Spreading the charms of Japan to the world from Fukui



The tallest castle in Japan, "Katsuyama Castle"


Life in Fukui

There is “Katsuyama Castle” standing quietly and majestically under the moon light.


The official name of this powerful castle is “Katsuyama Castle Museum”. 


It is 57.8meters tall and it is the tallest one in Japan.   


Tada Kiyoshi, the businessman from Katsuyama, Fukui prefecture, a founder of a taxi company  had this castle built.  


He also had the tallest five-storied pagoda in Japan built and the colossal Buddha of Echizen. 


He made a great contribution to his home town, Katsuyama, Fukui prefecture.


If I become rich I hope to do the same for my hometown as Mr. Tada did.