New Golden Route

Winter highlights and gastronomy

Course 715 days trip

Feel Zen atmosphere in snow and explore new culinary frontiers in gastronomy across Japan's Original Golden Route.

  • Good for: Couples
  • The best time to visit: Winter


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DAY 11

from Kanazawa Sta. to Fukui Sta. by Train - 50 min.

by Bus - 30 min.

Eiheiji Temple

Eiheiji Temple

Daihonzan Eihei-ji Temple was opened in 1244. Its' grounds are dotted with more than 70 Buddhist sanctums.

110 min.


Echizen Soba

from Eiheijiguchi Sta. to Fukui Sta. by Train - 25 min.

by Bus - 25 min.

Ichijodani Asakura Clan Ruins

Ichijodani Asakura Clan Ruins

The remains of the castle town ruled by Lord Asakura, a feudal lord in the Warring States period, and the only Warring States-era castle town remains in Japan. Visitors can stroll around the restored part of town wearing armor or a kimono.

75 min.


on Foot - 25 min.

from Ichijodani Sta. to Fukui Sta. by Train - 20 min.

by Taxi - 15 min.

Yokokan Garden

Yokokan Garden

Once the second residence of the feudal lords of Fukui long ago. It's architecture and garden are considered valuable examples of famous gardens from the middle of the Edo era (1603-1868). The garden places highly each year in the Japanese Garden Rankings of the American Journal of Japanese Gardening.

45 min.


by Taxi - 20 min.


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