Toyama Prefecture
Chubu Region /

Toyama Prefecture

Toyama (xR, Toyama-ken) 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.

What To See

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Alpine Route

Spectacular route through the Northern Alps.

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Shirakawa-go

Mountainous region, known for its farmhouses.

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Kurobe Gorge

Scenic gorge with a small sightseeing train.

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Last updated: March 19, 2015
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