Enjoy Fukui! Event and leisure information

自然・体験・イベント・・・魅力満載の福井をお楽しみ下さい。

継体天皇ゆかりの公園 花筐公園

Kakyo Park is a famous site for cherry blossoms in the spring, and in the areas around Sanriyama (inside Kakyo Park), the autumn leaves are also a beautiful sight.

見事な紅葉 越前の里 味真野苑

Ajima Noen is a site mentioned in the Manyoshu poem collection, and the changing colors of the leaves all around are gorgeous in the fall.

日本の紅葉百選の一つ 西福寺

About 630 years ago, this temple was opened by Ryonyo Shonin as one of the main temples of the Chinzei Pure Land sect of Buddhism.

日本紅葉百選の一つ 萬徳寺

In the 2nd year of the Bunei period (1265), the site existed according to records as a Shingon temple called Gokurakuji.

越前水仙の里公園

“Echizen Suisen” is a species of Japanese daffodil that grows along the seaside.This park is well-known as one of the three major sites where specific flowers blow en masse.
■Park hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. *Closed from December 29th to January 1st.
■Entrance fees: Adults: 300 yen, Children: 200 yen

越前がにミュージアム

This is the only museum dedicated to crabs in all of Japan.
■Museum hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., closed on Tuesdays
■Entrance fees: Adults: 600 yen, Children: 300 yen

東尋坊

This range of cliffs rising up precipitously from the Sea of Japan is an amazing sight that extends for about 1 kilometer, is one of Japan’s designated natural monuments.

永平寺

This temple, opened by Dogen Zenshi, is the head temple of the Soto school of Buddhism, and one of the world’s leading meccas of Zazen.
■Public hours: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
■Admission fees: Adults (high school students and above): 500 yen, Middle and elementary school students and below: 200 yen