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Fukui City

Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum

The Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum primarily features dinosaur-related information and materials, and it is one of the largest museums in Japan! Many teeth, bones, footprints, and other relics from a variety of vertebrate animals, including dinosaurs, were found in Katsuyama City.

Tojinbo

Tojinbo

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Tojinbo is a cliff formed by wave erosion. Since long ago, it has been recognized and honored as a scenic spot.
These rugged cliffs extend along the town of Mikuni’s coastline for about 1 kilometer.
Columns of pyroxene andesite, like those that make up Tojinbo, are a unique geological formation that can only be found in three locations across the world. It has been designated as a Natural Monument of Japan.

Fukui Prefecture, Eihei-ji

Eihei-ji is a temple of the Soto school of Buddhism, founded in 1244 by Eihei Dogen. It was built to be a training monastery for Soto Zen Buddhists monks, and it is still used for that purpose today.
Surrounded by ancient cedar trees said to be over 700 years old, Eihei-ji truly is and feels like a spiritual area used as a training monastery.