9 SPECIAL PREFECTURE
Stretching from the snow capped Japanese Alps to the Sea of Japan, Toyama offers a true mix of nature, city, and culture. Explore World Heritage traditional farmhouses in Gokayama, and marvel at the incredible wall of snow on the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route. Toyama Castle Park is a must-see, as is the futuristic Toyama Glass Museum. Be sure to try the local seafood, fresh from Toyama Bay!