Toyama Prefecture (富山県 Toyama-ken) is a prefecture of Japan located in the Hokuriku region on the main Honshu island. The capital is the city of Toyama.

Toyama is the leading industrial prefecture on the Japan Sea coast, and has the industrial advantage of cheap electricity from abundant hydroelectric resources. It also contains East Asia’s only known glaciers outside Russia, first recognized in 2012.

 

Tourism

Winter in Kenrokuen

The most popular destination in Ishikawa is Kanazawa. Tourists can get to Ishikawa by plane via either the Komatsu or Noto airports. Popular sites include:

  • 1000 Rice Fields
  • 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
  • Chirihama Driveway
  • Higashi-chaya district in Kanazawa
  • Ishikawa Prefectural Museum of Art
  • Kaga hot-springs district
  • Kenroku-en
  • Mount Haku
  • Shibayama Lagoon
  • Wajima Morning Market

 

Site of Toyama :

http://www.pref.toyama.jp/english/