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Tsuruga City, Fukui Prefecture is a city with a population of about 60,000 (as of April 2024) located in the Reinan Region of Fukui Prefecture.
Kehi Pine Grove, one of Japan's three largest pine groves, and Kehi Jingu Shrine, one of Japan's three largest wooden Otorii gates, are attracting attention due to the opening of the Hokuriku Shinkansen in 2024.
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[What is Tsuruga City, Fukui Prefecture?] 】
Tsuruga City, Fukui Prefecture is a beautiful port city facing the Sea of Japan.
It takes about 1 hour by JR from Kyoto and about 1 hour and 30 minutes from Osaka and Nagoya, easily accessible.
In addition, in March 2024, the Hokuriku Shinkansen between Kanazawa and Tsuruga was opened, and the fastest connection between Tokyo and Tsuruga was Gari in 3 hours and 8 minutes.
It has a long history of flourishing as a gateway to the continent, and you can see foreign container ships at the port of Tsuruga City, even now.

[Introduction of recommended sightseeing spots in Tsuruga City, Fukui Prefecture]
・Kehi Pine Grove
The Hakushaseishou scenic spot "Kehi Pine Grove", which stretches about 1 Kilometers long in Tsuruga Bay, is one of the three major pine grove in Japan, along with Thee scenic pine groves of Japan (Shizuoka Prefecture) and Niji-no-Matsubara (Saga Prefecture), and is also designated as a national scenic spot.
In the summer, it is open as a beaches and is overflowing with many Beachgoers.
There are also promenades are maintained in the surrounding area, and you can enjoy walking throughout the year.

・ Leiji Matsumoto's manga character statues
In 1999, as a commemorative project to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the opening of Tsuruga Port, a monument statue of "Galaxy Railway 999 (Three Nine)" and "Space Battleship Yamato" by manga artist "Leiji Leiji Matsumoto" was created in the Symbol Road shopping street in Tsuruga City.
There are 28 statues installed in the section from Tsuruga Station to Kehi Jingu Shrine.

・Tsuruga Museum Road
Tsuruga Museum Road is a street where you can feel the history and culture of Tsuruga City.
Historic buildings such as the Tsuruga City Museum (former Owada Bank Head Office) and sake breweries still remain, and you can enjoy the atmosphere of Tsuruga City at that time.

・Tsuruga City Museum
The Tsuruga City Museum is a Museum built in 1927 using the Owada Bank head office, which was designated as a National Important Cultural Property in 2017.
Inside the Museum, there are many valuable documents and exhibits that tell the history of Tsuruga from ancient times to the present day.

・Nakaikemi Wetlands
Nakaikemi Wetlands is a valuable wetland where you can see about 3,000 species of flora and fauna, including more than 60 endangered species, and was registered as a Ramsar Convention Wetlands in 2012.
Throughout the year, you can enjoy nature observation and bird watching.

・Mizu Island
Mizu Island is a small island floating in Tsuruga Bay with beautiful transparent water quality and white sand.
In summer, you can take a daily ferry to the island, where you can enjoy swimming and snorkeling.

・Tsuruga Red Brick Warehouse
The Tsuruga Red Brick Warehouse in Tsuruga Port is a historic building built in the Meiji era.
In 2009, it was registered as a national registered tangible cultural property.
Today, it is a popular Spot for tourists where you can enjoy history, culture and food, with restaurants, railway and port dioramas.

・Kehi Jingu Shrine
Kehi Jingu Shrine is nicknamed "Keisan" by the citizens of Tsuruga.
The 11 meters high Otorii Gate, which has been designated as an Important Cultural Property, is one of the Japan's three largest wooden Otorii gates along with Kasuga-taisha Shrine (Nara Prefecture) and Itsukushima Shrine (Hiroshima).

