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Ichijodani Asakurashi Ruin

28-37 Kidonochicho, Fukui 910-2153, Fukui Prefecture
+81 90-3300-3911
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Peaceful site with lots of history

We were fortunate to visit the Ruins with a Goodwill Guide who explained the history of the area... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2017
HonoluluTraveler_9
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Archaeological site of a medieval Japanese castletown

Not easy to get to but well worth the trip if you are into Japanese history and can speak and... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2016
Uoguma
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28-37 Kidonochicho, Fukui 910-2153, Fukui Prefecture
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+81 90-3300-3911
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We were fortunate to visit the Ruins with a Goodwill Guide who explained the history of the area and provided details about the buildings and the site as we walked thru the recreated town. We visited the garden areas of the feudal lord's residence, entering...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2016

Not easy to get to but well worth the trip if you are into Japanese history and can speak and understand Japanese. This is the site of a castletown that flourished deep in the mountains during the 15th century before it was destroyed by the...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2013

This place is a re-build of a portion of the town that surrounded the Asakura Lord's house (both were completely raised to the ground by Oda Nobunaga). It's pretty small scale - only about 10-15 houses are re-built and completely unfurnished. That could be par...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2013

If you are history buff, visit this ruin and you can skip this if you don't have time. The rebuilt house part costs a small admission fee and the ruin part is free. You can enjoy hiking in the ruin part located on the hillside....More

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Reviewed 18 August 2012

Given the history of Fukui and the area, it was interesting. The drive there was a nice way to see some of the countryside.

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Reviewed 14 February 2012

This is a ruin, as the name suggests, there is no museum or real structures as such there. However it does provide an insight into the history of Japan, and is one of the most significant historical sites in the country. Truely ancient. On the...More

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6 May 2017|
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Response from HonoluluTraveler_9 | Reviewed this property |
I just went thru the brochures I brought back from Fukui and find that my previous response was inaccurate if you don't mind a long walk. From Fukui Station take the JR Etsumi-Hoku Line, get off at Ichijodani Station, and... More
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