Asuwa River, which flows right through Fukui City, has approximately 600 cherry trees along 2.2km of its embankment. When the cherry trees are in full bloom, they form a pink tunnel that is illuminated during the cherry blossom season. This elegant scenery was chosen as one of Japan’s best 100 spots for viewing cherry blossoms.
It is one of the nation’s largest (most recognized) cosmos gardens, with 100 million cosmos in an area more than 10 times the size of Tokyo Dome. The garden is home to some of the world’s more rare varieties of cosmos, which all bloom from mid-September to mid-October.
Part of the Echizen Kaga Kaigan Quasi-National Park, this is one of Fukui Prefecture’s scenic spots. Its coastal beauty, along with beautiful sunsets, can be enjoyed in the Echizen Cape area, where one can also find Gamejima, God’s Footprints, and other rock formations.
Ichijo Fall is a 12m-high waterfall located upstream from the Ichijodani River, which flows through the Ichijodani Asakura Clan Ruins. It is said that master swordsman Kojiro Sasaki created and developed the Tsubamegaeshi technique here.