Toyama attractions

Buddhist Temple in Toyama


This hilltop temple has a wonderful outlook, but you've come to see the 500-plus stone statues of rakan (Buddha's disciples) lined up in the forest. It's a serene place, even if all you're contemplating is the shiro…
Park in Toyama

Kansui Park

This immaculately maintained park built on reclaimed land around Toyama's canal and lock system is a wonderful place for a stroll or picnic. It's a popular spot with locals in the warmer months and has plenty of att…
Museum in Toyama

Toyama Municipal Folkcraft Village

Here you'll find folk art, ceramics, sumi-e (ink brush paintings) and more in a cluster of hillside buildings. Toyama's free Museum Bus (10 minutes, hourly from 10.30am to 4.30pm) can get you here from in front of t…
Landmark in Toyama

Kurobe Dam

This massive dam, completed in 1963, is central to the Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route.