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Asakura-kaido Road

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Asakura-kaido Road Fukui City

Asakura-kaido Road was the main road that runs in the north-south direction through Echizen area, delivering commodities from Tsuruga, Kyoto, etc. to Ichijodani.
It runs mostly along ex-Hokuriku-do Road and it is said to have stretched from present-day Minami Echizen-cho up to the area around Sakai City. Relics of stone pavement and masonry remain in Higashioumi-cho in Fukui City.

Maruoka-cho, Sakai City to Nanjo, Mianmiechizen-cho