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Toyama Prefecture

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Tateyama Mountains

Toyama is a prefecture along the Sea of Japan coast in the the Chubu Region. Prefectural capital is Toyama City. The prefecture also includes part of the spectacular Northern Japan Alps, which can be experienced along the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route.

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 1  Alpine Route
Spectacular route through the Northern Alps.
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 2  Shirakawa-go
Mountainous region, known for its farmhouses.
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Visited by: 592 users
 3  Kurobe Gorge
Scenic gorge with a small sightseeing train.
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