EXPERIENCE

What can you do in Matsunaga?,

"Beyond your five senses"

 

Hike the mountains and streams of Matsunaga

and listen to the sound of the water and wind,

touch the soil, plants and trees.

 

Visit the traditional vinegar brewery

and enjoy perfectly prepared,

freshly harvested vegetables.

 

Spend time in contemplation at a temple that is a national treasure.


Matsunaga Rokkan offers experiences that are

Beyond the Five Senses.

 

Visiting Myotsuji

Sorrounded by beautiful nature

   and silence

Myotsuji Temple was constructed in 806 AD by Sakanoue no Tamuramaro, Great commander in chief. Main building and the three story pagoda are the only national treasure building in Fukui Prefecture.
 

Open: every day of the year.

Admission time: 9:00 to 17:00 (Dec. to Feb. 16:30)

Time Required: approx. 30 minutes.

Capacity of participants: No limit, and minimum of single person,

Admission: Adult ¥500, Primary school kid ¥250

No Prior Reservation Required.

Meditation Experience

Look within and accept yourself

Wrapped in the silence of early morning, experience Ajikan Meditation of the Shingon sect in the main hall of Myotsuji Temple. You will become calm and gradually feel the sensation of merging with nature.

 

Open: every day of the year. Admission time: from 7:00am.  

Time Required: approx. 50 minutes.

Capacity of participants: No limit, and minimum of single person,

Age: Principally junior high school students and above.

Prior Reservation Required: at time of Matsunaga Rokkan booking.

Note: Please be prepared for warm clothing for winter season in Main building.

 

Shakyo

Copying Buddhists sutra by hand. You canfocus on the calligraphy.

Experience Shakyo in the guest hall of Myotsuji Temple. Afterwards you will find that your spine has straightened and your mind and body have been refreshed.

 

Open: every day of the year Admission time: from 1.) 10am. 2.) 4pm

Time Required: approx. 90 minutes.

Capacity of participants: No limit, and minimum of single person 

Age: Principally junior high school students and above.

Nokyoryo: Fare, ¥1,000

Prior Reservation Required: at time of Matsunaga Rokkan booking.

Tobaya-Su Vinegar Brewery Visiting Tour

Clear abundant water of grace flows from Southern mountains to Northern Wakasa Bay, open to the Sea of Japan

Tobayasu Vinegar, moved in and was established 300 years ago searching for clean water. The brew vinegar with a very unique Tsubo Zukuri Method, eg, brewery in Pot not seen elsewhere. 

Tour: 9am to 6pm 

Duration: 20 minutes

Capacity of participants: No limit, and minimum of single person. Reservation: Tel. +81.770.56.1514. Closed: on Sunday 

Note: Whenever brewing work is busy Tour may not be granted.

Woodwork experience

At Kurimoto Woodwork Studio, staring at timber materials, you will realize a comfort of staring at yourself

While you carve a wood dish silently with acicular chisel in a furniture workshop in a closed elementary school, you will find it pleasant to look at yourself. 

 

Open: Irregularly

Admission time: from 10am until 4pm.

Time Required: approx. 60 minutes

Capacity and Minimum number of participants: 6 persons, and minimum of 2 persons,

Fare: ¥3,000

Reservation Required: at time of Matsunaga Rokkan booking.

Note: Please be prepared for warm clothing for winter season in Workshop.

Bicycle Excursion

Moments of touching wind around a certain land with prayer

Stroll through the villages of Matsunaga by bicycles. Breathe the air of the land where ancient greats prayed.  Also recommendable is to visit temples and shrines of Wakasa along the West main road. 

 

Operated: every day of the year

Time Required: approx. 60 minutes

Capacity of participants: 6 persons, and minimum of single person

Fare: ¥500

No prior Reservation Required, please ask at the front desk of Fujiya.

 

Agriculture Experience

Walk the land, feel the wind on your face, and feel all the plants that are growing around you.

You can pick the vegetables that will be made for your dinner. Matsunaga Rokkan has a dedicated farm that grows more than 100 kinds of seasonal herbs and vegetables. A dinner composed with vegetables that you harvested yourself is an extraordinary experience. 

 

Open: every day of the year. Admission time: around 4pm

Time Required: approx. 30 minutes 

Capacity of participants: No limit, and minimum of single person

Fare: Free

No prior Reservation Required, ask at the front desk.

Note: Please join us in a comfortable walking shoes.

Unexplored Trekking

Explore the water of Matsunaga. Sanba No Taki is the water source of the blessed of Wakasa Bay

Trek upstream of the Matsunaga river, to the southeast to cross the Matsunaga village into the mountain.  Beyond there you will find the Sanba no Taki waterfall  with the drop height of 30 meters, the best in Wakasa region. 

Time required: approx. 3 hours  

Note: Please prepare with a comfortable walking style. Basically Trekking by yourself, If you need a guide please ask at the front desk of Fujiya.

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