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Sakai City (坂井市 Sakai-shi) is in Fukui Prefecture.

Maruoka Castle


Sakai City was re-organized in 2006 to incorporate the towns of Harue, Maruoka, and Mikuni.

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  • 1 Maruoka Castle (丸岡城), Kasumicho 1-59, Maruokacho. The oldest castle keep (or donjon) in Japan. Built in 1576. It's a great place for the hanami festival (or cherry blossom viewing). It is called the Mist Castle because of to the legend that whenever an enemy approaches the castle, a thick mist appears and hides it. See also Japanese castles. Maruoka Castle (Q1143892) on Wikidata Maruoka Castle on Wikipedia
  • 2 Tojimbo Cliffs (東尋坊). ja:東尋坊 on Wikipedia
  • 3 Tojimbo Tower (東尋坊タワー), +81 776-81-3700. Daily 09:00-17:00.







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Routes through Sakai
KomatsuKaga  N  S  FukuiSabaeTakefu
KomatsuKaga  N  S  FukuiSabaeTakefu

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