Entries Tagged as 'Fukui'

火曜日, 2月 19th, 2013

Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum

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Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum

Dinosaur excavations began in Fukui Prefecture in 1989, and now the area is known for being Japan’s leading dinosaur excavation site. To date, a number of dinosaur fossils, including those of the Fukuisaurus and Fukuiraptor, have been discovered in Fukui.
The Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum is Japan’s only dinosaur museum, and displays materials on dinosaurs from [...]

月曜日, 2月 18th, 2013

Eihei-ji Temple

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Eihei-ji Temple

Daihonzan Eihei-ji temple is said to be Japan’s highest Zen training monastery. It was founded as the headquarters of Zen Buddhism in 1244 in the Kamakura period by the priest Dogen. Over a hundred monks from across the country enter the mountains for training annually. It continues to be used as a training monastery and [...]

木曜日, 2月 23rd, 2012

Fukui prefecture Tourist guide

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Fukui prefecture Tourist guide

Fukui prefecture has its famous spots all over the place. Therefore, it is convenient to make access with cars. This time we will introduce the tourist spots in the northern areas as the main.
In each areas, Fukui prefecture holds its each and very own fascinations. The Tojinbo/Mikuno area in which you can full enjoy [...]

水曜日, 2月 15th, 2012

Tajima

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Tajima

Speaking of fresh sea foods, you can enjoy at the nearby inns and resturantes located near the Mikuni fishing port. In the Mikuni sea the warm and cold waves clash, and is known for being the most selective fishing area in the Japan Sea. The fish that grew in the rough waves, the sweet shrimp, [...]

水曜日, 1月 18th, 2012

Oshozu

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Oshozu

The famous dish in Fukui, known as the Echizen grated radish soba, came into Fukui 400 years ago. Chewy soba noodles and radish with bold spice to it are this dishes feature characteristics.

At Oshozu, the soba is made with famous water which is located nearby the store, making this soba unique. Its strong spicy taste [...]