Shopping Spots in Toyama Area

  • Mitsui Outlet Park Hokuriku Oyabe
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    3.5
    87 Reviews
    Shopping
    Toyama Pref. Oyabeshi Nishinakano 972-1
    The first outlet mall in the Hokuriku area as well as the western side of Honshu, Mitsui Outlet Park Hokuriku Oyabe opened in 2015. Located in Oyabe, Toyama, busses travel directly to the mall from Isurugi Station and Kanazawa Station. Consisting of two floors, the facility hosts shops from top international brands and casual brands, lifestyle goods stores, food shops, and restaurants, totaling some 160 establishments in all. The facility boasts one of the greatest number of shops of any outlet mall in the country. The spacious grounds also host a 50 meter tall Ferris wheel and a kids space, making it easy for families to enjoy a relaxing time shopping as well.

    It should be very new. The GPS of the rental car did not have its record. It is not like those outlet I visited in the past. It is a two storeyed shopping mall. We visited there on Monday late...

  • Shinminato Kittokito Market
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    3.5
    82 Reviews
    Shopping
    Toyama Pref. Imizushi Kaioumachi 1
    This seafood market located close to Toyama Prefecture's leading fishing port Shinminato Fishing Port, is approximately a 10-minute walk from Shinminato Station on the Manyo Line. Including glass shrimp admired as the gems of Toyama Bay, snow crab and firefly squid, it offers plenty of fresh seafood just caught at Shinminato Fishing Port. At the seafood restaurant Kittokito-Tei, you can enjoy seafood dishes abundantly using seasonal ingredients with views of Shinminato Bridge. Their filling set meal filled with glass shrimp is particularly recommended.

    Very small scale fishermen market. Free parking. Nothing interesting from the viewpoint of tourists. Seafood items were mostly frozen. Few restaurants were open. Food items did not look appealing and...

  • Ikedaya Yasubei Shoten
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    4.0
    52 Reviews
    Shopping
    Toyama Toyama-shi Tsutsumichodori 1-3-5
    A chemist's established in 1936 situated along Heiwa-dori Avenue in Tsutsumi-cho-dori 1-Chome, Toyama City. The shop makes and sells traditional Japanese medicines and Chinese medicines, such as Hangontan, a vitalizing medicine which has been made since the Edo period. Visitors can also try making traditional round pills at the front of the shop.

    富山といえば薬売りの街ですね。 今でも富山に製薬会社が数多く残っています。 ここは300年の歴史を持った会社で、実際に座売りで和漢薬を 処方してもらえますよ!!

  • Himi City Shiokaze Gallery (Fujiko Fujio (A) Art Collection)
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    4.0
    27 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Toyama Himi-shi Chuomachi 3-4
    This gallery on National Route 415 in Chuo-machi, Himi City. It has a collection of art by Himi native manga artist Fujiko Fujio (A). In addition to original panels and reproductions, there is an area introducing popular character of his including The Monster Kid and Ninja Hattori, and visitors can tour a reproduction of the room at Tokiwa-so where Fujiko spent his younger days. There is also a manga library, and they hold events like manga workshops as well.

    Its a small but nice gallery, 10 minutes walk from the JR station. Along the road, you wont miss the those ninja statues, temple and the Clock, so it would be a very nice and leisure walk.

  • Sakana no Eki Ikuji
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    4.0
    57 Reviews
    Shopping
    Toyama Pref. Kurobeshi Ikuji Nakaku 265
    This market is a 12-minute drive from Hokuriku Expressway's Kurobe Interchange. The market is comprised of two buildings; the Toretate-kan, which offers fresh fish and processed seafood, and the Dekitate-kan, which has restaurants and a take-out corner. At Chargrilling Restaurant Kokaito, diners can choose any of the fresh-caught seafood from Kurobe fishing port or Ikuji salted fish (a local delicacy made by the Ladies' Club of the JF Kurobe fishing cooperative) on offer and chargrill it themselves. We also recommend the local craft brew, Shozu Monogatari.

    We were driving from toyama to nagano and decided to stop by someplace for lunch. Stumbled across this place on TripAdvisor and decided to try it out! No regrets! In itself I believe its an...

  • Sakasho Tajiri Main Store (Liquor Shop)
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    4.0
    12 Reviews
    Shopping
    Toyama Toyama-shi Higashiiwasemachi 102
    This liquor shop is in Higashiiwase-machi, Toyama City. It is located inside the Mori Family Earthen Warehouses, which were once used by a Kaisen donya wholesaler in port of the Kitamae cargo ships that used to cross the Sea of Japan. The shop is run by a certified kikisake-shi (sake sommelier) and wine adviser, who has carefully selected local sake, wine, and shochu. The storage cellar takes up half the shop's interior to keep their stock stored at perfect temperature and humidity.

