trees. You can walk along the illuminated cherry blossoms and under the fantastic pink tunnel at night.◎It's one of the 100 best places of cherry blossom in Japan. Fukui Sakura Festival in 2018: 3/31-4/15. Light up: 18:00-21:30.