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Heritage stronghold home to washi, tansu furniture and Echizen knives

About Echizen
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Shibuki Onsen Yurari 10

Shibuki Onsen Yurari

Jerome Lee

Shibuki Onsen Yurari is the only onsen resort in Echizen City in Fukui Prefecture, and has two main buildings connected by an ..

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The Arts and Crafts of Echizen

The Arts and Crafts of Echizen


A virtual event to show the local arts of Echizen; from knife making to washi traditional paper, local artisans have prospered in..


About Echizen

Explore Echizen City, in Fukui Prefecture, and discover Echizen's famous temples and shrines, experience Echizen's traditional crafts of knife-making, washi and tansu, and enjoy eating local delicacies such as soba and Echizen crab.