    It is the spot to buy the Masuizumi. There is a cellar of Japanese sake. The seller can not be a lot of people are entering. There are also products of a small bottle. Please enjoy the sake of Toyama.

  • Yottekare Johana
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    4.0
    8 Reviews
    Shopping
    Toyama Nanto-shi
    This direct sales shop is at the Johana Service Area on the Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway (also accessible from surface roads). In addition to fresh local farm produce, they have Toyama specialties like Masuzushi (pressed trout sushi), processed foods, famous sweets, local sake, and so on. The attached eating area offers light meals and about twenty types of rice balls. The Sakuragaike Kurgarden adjacent also has a hot spring bathhouse, lodging, and restaurant.

    炊きたての富山米を使ったおにぎりが豊富。大きめサイズで食べ応えあり。カレーも中辛、甘口と揃えてあり、東海北陸道のまさしくオアシス。

  • Risaburo Metal Casting Workshop
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    4.5
    5 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Toyama Takaoka-shi Kanayamachi 8-11
    This metal casting shop has over a hundred years of history, since its founder Risaburo began green sand casting processes here near the beginning of the Meiji period. They continue making each piece one by one by hand, preserving traditional techniques while adding new ideas. They make a wide variety of popular items, including tea ceremony items, wine buckets, flower vases, door handles, trinkets and more. You can also try metal casting yourself, and make things like windchimes, paper weights, chopstick rests, magnets and so on.

    Very small shop. Ornaments,vases, jewelry, kettles, such. I couldnt afford to buy the item I really want, may be next time. Owner was very nice, she offered us hot tea and sweets. I would like to...

  • Sushi-kama Honpo Kawachiya (Uozu Main Shop)
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    4.5
    4 Reviews
    Shopping
    Toyama Uozu-shi Ekimaeshinmachi 9-12
    This venerable kamaboko shop is one of Hokuriku's representative. In business since 1947, the owner came up with the idea of Sushikama, a kamaboko fish cake while he was eating sushi with his family at a sushi restaurant. They're a specialist, and regularly has invented new products. They have six varieties, varying in flavor, fineness, and special packaging, as well as steamed, grilled, boiled, and fried, for a huge variety of flavors and styles.

    創業70有余年続く老舗の蒲鉾専門店です。店構えも立派です。結婚式の引き出物に使われる細工蒲鉾が有名です。個人的には鮨蒲鉾が好きで特に穴子鮨蒲鉾が大好物です。金沢でも買い求めることが出来ますが、折角なので鮨蒲鉾をセットで買い求めました。

  • Tofu & Sweets Shop Yamatoya
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    4.0
    4 Reviews
    Shopping
    Toyama Kurobe-shi Unazuki Onsen 252-1
    This shop has been a loved local spot for some 70 years, and uses some of Japan's highest quality water, and incredible skill, to create tofu and sweets. Their tofu craftsman has 30 years of experience, and their individually made silk (soft curd) tofu is used in the ryokan hotels throughout Unazuki onsen village. In addition to their many types of tofu and fried foods, they also offer extremely popular handmade tofu pudding, and tofu fromage cheese. They also offer okara tarts, made with tofu dregs, by reservation only.

    昔ながらのお豆腐屋さんで、店の奥でお豆腐、がんも、湯葉などを作られています。 観光者としては、豆腐を使ったスイーツがあるので、ぜひお試しを。とうふプリンがオススメです。 なお、奥でお仕事中だったりで不在なことも多いので、お会計カウンターの上にあるベルボタンを押して、お声かけ下さい。

  • Gokayama Tofu,Kihei Shouten
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    4.0
    4 Reviews
    Shopping
    Toyama Pref. Nantoshi Kaminashi 608
    This long-established tofu specialty shop has been making traditional Gokayama-dofu since the Taisho period (1912-1926). It is about ten minutes by car from Ainokura Gassho-zukuri Village on the Hietsukyo Gassho Line. They carefully make their tofu by hand with underground water from the nearby mountains and a local Tonami soybean variety called “Enrei. You can visit their workshop, and the proprietor will explain the tofu making process on request. They also sell local sake and popular tofu sweets that you can only get there like tofu soft serve ice cream and monaka tofu ice cream sandwiches.

