We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Ichijodani Asakurashi Ruin

Open Now: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Review Highlights
Peaceful site with lots of history

We were fortunate to visit the Ruins with a Goodwill Guide who explained the history of the area... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
via mobile
Archaeological site of a medieval Japanese castletown

Not easy to get to but well worth the trip if you are into Japanese history and can speak and... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2016
Read all 214 reviews
All photos (260)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good49%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
10 Apr 2017
“Peaceful site with lots of history”
3 Jul 2016
“Archaeological site of a medieval Japanese castletown”
Open Now
Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
28-37 Kidonochicho, Fukui 910-2153, Fukui Prefecture
+81 90-3300-3911
Improve This Listing
Reviews (214)
Filter reviews
6 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We were fortunate to visit the Ruins with a Goodwill Guide who explained the history of the area and provided details about the buildings and the site as we walked thru the recreated town. We visited the garden areas of the feudal lord's residence, entering...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank HonoluluTraveler_9
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Not easy to get to but well worth the trip if you are into Japanese history and can speak and understand Japanese. This is the site of a castletown that flourished deep in the mountains during the 15th century before it was destroyed by the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Uoguma
Reviewed 23 September 2013

This place is a re-build of a portion of the town that surrounded the Asakura Lord's house (both were completely raised to the ground by Oda Nobunaga). It's pretty small scale - only about 10-15 houses are re-built and completely unfurnished. That could be par...More

Date of experience: September 2013
3  Thank FloydMcDaniel2
Reviewed 6 July 2013

If you are history buff, visit this ruin and you can skip this if you don't have time. The rebuilt house part costs a small admission fee and the ruin part is free. You can enjoy hiking in the ruin part located on the hillside....More

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank misocutlet
Reviewed 18 August 2012

Given the history of Fukui and the area, it was interesting. The drive there was a nice way to see some of the countryside.

Date of experience: June 2012
Thank sjmmk
Reviewed 14 February 2012

This is a ruin, as the name suggests, there is no museum or real structures as such there. However it does provide an insight into the history of Japan, and is one of the most significant historical sites in the country. Truely ancient. On the...More

1  Thank Stuart M
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 57 nearby hotels
2 reviews
8.14 km away
Eiheiji Temple Inn
4 reviews
8.32 km away
Tsukimi Ryokan
4 reviews
8.81 km away
Hotel Keifuku Fukui Ekimae
29 reviews
9.34 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 2,181 nearby restaurants
Mani Coffee
.33 km away
1 review
.52 km away
Asakura No Sato Rikyuan
5 reviews
1.00 km away
1 review
1.71 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 156 nearby attractions
Asakura Yakata Remains - Kara Gate
33 reviews
.07 km away
Ichijo Falls
30 reviews
2.58 km away
Ichijodani Fukugenmachinami
29 reviews
.13 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
6 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from HonoluluTraveler_9 | Reviewed this property |
I just went thru the brochures I brought back from Fukui and find that my previous response was inaccurate if you don't mind a long walk. From Fukui Station take the JR Etsumi-Hoku Line, get off at Ichijodani Station, and... More