TOYAMA

TOYAMA

Love adventure and the outdoors? There is a famous mountain sightseeing route called the Tateyama Kurobi Alpine Route, which lies between Tateyama, Toyama, and Omachi, Nagano. It has been carefully built in order to protect its natural surroundings and is 37 meters in length. The route is also referred...

Toyama Castle, also known as Azumi Castle, is presently a public park maintained by the Japanese government. The park and the castle together create a harmonious sense of past and present. The castle has a rich history while the park is a more current addition to the land. Are...

Toyama is a river-loving district and is home to the Matsukawa River, which is located beside Toyama Castle Park. Many locals go here frequently to enjoy the beauty of nature. Do you love rivers too? If so, this is a great place to visit on your travels. Matsukawa River Beauty zekkeijapan.com/ This...

Toyama is home to a very popular glass art museum. Since its opening in 2015, many people have frequented the Toyama Glass Art Museum. Do you have a passion for vibrant and delicate art? Let’s explore what this museum has to offer. How did this museum come to exist?...

Are you someone that has a passion for science? Do you want to learn about the plants and animals in our world? If so, you may want to head over to this family-friendly museum full of interesting information and exciting exhibits. Toyama Science Museum deece.jp/ This three-story building, built in 1979,...

Did you know that every year, the shorelines of Toyama Bay are lined with a glowing blue color? This light show is not man-made but a natural phenomenon made possible by thousands of watasenia scintillans or firefly squids. They can be found in the bay in abundance during the...

Hokuriku. The North-East of Japan, facing the Japanese Alps on the West and the Japan Sea on the East. A place where the famous nature of contrasts of the island comes alive. A place where you would endure a Siberian cold during the winter, but also enjoy the...

Winter in any country can be beautiful. Crisp morning air, pure white snow and clear skies. One place in Japan that does winter like no other is Toyama prefecture. Toyama prefecture is on the northern coast of Honshu island bordering the Sea of Japan. 30% of the land in...

There are plenty of famous sight-seeing spots in Japan outside of Tokyo, Kyoto, and Hokkaido. These are our recommendations for some of the many you can experience in Toyama. Kurobe canyon train http://www.be-en.co.jp/ Journey by trolley one hour and twenty minutes each way through nature's beautiful scenery. This route is famous for hot...

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