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Two buses going down to Bijodaira station, Tateyam, Toyama Prefecture, Japan = shutterstock

Two buses going down to Bijodaira station, Tateyam, Toyama Prefecture, Japan = shutterstock

Toyama Prefecture: Best Attractions and Things to do

Toyama prefecture is on the Sea of Japan side. Toyama prefecture is often called "Hokuriku region" together with Ishikawa prefecture and Fukui prefecture. You can see the Tateyama mountain range in the northernmost part of the Japanese Alps, even from the city center of Toyama city. Every year, snow falls tremendously in the Tateyama mountain range. When spring comes, as the picture above shows, the snow is removed and the bus starts to pass. You can get on the bus and go to see the snowy wall.

Outline of Toyama

Snow mountain at Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Japan destination travel. The landscape in Toyama city, Japan.

Snow mountain at Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Japan destination travel. The landscape in Toyama city, Japan. = Shutterstock

Map of Toyama

Map of Toyama

 

 

 

Shogawa Gorge cruise

The Shogawa Gorge cruise in Toyama Prefecture10
Photos: Shogawa Gorge cruise -River cruise in a pure white world!

There is a beautiful river called Shogawa near Shirakawa-go and Gokayama, traditional villages registered as World Heritage sites. On this river you can enjoy a cruise called "Shogawa Gorge cruise". This cruise is great even in the fresh green and autumn leaves seasons. However, from late December to late February, you ...

 

 

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Bon KUROSAWA  I have long worked as a senior editor for Nihon Keizai Shimbun (NIKKEI) and currently work as an independent web writer. At NIKKEI, I was the editor-in-chief of the media on Japanese culture. Let me introduce a lot of fun and interesting things about Japan. Please refer to this article for more details.

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2020-05-14

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