2 days in Toyama Prefecture Itinerary

2 days in Toyama Prefecture Itinerary

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The center of Japan's pharmaceutical industry, the city of Toyama draws visitors with its scenic surroundings overlooked by the Japan Alps.
On the 23rd (Fri), step into the grandiose world of Toyama Castle, explore the world behind art at Toyama Glass Art Museum, and then walk around Fugan Unga Kansui Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Suganuma Gassho Community, then stop by Gokayama, and then don't miss a visit to Takaoka Daibutsu Buddha.

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Tokyo to Toyama is an approximately 2.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Toyama

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

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Toyama Prefecture travel guide

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Toyama Prefecture is a prefecture of Japan located in the Hokuriku region on the main Honshu island. The capital is the city of Toyama.Toyama is the leading industrial prefecture on the Japan Sea coast, and has the industrial advantage of cheap electricity from abundant hydroelectric resources. It also contains East Asia’s only known glaciers outside Russia, first recognized in 2012.HistoryHistorically, Toyama Prefecture was Etchū Province. Following the abolition of the han system in 1871, Etchū Province was renamed Niikawa Prefecture, but Imizu District was given to Nanao Prefecture. In 1872 Imizu District was returned by the new Ishikawa Prefecture.In 1876, Niikawa Prefecture was merged into Ishikawa Prefecture but the merger was void in 1881 and the area was re-established as Toyama Prefecture.The Itai-itai disease occurred in Toyama around 1950.GeographyToyama Prefecture is bordered by Ishikawa Prefecture to the west, Niigata to the northeast, Nagano to the southeast, Gifu to the south and Sea of Japan to the north.

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