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|Address||5-15 Shihi, Eiheijicho, Yoshida-gun|
|Business hours||8:00-17:00 (Vary by season)|
|Access||Walk for 5 min. from JR Fukui Sta. to Echizen Railway Fukui Sta. Ride Echizen Railway for 29 min. and get off at Eiheiji-Guchi Sta. Then ride a Keifuku Bus for 15 min. and get off at Eiheijimae bus stop. It's a 5 min. walk from the bus stop to Eiheiji Temple.|
|Closed||Open 365 days|
|Fee||admission: ¥500 (For 2-day 1-night stays for praying and for 4-day 3-night stays for Zen meditation, consultation with General Affairs is needed)|
One of the three biggest dinosaur museums in the world. 43 whole body dinosaur skeletons, full-impact reconstruction models as well as fossils are exhibited in an extensive space.
This garden used to be the second home of the Matsudaira Clan, the ruling feudal lords of Fukui. The strolling garden with a central pond and the Sukiya-zukuri style buildings around it are worth seeing. It is one of the gardens representative of the mid-Edo Period and, being a superb garden with a present layout which has remained unchanged from the original drawings, it was designated as one of the country's places of scenic beauty.
The Tojinbo wall of rocks consisting of pyroxene andesite columnar joints stretches across continously for more than 1 km. Visitors can get on a pleasure cruise and admire rocks with characteristic peculiar shapes such as the beehive rock, the lion rock or the candle rock.