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Ichijodani Asakura Clans Ruins
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This place was made famous as a location for a Softbank(Japanese Telecommunication firm) TV commercial. It is the ruins of former castle town built by Yoshikage Asakura during late 15th century. Residences and gates of samurai warriors was recently restored based on old drawings. It is the place where you can feel the air of Warring States Period of Japan.
28-37 Kidonouchicho, Fukui, Fukui
Fukugen-Machinami (Rows of restored historical townscape)9:00-17:00 (Admission ends at 16:30)
December 28-January 4
You can enjoy the beautiful autumn leaves and snowy landscape.
10 minutes walk from the Ichijodani Station on the JR Etsumi Hokusen Line
25-minute bus ride by Keifuku Bus Togo Line bound for Jokyoji-Kanomata from JR Fukui Station. Get off at "Bukeyashiki-mae" bus stop.
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