Prefectural capital:Fukui City
Fukui Prefecture is rich in ocean resources and seafoods such as dried flounders, pickled small sea breams, Echizen crabs. And coastline is very unique, Tōjinbō’s cliff in particular is a scenic view.
Many traditional industry such as Echizen Ware, Echizen Shikki, Echizen Washi and Wakasa-nuri still remain. And Sabae City is the largest manufacturing centers of eyeglass frames in Japan. About 90% of Japanese eyeglass frames is made in Sabae.