Toyama Map

Toyama is the largest of all the Japanese cities taking up a significant portion of the. The city of Toyama is located at the foot-hills of the Tateyama mountain range. The snow capped azure mountains gifts the city residents with breath taking view all through the year.
Though this city was popular since medieval times the official recognition was received only in 1889. The city of Toyama has gained significance as the tourist destination over the years due to its incredible natural assets and also the rich culture and tradition. The city was badly affected during the Second World War but has evolved from the tragedy in recent times. At present the city has more than four lakhs citizens.

One of the major places of attraction in Toyama is the City Museum which is an integral part of the Toyama castle. Varied items related to the history of the city and the local works of art are displayed in this museum. Toyama city hosts some of the traditional festivals of Japan with great pomp and splendor. Like the'Owara Kaze-no-bon' which is the national dance festival. During summer the city officials holds a dance contest which is one of the main tourist attractions.

Apart from the cultural attractions the natural marvels in and around the Tateyama mountain range fascinates visitors from worldwide. Hot springs spas to ski resorts all provide a perfect retreat to the vacationers. There are about eleven spots from where incredible sight of the Tateyama mountain range can be enjoyed.

Whatever may be the season beauty of the city of Toyama will always keep you awestruck!

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Last Updated on: December 13th, 2017