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Ichijodani Asakura Clan Ruins

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The Ichijodani Asakura Clan Ruins, about 10 km southeast of Fukui City, are the castle town ruins of the Asakura Clan that ruled Echizen province for five generations spanning 103 years during the Warring States period. A nearly perfect townscape of samurai residences, a temple, residences, and merchant shops was excavated along a street, and has been designated a special historic site and place of scenic beauty.

More Information about Ichijodani Asakura Clan Ruins

Street address

Kidonouchi-cho, Fukui City

Access

Route1

  • Keifuku bus for Jokyouji from JR Fukui Station, disembark Fukugen Machinami (Restored Townscape), along with a little walk
    *There is also a limited direct bus service

Route2

  • Take the JR Etsumi-Hoku Line from Fukui Station to Ichijodani Station
    15 minutes by foot

Opening Hours

○Ichijodani Asakura Clan Ruins
 Self-guided tour
○Restored townscape
 9:00-17:00 (admission until 16:30)

Closed

○Ichijodani Asakura Clan Ruins
 Self-guided tour
○ Restored townscape
 Open all year
*Closed for New Year holiday

Website

http://www3.fctv.ne.jp/~asakura/

Best season

All year

Point

○Ichijodani Asakura Clan Ruins
 Free admission

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