Street Spots in Toyama Area

  • Manga Road
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    Toyama Himi-shi Himimachi
    This street is in Himi-machi, Himi City. Based around the work of manga artist and Himi native Fujiko Fujio (A), with monuments of fish-themed characters designed by Fujiko, and an automaton clock based one of his biggest works, Ninja Hattori. And the Himi City Shiokaze Gallery also displays original panels and more in the Fujiko Fujio (A) Art Collection.

    A day visit to Himi in Japan. Home of the celebrated artist Motoo Abiko credited with writing Ninja Hattori - manga art. The decorations on the street makes the street more colourful, and it...

  • Suwamachi Street
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    Toyama Pref. Toyamashi Yatsuomachisuwamachi
    This cobbled street in Suwamachi, Yatsuo-machi, Toyama City is lined with traditional buildings with tiled roofs, white plaster walls, and latticed doors. The historic neighborhood is a popular spot for experiencing the atmosphere of days long past. It was even selected as one of 100 Best Roads in Japan. It is one of the venues of the Etchu Yatsuo Owara Kaze no Bon, the forlk music festival, held from the first to the third of September each year.
  • Iwase
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    Toyama Toyama-shi Iwase Chiku-ku
    This area faces Toyama bay, in northern Toyama City. The Kitamae-bune ships helped spur the growth of this port town as they carried goods on the Sea of Japan from the Edo into the Meiji periods, and many buildings of Kaisen donya wholesaler in port are still preserved today, maintaining the old atmosphere. The house of the Mori family, Kaisen donya which made their fortunes in shipping, is a nationally registered Important Cultural Property.
  • Senbo Kawa Walkway
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    Toyama Takaoka-shi Kizu
  • Matsukawa Isobe Levee Walkway
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    Toyama Toyama-shi Isobemachi
  • Kanayamachi
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    Toyama Takaoka-shi Kanayamachi
  • Yokamachi Dori
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    Toyama Nanto-shi Inami
  • Zentokuji Temple Mae‧Ishidatami no Michi
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    Toyama Nanto-shi Johana
  • Hatchomichi
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    Toyama Takaoka-shi Higashi Ueseki
  • Kokudo 304 Go
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    Toyama Nanto-shi-Ishikawa Kanazawa-shi

Toyama Areas

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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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