Sightseeing guide of Sakai City, Fukui Prefecture

Tourist spots Here you can see sightseeing places of Sakai City,
the city surrounded by green mountains and the blue sea full of beautiful nature.

Echizen Takeningyo no Sato(Echizen Bamboo Doll Village)

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  • Maruoka-cho
  • Echizen Takeningyo no Sato(Echizen Bamboo Doll Village)
  • Echizen Takeningyo no Sato(Echizen Bamboo Doll Village)
  • Echizen Takeningyo no Sato(Echizen Bamboo Doll Village)

The traditional handicraft Echizen Bamboo Dolls have their origin in dolls that were made with kabuki motifs and the like out of leftover pieces of bamboo.

From the mid 1950’s they have received a number of prestigious premier awards, and are now known nationwide, attracting many people as a new local specialty of Fukui prefecture.

Bamboo is the fastest growing of all plants and an essential element in kadomatsu(New Year’s decorative pine tree)as well as Japanese ground-breaking ceremonies as an item that attracts good luck while repelling bad fortune.

Echizen Takeningyo no Sato(Echizen Bamboo Doll Village) is a facility that was designed as a place for everybody to enjoy viewing bamboo dolls that were made to worship the good fortune and happiness that come with the lucky bamboo.


Sightseeing guide of Sakai City, Fukui Prefecture

General Incorporate Association DMO Sakai Tourist Bureau

C/O Tojinbo Tourism and Interaction Center64-1-166 Anto, Mikuni-cho,
Sakai City, Fukui Prefecture 913-0063

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