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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…

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…

Why Does This Japanese Town Ban Cucumbers?

During the summer, cucumbers are a great treat in Japan to cool the body. They are cooling, crunchy and healthy so it seems strange that anyone would want to ban them. Nevertheless, in Fukui Prefecture, there is a town called Adose-cho where cucumbers are prohibited from being eaten or even grown. norecipes.com/ Apparently, the town…