8 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 8 sights are available in Fukui, Japan.

1. 地蔵院

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The Tibetan Institute (Tibetan Institute) is a Cao Dongzong temple located in the northwest of Anyuan Town, Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture. This deity is one of the four sacred gods in Meigong, and the local Buddha of Jiezi God has eleven faces of Guanyin. The mountain number is Mount Kumgang, and the temple number is the famous temple of the Tibetan Academy, and it is also the prayer place of Songping's family before Vietnam. This statue of Guanyin is believed to be Zi'an Guanyin. At temple fairs in February and July, some people will come to pray for giving children and thanking them.

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. Asakura Family Historic Ruins

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The Ichijōdani Asakura Family Historic Ruins are historic ruins located in the Kidonouchi section of the city of Fukui, Fukui Prefecture, in the Hokuriku region of Japan. This area was controlled by the Asakura clan for 103 years during the Sengoku period. It is designated as Special Historic Site in 1971, and in June 2007 2,343 artifacts were designated as Important Cultural Property.

Wikipedia: Ichijōdani Asakura Family Historic Ruins (EN)

4. 出雲大社 福井分院

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Izumo Taisha Fukui Branch (izumo taisha fukui bunin) is a Shinto shrine located in Fuchi, Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture, Japan. It enshrines the spirit of the god of Izumo Taisha known as the "god of marriage" and "the god of fortune". As an Izumo Taisha church, it was solicited to the Hokuriku area in Showa 29.

Wikipedia: 出雲大社福井分院 (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 Asuwaue-cho, Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture, Japan. In addition, a branch building (Seiren Planet) is located on the 5th floor of Happirin 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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The Shrine of God is located in Baoyong, Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture. The old society was a county society, and now it is the attached shrine of this hall of the shrine. A generic term called God (A Xin). Sacrifice to the heavenly god.

Wikipedia: 神明神社 (福井市) (JA)

7. 三社神社

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Sansha Shrine (三社神社, Sansha-jinja) is a Shinto shrine located in Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture, Japan. Originally, it was called "Saketoke Shrine", but after the Meiji Restoration, the name was changed to "Sansha Shrine".

Wikipedia: 三社神社 (福井市) (JA)

8. 福井県文書館

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Fukui Prefectural Library is a prefectural public library located in the town of Shimoma, Fukui City, Fukui Prefecture, Japan. The facility is home to the Fukui Prefectural Archives and the Fukui Prefectural Literature Museum.

Wikipedia: 福井県立図書館 (JA)


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