17th February, 2015 | Echizen City, Fukui Pref.
Echizen has many former castle sites and prehistoric archeological sites. Echizen is known for its shrines and temples – well over 300.
For a year it was the home of Murasaki Shikibu, author of The Tale of Genji.
Her father was governor of Echizen Province in the Heian period.
# For the details, please access to the followings;
[Seasonable Traditions & Japanese Culture] http://www.goldenjipangu.com/150217echizen.html
[Official Homepage of the Event] http://www.fuku-e.com/