    上梨地区にある五箇山とうふのお店。お土産に五箇山とうふを購入したくて寄りました。この後、飛行機に乗ると伝えたら、とうふより厚揚げをすすめられました。厚揚げと燻製豆腐を購入。厚揚げはレンジで温めて食べると美味しいといわれたのでその通りに頂きました。

  • Ishitani Mochi Shop
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    4.5
    19 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Toyama-shi Chuodori 1-5-33
    This mochi specialist is in Chuodori 1-Chome, Toyama City. This make and sell a variety of dumplings and mochi treats, including Toyama's famous Ayame dango dumplings with kuromitsu molasses. They focus on local ingredients, including high quality Shintaisho Mochi rice and local spring water, to make fresh mochi every morning.

    地元の百貨店大和などにも置いてある、富山で超有名な餅専業のお店です。 以前は大和で食べましたがそのおいしさに感動し、今回は出来立ての団子が食べたかったので9時開店直後に行きました。この時間は他の商店街が閉まっており人気はほとんどありませんがここの店は私がいる5分ほどの短時間でも3組ほど来てました。 結論としては全世界の団子ファンが求めるであろう逸品だということです。マジでうまい。人生最後に食べ...

  • Totoyama
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    4.0
    3 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Toyama Pref. Toyamashi Shintomichou 1-2-3 CiC Bldg 1F
    This shop on the first floor of the CiC Building near JR Toyama Station specializes in local products and souvenirs. Some of its most popular products include slowly-grilled Shiroebi Juwari Senbei (broad velvet shrimp rice crackers) and Shiroebi Kakiage (broad velvet shrimp tempura). The shop carries a selection of Toyama souvenirs such as Kit Kats made with the famous Toyama sake Masuizumi, as well as Hangontan, a famous confection made to look like an Etchu-Toyama kusudama (decorative paper ball). It also offers marine products such as wild-caught Japanese amberjack and firefly squid, curry made with Himi-gyu beef, local Etchu Toyama sake, Unazuki beer, and more. The shop also holds periodic events such as farmer's markets offering locally-grown vegetables, bread sales, and so on.

    東急ホテル富山とも直結しているお土産屋さんです。駅ほどではありませんが主要な手土産はこちらで購入できます。

  • T-bagel Toyama Shop
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    4.0
    15 Reviews
    Shopping
    Toyama Pref. Toyamashi Hirakimachi 5-12
    "This popular bagel shop has many sister locations in Toyama Prefecture and Ishikawa Prefecture. The Toyama Shop, their de facto flagship location, is located on the major street that runs into Toyama-ken Gogoku Shrine. Their boast bagels are notable for their soft and springy texture. The shop, which uses absolutely no additives, is dedicated to using local ingredients such as rice flour made from Toyama Koshihikari rice. Their ""Japan's Best Egg Sandwich,"" made with locally-sourced ingredients, is their most popular sandwich. The shop also offers cream cheese bagels, as well as limited-time-only sweet bagels such as their mellow melon and Setouchi lemon bagels."

    The best bagle is fresh one! Please eat that soon when you go to To Bagle and buy it. Im satisfied with the bagles which I had today. There are some reasons. First, they have variety of Bagles such...

  • Tsukisekai Honpo
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    4.5
    12 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Toyamashi Kamihonmachi 8-6
    This Japanese confectionary established in 1897 is a five-minute walk from Nishicho Station on the Toyama Chihou Railway. Tsukisekai, the shop's famous namesake confection, is a dried candy made from eggs, wasanbon sugar, and kanten (agar jelly) that evokes an image of pale moonlight. The crisp texture of this melt-in-your-mouth sweet pairs well not just with Japanese tea, but with many other drinks including coffee. Other offerings include their marshmallow-like Maidohaya, made with eggs and sugar and featuring the fragrance of Yuzu citrus, as well as a sesame-flavored variation called Maidohaya Goma.

    せっかく富山にきたのならばと、名店、月世界本店へ。 試食もいろいろしたがやはり月世界。 固いお思いきや、口の中に入れるとふわっと甘く品のいい味。 お茶に合うはず。

  • Kunimoto Lacquer
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    4.0
    2 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Toyama Takaoka-shi Konmadashimachi 64
    This shop specializes in traditional Takaoka lacquerware and other crafts. The shop is popular for their wide range of daily use goods like tableware and trays, vitamin cases, iPhone covers, business card cases, accessories, and more. Their rings and earrings (which can transform into clip-ons), made with three dimensional structures of mother of pearl, are adorable accessories made with Takaoka's traditional lacquering techniques. Their lacquered sake cups and trays are also beautiful.

