6 Sights in Fukui, Japan (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Fukui, Japan. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Fukui, Japan.

1. 地蔵院

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Jizoin is a temple of the Soto sect located in the northwest of Yasuhara Town, Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture, Japan. The main shrine is one of the four seats of the shrine of Umemiya Taisha, and the eleven-sided Kannon of the Buddha is the main place of the god Sake. The name of the mountain is Mt. Kongo, and the name of the temple is Jizoin, and it was also a prayer place for the Echizen Matsudaira family. The Kannon of the Honzon is worshipped as Koyasu Kannon, and some people come to pray for the blessing of children and thank them on the fairs of February and July.

Wikipedia: 地蔵院 (福井市) (JA)

2. Fukui Castle

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Fukui Castle is a flatland-style castle located in what is now the city of Fukui, Fukui Prefecture, Japan. During the Edo period, it was the headquarters of a branch of the Matsudaira clan, who were hereditary daimyō of Fukui domain under the Tokugawa shogunate. The castle was also known by the name of Kitanoshō Castle , after an earlier castle built by Shibata Katsuie, over whose ruins it is partly built.

Wikipedia: Fukui Castle (EN)

3. 出雲大社 福井分院

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Izumo Taisha Fukui Branch (Izumo Taisha Fukui Bunin) is a shrine located in Ichibuchi, Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture, Japan. It enshrines the spirits of Izumo Taisha's deity and the Great Nation Lord Ōkami, known as the "God of Marriage" and "God of Fortune". As an Izumo Taisha religion, he was solicited in the Hokuriku area in Showa 29.

Wikipedia: 出雲大社福井分院 (JA)

4. 福井県文書館

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Fukui Prefectural Library is a prefectural public library located in Shimoma -cho, Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture. The facility has a library, Fukui Prefectural Library, and the Fukui Prefecture Furusato Literature Museum (Fukiiken Furusatobukukan) of the Literature Museum.

Wikipedia: 福井県立図書館 (JA)

5. セーレンプラネット(ハピリン5F)

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The Fukui City Museum of Natural History is a natural history museum located in Asuwagami, Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture, Japan. In addition, a branch library (Seiren Planet) is located on the 5th floor of Hapirin in front of Fukui Station.

Wikipedia: 福井市自然史博物館 (JA), Website

6. 神明神社

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Shinmei Shrine is a shrine located in Hoei, Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture. The old business is a prefectural shrine, and is now a shrine at the shrine head office. It is commonly known as Oshinme. Enshrine Amaterasu Ogami.

Wikipedia: 神明神社 (福井市) (JA)


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