Tsuruga Guide

Tsuruga Museum Street

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Shopping on a Street of Historic Buildings

This history-rich street features not only museums, but also cafés and shops built into renovated old-fashioned machiya townhouses.

The Seimei Morning Market, Bustling with the Freshest and Most Delicious Foods from Land and Sea (held 3rd Sunday of each month)

Aioi-cho is known for its connection with Abe no Seimei, and it is also known as the birthplace of Tsuruga’s marketplace. It is here that the Seimei Morning Market is held once every month, with crops sold by the farmers who grew them, and a variety of other delicious and unique specialties. Enjoy chatting with the vendors while you shop for fresh, delicious food.

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Traffic access
By car: Approx. 10 min. from Tsuruga IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
By bus: Take the Kaigan-sen line Community Bus from JR Tsuruga Station to Yamakaikan Bus Stop (approx. 12 min.)
By bus: Take the Tsuruga Excursion Line Bus from JR Tsuruga Station to Hakubutsukan Street Bus Stop (approx. 5 min.)
New Address:
Aioi-cho, Tsuruga City, Fukui Prefecture (Tsuruga Museum Street)
Parking:
Free parking available (along Aioi-dori street)
Hours:
Varies by business.
Closed on:
Varies by business.