Fukui

prefecture Ishikawa.

Nature rich Fukui Prefecture adjacent to the Sea of Japan (East Sea) and Wakasawan, has many scenic beauty places.
"Tojinbo Cliffs" is the precipitous cliff faces on the sea, "Five Lakes of Mikata" is definitely picturesque scenery. Those are one of the most famous place to visit.
Fukui Prefecture is called as "dinosaur kingdom", because a there is No.1 of dinosaur fossil excavation in Japan. "Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum" has been counted in the world's three big as a museum that specializes in dinosaurs.

Also, fresh sea foods and mountain foods are great. In ancient era, people give the imperial family the fresh sea foods. That is why Fukui Prefecture is called "Miketsukuni" as good foods prefecture.
"Echizen Gani", "Wakasa fugu" and "Echizen Soba" are famous as the specialty. The sea foods, grew up in the rough waters of the Sea of ​​Japan (East Sea), is exceptional taste.

It is a snowy area in the whole country. However especially sea foods are the best taste in the winter season. "Echizen Coast" narcissus blooming in the snow scene, "AWARA ONSEN" the one of the best of Hokuriku, are also Fukui winter's charm.

Timeline of Fukui

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    Dinosaurs appear at western entrance of JR Fukui Station

    Dinosaurs appear at western entrance of JR Fukui station, the gateway to Fukui Prefecture. The true-to-scale statues of dinosaurs which fossils were discovered at Fukui prefectu...

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    Wakasa-Mikatago Lake 2 Day March

    2 Day march will be held on May 16 and the 17th at Mikatago lake shore. The longest course will be a whopping 80 km walk in 2 days. There of course will also be a shorter 2 ...

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    Fukui Spring Festival

    April 1 to April 30, Fukui Spring Festival will be held. The April 18 (Sat), and around the city in the armor appearance, Echizen era matrix will also be held. This year, in...

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    Echizen Hina Matsuri (Doll Festival)

    Until the 5th of March the Echizen Doll festival (Hina Matsuri) which signifies the beginning of spring is held in Ono, Fukui. Hina Matsuri or Doll Festival (Girl’s Day)...

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    Echizen Oono Winter's Tale

    'Echizen Oono Winter's Tale' is held in Oono city on 7th and 8th February 2015. It has the fantastic atmosphere at Shizhiken Street with Snow Lanterns lit. You can enjoy the win...

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    Ski Resort Open

    There was first snow in the beginning of December in Fukui. That made Ski Jam Katsuyama opened Dec 12th which is one week prior to planned date at first. Ski Jam Katsuyama, one ...

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    [Fukui Prefecture] Ski season is coming soon!!

    The way to work, I suddenly look up and Hakusan it had turned white wearing a snow. It is soon ski season. Ski Jam Katsuyama with the West's largest slopes, is open on December 19.

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    Why don't you try Toro-nagashi?

    On August 24th every year, Eiheiji Temple hold "Kuzuryu Festival Eiheiji Toro-nagashi". "Toro-Nagashi" is traditional event in all over Japan to flow lanterns in order to mourn ...

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    Fukui Phoenix Festival from the 1st August

    Fukui Phoenix Festival, which came to its 60th anniversary last year, will be held for 3 days in August as per every year. The opening ceremony will be full of beautiful firewo...

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    Echizen Summer Festival 2014 is just around!

    Echizen Summer Festival tells you summer is around. The festival is held again this year. This year, the theme is ''Summer Sky ~the Milky Waythe Galaxy of Echizen~'' Approxim...

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    Dinosaurs appear at western entrance of JR Fukui Station

    Dinosaurs appear at western entrance of JR Fukui station, the gateway to Fukui Prefecture. The true-to-scale statues of dinosaurs which fossils were discovered at Fukui prefectu...

    Read More
  • Events Thumb1 20150414035304
    Fukui

    Wakasa-Mikatago Lake 2 Day March

    2 Day march will be held on May 16 and the 17th at Mikatago lake shore. The longest course will be a whopping 80 km walk in 2 days. There of course will also be a shorter 2 ...

    Read More
  • Events Thumb1 20150414035303
    Fukui

    Fukui Spring Festival

    April 1 to April 30, Fukui Spring Festival will be held. The April 18 (Sat), and around the city in the armor appearance, Echizen era matrix will also be held. This year, in...

    Read More
  • Events Thumb1 20150414035256
    Fukui

    Echizen Hina Matsuri (Doll Festival)

    Until the 5th of March the Echizen Doll festival (Hina Matsuri) which signifies the beginning of spring is held in Ono, Fukui. Hina Matsuri or Doll Festival (Girl’s Day)...

    Read More
  • Events Thumb1 20150414035208
    Fukui

    Echizen Oono Winter's Tale

    'Echizen Oono Winter's Tale' is held in Oono city on 7th and 8th February 2015. It has the fantastic atmosphere at Shizhiken Street with Snow Lanterns lit. You can enjoy the win...

    Read More
  • Events Thumb1 20150414034857
    Fukui

    Why don't you try Toro-nagashi?

    On August 24th every year, Eiheiji Temple hold "Kuzuryu Festival Eiheiji Toro-nagashi". "Toro-Nagashi" is traditional event in all over Japan to flow lanterns in order to mourn ...

    Read More
  • Events Thumb1 20150414034843
    Fukui

    Fukui Phoenix Festival from the 1st August

    Fukui Phoenix Festival, which came to its 60th anniversary last year, will be held for 3 days in August as per every year. The opening ceremony will be full of beautiful firewo...

    Read More
  • Events Thumb1 20150414034830
    Fukui

    Echizen Summer Festival 2014 is just around!

    Echizen Summer Festival tells you summer is around. The festival is held again this year. This year, the theme is ''Summer Sky ~the Milky Waythe Galaxy of Echizen~'' Approxim...

    Read More
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