The Fukui Prefectural Dinosaur Museum is Japan’s largest dinosaur museum, and quite possibly the biggest draw to the country’s least visited prefecture.
Missed the cherry blossom season in Tokyo? Never fear! You can still enjoy shibazakura (moss phlox) long after the cherry trees have sprouted leaves.
The model for the anime Higurashi no Naku Goro Ni (When They Cry), Shirakawa-go is a favourite for travellers and fans alike with its picture perfect huts.