3 Must-Visit Spots in the Beautiful yet Underrated Prefecture of Fukui

Fukui Prefecture (福井県), an hour away from Kyoto via train, is probably one of the most underrated prefectures among tourists in Japan. However, there is much to see in this prefecture that most people are not aware of. Let’s now see three of the most interesting places to visit in Fukui Prefecture! 1. Tojinbo Cliffs…

Heading to Fukui? Here Are the Top 7 Souvenirs to Take Home!

When going on a trip, one question that is always at the back of one’s head would be, “What are the best souvenirs to bring back home?” Shopping for souvenirs is an activity that some people may thoroughly enjoy, while some may find stressful and time-consuming; which is why it is particularly helpful if you…

A Sweet Rice Bowl? Try This Unique Strawberry “Don” at a Cafe in Fukui, Japan!

Donburi (丼), or “don” for short, refers to a rice bowl with various kinds of toppings. Some examples of this are gyudon (牛丼; beef bowl), oyakodon (親子丼; chicken and egg bowl), and katsudon (カツ丼; pork cutlet bowl). But in Fukui Prefecture (福井県), there is a cafe that offers a sweet kind of don! Fukui Prefecture…

21 Things to Do in Fukui, One of Japan’s Underrated Prefectures

When tourists think of visiting Japan, more often than not, the first places that come to their minds would be Tokyo, Kyoto, or Osaka. Sometimes, however, others prefer not to visit the mainstream tourist spots in the country. Japan has 47 prefectures, all of which offer an abundance of tourist spots, some visited more than…

Have the Ride of Your Life This Summer on Shibamasa World’s Monster Slide!

It’s finally here, the summer that we hate and love. While summer is the time to have fun with your family and friends. Unfortunately, with summer just around the corner, the scorching heat of the sun is an enemy that we all have to deal with. Don’t let the temperature stop you from having fun,…

Check out these Ancient Beautiful Castles in the Mist of Fukui!

Fukui prefecture is situated on Honshu island bordering the Sea of Japan. It has many interesting places to visit such as castles, ruins, museums and so on. When it comes to castles, many of them are in ruins in Fukui. However, the two below are in perfectly good condition and are worth a visit. Check…

Learn the History of Fukui Prefecture Through These 3 Fascinating Castle Ruins

Fukui prefecture is one of the great places where you can find rich history and traditions in Japan. Many historical monuments such as castles in Fukui are either in ruins or were renovated after being under different regimes or during second world war. Below are three of the amazing castle ruins in Fukui. 1. Fukui…

Visit the Lost World at the Fascinating Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum

Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum is one of the largest dinosaur museums in the world located in Katsuyama city of Fukui prefecture. It is one of the many museums in Japan supported by its prefecture. Let’s have a look at this museum that has a lot to offer to tourists. Exhibits grosso.jp/ Katsuyama is one of…

Celebrate The Harbinger Of Spring: Katsuyama Sagicho Festival!

Katsuyama Sagicho is a unique festival held in Katsuyama city of Fukui prefecture in the last weekend of February to welcome spring. Let’s learn more about this fun-filled Japanese festival. The Festival youtube.com/ Katsuyama Sagicho is a 300-year-old festival started during the Ogasawara reign in the area. During the festival, 12 two-story wooden structures called…

Want to Confuse Your Friends? Tell Them You’ve Been to Obama in Japan!

There is a city named Obama in Fukui prefecture facing Wakasa Bay north of Kyoto. It received a lot of publicity all around the world as it shares the same name as President Obama of the United States. Obama is Japanese for a ‘small beach’. Let’s have a look at this unique city and what…
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