Access and sightseeing spots


アクセス&観光

About Katsuyama City, Fukui Prefecture


Katsuyama City is one of the most famous sightseeing spots in Fukui. It is a peaceful town surrounded by beautiful mountains including the sacred mountain, Hakusan. It is a town famous for dinosaurs, and fossils of dinosaurs such as Fukuiraptor are excavated here. In Katsuyama, we have the Prefectural Dinosaur Museum which is one of the world’s three biggest dinosaur museums. We also have SKI JAM Katsuyama which is one of the largest ski sites in Western Japan. In summer, you can enjoy paragliding there. From spring to fall, you can enjoy “Hakusan Heisenji Temple”, it is the base for the Hakusan-mountain faith.

You should also see our seasonal traditional events such as unique festival called “Sagicho Festival”, or ” Katsuyama Toshi-no-Ichi”, Japanese style Market which sells many local products.

広域アクセスMAP

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街歩きMAP

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“Shirokiya” Recommended Sightseeing Spots


三室遺跡

4.5km / 車 約8分

勝山城博物館

3.6km / 車 約8分

越前大仏

2.5km / 車 約7分

はたや記念館 ゆめおーれ勝山

750m / 車 約3分

道の駅 恐竜渓谷かつやま

2.0km / 車 約4分

【SKIJAM】スキージャム勝山

11.2km / 車 約17分

白山平泉寺/平泉寺白山神社

5.4km / 車 約12分

福井県立恐竜博物館

3.0km / 車 約6分

Restaurant


銀寿司

750m / 車 約3分

魚白木

350m / 車 約2分

手打ちそば 八助

750m / 車 約3分

Event