Discover Toyama

Toyama City has some great attractions to visit including the Toyama City Hall Observation Tower, where you can enjoy outstanding views of the area as well as several highly regarded museums. 

Things to see and do

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Getting around in Toyama

The easiest way around Toyama is on foot, since the major sights and attractions are within walking distance from each other. Though, some sights are located a bit further ahead, where a car or bus might be necessary. 

Getting to Toyama

Rail Passes:

  • Japan Rail Pass
  • Hokuriku Arch Pass

 

Bus Passes

 

Rental Cars:

How long to stay in Toyama

We recommend staying here for about one day. 
 

Hotels in Toyama

Flights to Toyama

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Day trips from Toyama

Just inland from Toyama Bay, Takaoka houses well-known monuments including the Imizu Shrine and Zuiryuji Temple.  You can soak in some culture at the Fujiko Art Gallery and spend time ...

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Distance, km: 18.41

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Tateyama Kurobe boasts a variety of outdoor experiences. Visit Shōmyō Falls or take walk through the snow corridor. If you are an experienced adventurer, Mount Kashimayariga is a perfect destination. ...

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Distance, km: 24.14

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The Kurobe Gorge Train is a great way to see everything that the Kurobe area has to offer. See the spectacular views as the train meanders through the surrounding area. ...

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Distance, km: 35.58

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Located along the Shò River is Ainokura Village, a small mountain village with Gassho-style houses that are considered UNESCO World Heritage. 

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Distance, km: 38.58

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Kanazawa is known for well-preserved Edo-era districts, art museums and Japanese handicrafts. If you're a history buff, you can soak in the history of Japan at Kanazawa Castle. Alternatively, you ...

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Distance, km: 51.24

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Shirakawa is home to some of the best kept historical villages and buildings in Japan. Alternatively, you can climb up to the observatory and enjoy pristine views of the area. 

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Distance, km: 55.75

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Hakuba is a great place to ski with several trails of varying difficulties to navigate and several resort areas to pick from. In summer you can enjoy the astounding nature in ...

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Distance, km: 55.87

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Whether your climbing to the peak of Mount Okushishiku, admiring the Shishiku Highland or taking the Sky Shishiku, Shishiku's nature has a lot to offer.. 
During your time here ...

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Distance, km: 58.56

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Okuhida is a mountainous area of central Japan which offers more than 6 different mountains to hike up! In winter, there is the Honoki Daira ski resort, and during the ...

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Distance, km: 59.59

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This ancient city, high in the mountains, promises an experience quite unlike any other during your time in Japan. Takayama is home to the Utsue 48 Waterfalls and steeped in ...

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Distance, km: 61.37

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