Toyama

About Toyama

Toyama is a small prefecture on the coast of the Sea of Japan. It has mountainous borders inland with wonderful natural views, hiking trails, hot springs and even a glacier! The port capital has an international history and a rich seafood culinary tradition, and of course, Toyama is home to the UNESCO site "Ecchu Gokayama Ainokura Gassho-zukuri Village" with it's perfectly preserved thatched-roofed houses. This prefecture may be tiny (only 50km across) but it has many hidden gems to offer the adventurous traveler.

Places to visit in Toyama

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Sights in Toyama

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Masunosushi Matsukawa

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"Masunosushi" or "masuzushi" is one of Toyama’s most famous local foods. This type of sushi consists of sushi rice topped with fresh trout, which is wrapped in

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Masunosushi Honpo Minamoto

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This sushi shop specializes in "masunosushi" or "masuzushi", a famous local dish in Toyama. It consists of sushi rice topped with trout, wrapped in green bamboo

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Toyama Glass Studio

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At this glass studio, visitors can watch glassworkers creating their masterpieces, buy original pieces and even make their own original blown glass or paperweig

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Hotel Dormy Inn Toyama

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Just a few paces from Toyama Castle, this casual hotel offers its guests a "tennen onsen", or natural hot spring bath. Convenient amenities make this suitable

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Toyama Station

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First opened in 1899, this is the largest train terminal in Toyama city. The building includes a department store, food hall and restaurants serving Toyama's fa

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Toyama Food Guide

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MasuzushiMasuzushi is a type of boxed meal, that is frequently sold at train stations for long rides. It is a pressed sushi, served with salted and vinegared tr

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Toyama Access Guide

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Photo Cred: Flickr user foooomio [email protected]/14894581628/Train Railways are a major means of transportation in Toyama; the prefecture has three main lines wi

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Toyama 1-day-tour Itinerary

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The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route is a famous day-trip travel destination for Toyama, as it is relatively straightforward and is beautiful regardless of the time

Hotels in Toyama

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ANA Crowne Plaza Toyama

Hotel in Toyama

A 15-minute walk from Toyama Train Station, ANA Crowne Plaza Toyama offers air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi and a private bathroom. The hotel features 4 res

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Hotel Morinokaze Tateyama‎

Hotel in Toyama

Offering a children's playground and views of the mountain, Hotel Morinokaze Tateyama‎ is located in Toyama, 28 km from Toyama-kō. Guests can enjoy the on-site

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Hotel Route Inn Toyama Inter

Hotel in Toyama

Located 13 km from Toyama-kō in Toyama, Hotel Route Inn Toyama Inter features free WiFi access and free private parking. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant

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Amuzu Hotel

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Situated in Toyama, 8 km from Toyama-kō, Amuzu Hotel features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi. Private parking is available on site. The rooms come with a

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Etchu Yatsuo Base OYATSU

Hotel in Toyama

Offering a garden, Etchu Yatsuo Base OYATSU is located in Toyama. Toyama-kō is 23 km from the property. Free WiFi is offered . Guests can enjoy a drink at the

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Hotel Crown Hills Toyama

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Hotel Crown Hills Toyama offers accommodation in Toyama. Private parking is available on site. Every room is equipped with a flat-screen TV. You will find a ke

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