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Toyama City (富山) is the largest city and capital of Toyama Prefecture in the Hokuriku Region of northern Chubu. The city is a former castle town and is historically a center of medicine. Due to its position on the Hokuriku Shinkansen, Toyama is a popular stop for tourists on the way to other attractions in the area such as the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route.

Top attractions in Toyama

Side Trips from Toyama
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Kurobe Gorge

Scenic gorge with a small sightseeing train.
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Noto Peninsula

Rural peninsula with beautiful coastlines.
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Takaoka

Famous for its bronze casting industry.
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