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

Map of Fukui

Map of Fukui


Eiheiji Temple


Ichijodani: The restored samurai town


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