Top 10 things to do in Takahama Area

  1. Visit the Wakasa Takahama Beach

    Address: 〒919-1333 Fukui, Takahama, Higashihama
    Wakasa Takahama Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in Japan. It has crystal clear water and a long stretch of white sand that is perfect for sunbathing and swimming. The beach is also popular for surfing and windsurfing.

  2. Explore the Echizen Matsushima Aquarium

    Address: 〒919-1145 Fukui, Mikata, Mikatagoko-cho, 3-2-28
    This aquarium is home to various marine creatures including dolphins, sea lions, and penguins. Visitors can also enjoy a dolphin and sea lion show.

  3. Take a stroll at the Takahama Central Park

    Address: 〒919-1333 Fukui, Takahama, Higashihama
    This park is a perfect spot for a picnic or a leisurely walk. It has a beautiful garden, a playground for children, and a mini-golf course.

  4. Visit the Takahama Nuclear Power Plant

    Address: 〒919-1144 Fukui, Takahama, Shimoechizen-cho
    This nuclear power plant is one of the largest in Japan. Visitors can take a guided tour to learn about the plant's operation and safety measures.

  5. Try the local cuisine at the Takahama Fish Market

    Address: 〒919-1333 Fukui, Takahama, Higashihama
    This fish market is famous for its fresh seafood, particularly the blue crab. Visitors can enjoy a variety of seafood dishes at the market's restaurants.

  6. Explore the Mikata Five Lakes

    Address: 〒919-1142 Fukui, Mikata, Mikatagoko-cho
    The Mikata Five Lakes are a group of interconnected lakes that offer beautiful scenery and a peaceful atmosphere. Visitors can rent a boat or go fishing.

  7. Visit the Takahama Castle Ruins

    Address: 〒919-1331 Fukui, Takahama, Takahama-cho
    The Takahama Castle Ruins are a historical site that dates back to the Edo period. Visitors can explore the ruins and enjoy the panoramic view from the top of the hill.

  8. Relax at the Takahama Onsen

    Address: 〒919-1332 Fukui, Takahama, Kaminaka-cho
    This hot spring resort offers a relaxing experience with its outdoor and indoor baths. Visitors can also enjoy a massage or a traditional Japanese meal.

  9. Take a tour of the Wakasa Takahama Wind Farm

    Address: 〒919-1333 Fukui, Takahama, Higashihama
    The Wakasa Takahama Wind Farm is one of the largest wind farms in Japan. Visitors can take a guided tour to learn about renewable energy and enjoy the view from the observation deck.

  10. Learn about history at the Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum

    Address: 〒910-0006 Fukui, Katsuyama, Terao, Muroko
    This museum is home to various dinosaur fossils and exhibits. Visitors can learn about the history of dinosaurs and the process of fossil excavation.