・Te no Ura Beaches
Teura Beach is a popular beach in Tsuruga City.
It is characterized by the most transparent sea and white sand beach in Tsuruga City, and is designated as Wakasa Bay Quasi-National Park..
In summer, the beach is crowded with many Beachgoers, and you can enjoy activities such as beach volleyball and Barbecue, making it recommended for families.
There are many other popular beaches in Tsuruga City, such as "Era Beach", "Akasaki Beaches", "Kehi no Matsubara Beach", "Tagui Beaches", "Itsuhata / Kakinoh Beaches", and "Nago Beaches", which are visited by many tourists during the summer season.

・Old Tsuruga Port Station Ramp Hut
The Old Tsuruga Port Station Ramp Hut is an oil depot built around 1882 to store fuel for portable oil lamps used for train lighting.
It is characterized by carefully stacked red bricks and opening arches, and is currently Open to the public as a tourist Spot.

・Kuroko Valley
The Black River streams in a valley south of Tsuruga City, Fukui Prefecture.
You can experience the Nature of Tsuruga City, such as Onigataki Waterfall, the largest waterfall in Tsuruga City, and Ikenohara Marsh, where rare animals and plants live.

・Mt. Nosaka
It is a mountain with an elevation of 941 meters, and from the top you can overlook Lake Biwa in the distance.
The Mountain trail is Well maintained, so beginners can easily enjoy climbing.

【Specialty products and gourmet foods of Tsuruga City, Fukui Prefecture】
・Tsuruga Fugu
Tsuruga fugu is one of the seafood of Tsuruga City.
The season is from October to March, and it is popular as a Taste of Winter, and you can enjoy fugu sashimi and fugu nabe at Local ryotei and restaurants.

・Tsuruga sea bream
Tsuruga sea bream farmed in the rough waters of the Sea of Japan has a firm body and the best Fatty ride.
Whether it's sashimi, grilled with salt, or shabu-shabu, you can enjoy the deliciousness of Tsuruga sea bream in any cooking method.

・Echizen Crab
Echizen crab Unloaded at Tsuruga Port and Mikuni Port is a Specialty Product that Representatives the Taste of Winter in Tsuruga City.
Fresh crab has a sweet taste and can be enjoyed with boiled crab or crab sashimi.

・Sauce katsu-don (pork cutlet served on top of a bowl of rice)
A sauce based on the Local Gourmet "Sauce katsu-don (pork cutlet served on top of a bowl of rice)" House sauce that Representative Fukui Prefecture is poured over the tonkatsu.
It is a popular gourmet that has been loved by the people of Fukui Prefecture since the Taisho era.

Heshiko is a traditional preserved food in Tsuruga City made by Pickled in salt mackerel and then pickled in Rice malt.
It has a unique flavor and is ideal as an accompaniment to freshly cooked rice or Ochazuke.
It is a Gastronomical delicacies where you can feel the Local food culture of Tsuruga City.

These specialty products are also very popular as thank-you gifts for Furusato Nozei tax payment.

【Introduction of festivals and events in Tsuruga City, Fukui Prefecture】
・Floating paper lantern ceremony and fireworks festival
Held in every August, it is a major event in Tsuruga City, and with the Sea of Japan in the background, beautiful paper lanterns are swept away and magnificent fireworks are launched in the night sky.
Fascination many tourists and colors the summer nights of Tsuruga City.

・Kehi Jingu Shrine Annual Grand Festival Tsuruga Festival
The Kehi Jingu Shrine Annual Grand Festival-Tsuruga Festival is the most traditional festival in the Hokuriku region, which is Held in every September.
Mikoshi (portable shrines) and six festival floats from Kehi Jingu Shrine parade through the town, and the sound of Drums and flutes echoes throughout the city.
In addition, various stalls are lined up in the Precincts, stage events are held, and it is crowded with many tourists.

【Disseminating Tourist Information of Tsuruga City, Fukui Prefecture】
Tsuruga City, Fukui Prefecture has many tourist Spot that Fascination people who visit beautiful nature and rich history.
With the opening of the Hokuriku Shinkansen, access to Tsuruga City has improved.
Enjoy a wonderful time in Tsuruga City, where new discoveries and impressions await.

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