Does seafood come under the list of your favorite food items? Does nature seem to be your idea of interest?
Then Toyama is the right place for you to visit and travel around. Located in the Toyama prefecture in Japan, it is an area spread over 1242 km square unit which is the largest city in its prefecture located in central Honshu.
Why visit Toyama?
This place is known for its glassware traditions and the pharmaceutical industries located and concentrated in this place.
Toyama has various viewpoints and spots which are quite scenic in terms of artistic and even cultural factors. This place serves as an entry hub into the ranges of Japan alps where snow sports like skiing and snowboarding can be done.
The-another good thing about this tourist spot is that you can travel-free of cost by boarding the shuttle buses moving around the city.
Just like almost every other prefecture in Japan, this place has a castle as one of its main attractions in the central part of the city. The Toyama castle is from the periods of Edo and has been restored from the damages that it had suffered during the world war II. Visiting the castle gives you a chance to also explore the museum of local history which is its premises itself.
Places to see in Toyama
The Toyama Joshi Park also consist of the Sato Memorial art museum and is known for showcasing the various ceramics that are used during the traditional tea ceremonies of Japan.
This place has a lot of museums namely folk arts village, Suiboku Museum, Science museum, Canal Kansui Park.
Also famous with its nickname as the natural fish tank is a nutrient rich water area with abundant amounts of fishes and marine life wherein the yellowtail is the most iconic among the others such as red snow crabs, Alaskan pink shrimps. Hence make sure that you don’t miss the chance of trying the delectable array of seafood preferably with Toyama rice.