An Edo Era residence and garden that had been constructed by drawing out the water from the moat around Fukui Castle with an unparalleled view of the waterside. Spend a tranquil time here while in the middle of a city.
A museum located next to Yokokan Garden. You can see the historical records and heirlooms of the ruling Matsudaira clan and learn about the history of the area. Visit the museum in tandem with the garden.
The former site of Fukui Castle which boasted a 270-year history, only the stone walls and part of the moat are all that remains of the castle at present. Walk through the site and then head for JR Fukui Station.
This is a commercial building adjacent to JR Fukui Station. Inside the building, you will find Fuku-Buku Kan, a local food and products center for Fukui where you can also purchase handicrafts native to the prefecture. Happiring is a good place to take a break due to its cafés and restaurants. In addition, in front of the station, there is Kyoryu Hiroba (Dinosaur Plaza) where you can encounter three dinosaur monuments. They are special monuments representing the prefecture which has had many dinosaur fossils unearthed there.