Things to Do in Toyama

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If you're visiting Toyama, check out this list of top tips and things to do to make the most of your time there.

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Takaoka is a popular stop in Toyama Prefecture due to its proximity to the Gokayama historic villages. The city has a rich history in the metal industry and is also home to one of Japan's three Great Buddha statues.

Toyama City

Toyama is the capital city of Toyama Prefecture, and is perfect for people who are interested in history, art, and medicine.

Kansui Park

The wide landscaped lawns of Kansui Park stretching along a canal are the perfect place to kick back and enjoy a lazy afternoon.

Toga Village, Toyama

Toga village in Toyama Prefecture is the perfect rural mountain getaway. Experience true Japanese mountain culture including traditional mountain foods, wildlife and sake breweries.  

Nunobashi Kanjou

When the mountain religion Shugendō flourished in this valley, on the middle day of Autumn Equinox, hundreds of women came to Nunobashi, the path of salvation.


Zuiryuji is a magnificent example of early Edo architecture. Modelled on Chinese design, building took 20 years. It reflects the prosperity and granduer of this period.