​Escape to Sabae City, in Fukui Prefecture, for a revealing glimpse into traditional Japan.

Surrounded by beautiful scenery and filled with traditional crafts​ Sabae is the perfect destination for a refreshing weekend filled with window shopping and nature​.​

Discover lacquerware, textiles, and eyeglasses and explore Sabae's beautiful Nishiyama Park with the adorable red panda's serving as mascots.


Tradition and craftsmanship have long been a part of the history of Sabae City in Fukui Prefecture. More
If you are looking for some stylish frames, Japan has some of the leading designs in eye wear and sunglasses. More
Nishiyama Park is an expansive park where visitors can immerse themselves in an oasis of nature. More

City Sightseeing Guide

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From Tokyo ( ~ 3.5 hours)

  • Shinagawa Station --> Maibara Station (Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen)
  • Maibara Station --> Sabae Station (Shirasagi 特急)

From Osaka ( ~2 hours)

  • Osaka Station --> Sabae Station (Thunderbird 特急)

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