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It is convenient to access not only Maruoka but also Eiheiji Temple, Mikuni (Tojinbo Cliffs, Shibamasa), Katsuyama (Dinosaur Museum), and Ishikawa.
  • Following in the footsteps of quaint history

    • Chiko's house

      Built in the early Edo period,The oldest private house in the prefecture.
      At that time, it was a magnificent stance, and you can learn about the lifestyle of the medieval region.
    • Echizen bamboo doll village

      At Echizen Bamboo Doll Village, there are many excellent bamboo dolls and bamboo crafts made using Matake, Moso bamboo, etc., as well as Noh, Kyogen, Kabuki, etc., as well as the customs that are handed down in the local area.
      We also have a creative bamboo doll building and a museum shop.
    • Comprehensive Green Center

      With the theme of greenery and trees, you can get close to nature and appreciate various plants.
    • Maruoka Castle

      The castle was built in 1915 by Katsutoyo, the nephew of the Shibata Katsuie.
      The oldest existing castle tower in Japan.
      The feature is that all the roof tiles are made of Saya stone.
      About 20 minutes by car.
    • One-stroke enlightenment tile

      Honda Shigetsugu, a vassal of Ieyasu Tokugawa, addressed his family from the camp.
      A letter from "Beware of Fire".
      The "One-stroke Enlightenment Award" is held every year.
  • Takekurabe's recommended sightseeing spots

    • Soto Song Daihonzan Eiheiji Temple

      A dojo for priesthood meditation, which was founded by Dogen Zen priest in 1244.
      In the precincts of about 100,000 tsubo (330,000 m2), there are a quiet spiritual area surrounded by dense old cedar, which is said to be about 700 years old, and more than 70 halls of fame, centered on the seven temples. is.
      About 25 minutes by car.
    • Ichijodani Asakura Ruins

      The ruins of Mr. Asakura, a warring lord who ruled Echizen nation around Ichijodani Castle during the Warring States period.
      The entire ruins (278 hectares of area) are national special historic sites, of which four Japanese gardens (Asakurakan Ruins Garden, Yuden Ruins Garden, Suwakan Ruins Garden, Nanyoji Ruins Garden) are special nationally under the name of Ichijodani Asakura Garden. It has been designated as a scenic spot.
    • Hataya Memorial Hall Yumeore Katsuyama

      This is a preserved and utilized building that was operating as a medium-sized machine factory in Katsuyama from 1905 to 1998.
      You can enjoy the immersive exhibition that makes use of the "Hataya" building, the eyebrows craft and hand-woven experience, and the cafe corner of delicious sweets.
    • Shibamasa World

      The six kingdoms of SHIBAMASA WORLD are of the Sea of Japan and the lawn. "Theme park to play"
      You can enjoy various attractions such as amusement parks, pools, putt golf, campgrounds, and ground golf.
      About 45 minutes by car.
    • Tojinbo Cliffs

      The view from Tojinbo Cliffs, which is famous as Japan's only bizarre victory, is truly spectacular.
      You can go up to the Tojinbo Cliffs Tower, which overlooks the Noto Peninsula in the distance, enjoy the cliffs on a tour boat, or enjoy the old-fashioned souvenir shops and restaurants in the surrounding area.
      About 50 minutes by car.
  • Activity amusement

    • Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum

      The Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum is the largest dinosaur museum in Japan, displaying materials related to dinosaurs.
      In the vast exhibition room of 4,500 m2 inside the silver dome, you can see 40 dinosaur skeletons, hundreds of specimens, large restored diorama and images.
      About 40 minutes by car.

    • Ski Jam Katsuyama

      The largest snow resort in western Japan with 15 course that can be enjoyed by beginners to advanced players.
      In spring, summer and autumn, you can enjoy various activities under the refreshing breeze of the plateau.
      You can enjoy a mountain resort surrounded by magnificent nature throughout the four seasons.
    • Echizen Matsushima Aquarium

      An experience-based aquarium where you can see, touch, and enjoy learning.
      You can enjoy a dynamic dolphin show, a powerful 3D movie, feeding fish, a jabjab seawater pool where you can play together in the pool, a seine net experience and a baby cue.
      About 50 minutes by car.