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Toyama Prefecture is famous for Kurobe Dam and firefly squid. In recent years, the opening of the Hokuriku Shinkansen has shortened the distance and has brought convenience to the capital metropolitan area. It is a prefecture that you can enjoy in any time you visit!

Climate (temperature / precipitation)



Source:Japan Metrogical Agency

The average annual temperature is about 14.1 ° C. The climate characteristic is large amount of snowfall due to the winter monsoon. Particularly, the mountains are one of the most heavy snowfall areas in the world.

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Foods recommended by locals

Toyama black Chinese noodle

pic_dummy.pngThe true identity of "BLACK" is a soup made by boiling dark soy sauce. This impact is popular.


pic_dummy.pngMasu-Zushi is a pressed sushi wrapped in bamboo grass, which is a traditional Toyama specialty. You can also buy it as an ekiben.

Famous places / spots recommended by locals

Kurobe Dam

pic_dummy.pngJapan's largest arch dam. The highlight is the water discharge that takes place from early summer to autumn. If you are lucky, you may see a rainbow! "Kurobe Dam Curry", which resembles curry as Kurobe Dam, is very unique!
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Tateyama Alpain Route

pic_dummy.pngFrom mid-April to mid-June, "Snow Corridor" will appear and you can enjoy the pure white silver world. Many people come from overseas to see the magnificent snow scene at a glance.
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