    坂下町、(住所は中央町ですが)名前の通りニューオータニ高岡がある道の坂を下りたところに店はあります。銅器の街高岡は漆器もあるんですねと思って入ってみました。色んな商品がギャラリーのように並んでいます。大仏に近いので観光ついでに寄られたらいかがでしょうか

  • Sasaraya Fukumitsu Main Store
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    3.5
    2 Reviews
    Shopping
    Toyama Nanto-shi Yoshienaka 1213
    An okaki rice cracker snack shop situated along Prefectural Route 20 in Yoshienaka, Nanto City. The shop sells fresh okaki made exclusively with rice from Toyama. There's also a rest area where you can sample the shop's products, and a studio where you can toast your very own shiroebi senbei shrimp rice cracker, a popular Toyama souvenir. The shop is also famous for its shiroebi senbei soft serve ice cream, which contains shiroebi senbei cracker powder mixed in.

    お煎餅の専門店で、手焼き体験ができます。普段お煎餅を食べることはあっても、作る機会はまずないので面白かったです。できたてのお煎餅は温かくて香ばしかったです。

  • Ohnoya Takaoka Kifunemachi Main Shop
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    4.0
    10 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Pref. Takaokashi Kifunemachi 12
    "This Japanese confectionary established in 1838 is a seven-minute walk from JR Takaoka Station's North Gate. Their famous ""tokonatsu"" sweets have been their flagship product since the Meiji period. These soft gyuhi rice cakes are stuffed with sweetened bean paste made from rare bitchu-shiroadzuki beans and sprinkled with wasanbon sugar that evokes an image of white snow. Take one bite and your mouth will be filled with the sweetness of the instantly-melting wasanbon sugar and the delicate fragrance of fine white adzuki beans. One of their most popular items is their Koshino Yakamochi, created to celebrate the shop's 180th anniversary. These rice cakes, made from glutinous rice from Toyama Prefecture known for its high viscosity, are stuffed with sweetened ultra-small Kurosengoku black adzuki beans."

    この地域で昔からある和菓子屋さんです。店構えや雰囲気からも歴史を感じます。和菓子が中心ですが、洋菓子もあります。

  • Takaoka Regional Local Industry Center
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    2.5
    2 Reviews
    Travel / Tourism
    Toyama Takaoka-shi Kaihotsuhonmachi 1-1
    This local craft and industry center was founded in 1983. It has permanent exhibits of copperware, lacquerware, and other handicrafts, as well as displays of famous foods for sale. There is also a 1/3 size model of a Takaoka Mikurumayama float, which are nationally Registered Important Cultural Asset & Intangible Folk Cultural Properties, on display. There is also an area introducing the history of local industry and craftspeople and artists of note, focusing on six crafts of the prefecture. It's well worth seeing!

    40年ほど前にできた高岡銅器など地場産業の品を紹介する展示施設です。 でもここはもう観光地といえるようなものではありません。 誰もおらずただ開いているだけです。 国道8号線沿いで一番みすぼらしい建物になっています。 もっと地場産業発展のためには考えた施設が必要です。 高岡地域地場産業センターは完全にその役目を終えています。 もっと斬新な再利用計画が必要です。

  • Sakai Confectionary
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    4.0
    5 Reviews
    Gourmet / Alcohol
    Toyama Kurobe-shi Unazuki Onsen 294-3
    This sweets shop is in Unazuki onsen. They wrap coarse azuki bean paste in two layers of Shintaisho glutinous rice mochi, which they then further wrap in pastry-use shiso leaf that has been steeped in syrup for over five years to make their famous treat Yu-no-Hana Goromo. Their popular products include Koshihikari Manju buns made with koshihikari rice grown in the clean water of Kurobe, and made with clean spring water pumped up 222 meters from below the Tateyama Mountain Range.

    宇奈月観光案内所で「食べ歩きクーポン」というのを紹介してもらいました。お菓子屋さんお薦めのお菓子を購入することができます。湯の花ごろもを購入しました

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Toyama is one of the three prefectures that house the Japanese Alps, with its southern and eastern borders comprising one long stretch of mountains, out of which the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route is forged. While traditional crafts fill the northern coastal cities of Toyama and Takaoka, thatched roof houses offer unrivalled views against a backdrop of fantastic scenery at Gokayama in the mountainous area in the south of the prefecture.

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