The hikiyama (or giant floats) which are the main stars of Kunchi, are on display all year round here at Hikiyama Exhibition Hall, which is located next to Karatsu Shrine. The history of hikiyama dates back to 1819 when Akajishi, or red lion, was made as an offering to the shrine.
The Toyama Art Creation Center includes the Toyama City Performing Arts Theater and is located between Toyama Station and Fugan Canal Kansui Park. The Museum of Modern Art Toyama and the adjacent Toyama Science Museum are both in Jonan Park, about 1.3 km south of Toyama-johshi Park. Toyama Prefectural Suiboku Museum is dedicated to sumi ink paintings.
Did you know that there is a Starbucks in Toyama that is known for its breathtaking beauty? The store can be found within the Fugan Unga Kansui Park. Located alongside the Fugan Canal, this 9.6 hectare park is full of nature and is home to a bird sanctuary frequented by wild birds as well as an outdoor theater.
| 1, Nunosemachi, Toyama-shi, Toyama - Sakurabashi Street This park has a 3.5-kilometer promenade that has been created with 500 cherry trees along the Matsukawa River which flows through the center of the city.
Mount Yakushi (薬師岳, Yakushi-dake) is one of the 100 Famous Japanese Mountains, reaching the height of 2,926 m (9,600 ft). It is situated in Japan's Hida Mountains in Toyama Prefecture. It was specified for Chūbu-Sangaku National Park on December 4, 1934.
Mt. Dainichi is a fantastic alternative for those who don't have the experience or skills for climbing the 'tough' peaks of the Kita Alps. In fact, it could possibly be the perfect peak for absolute beginners, as there are no chains or ladders or vertigo-inducing cliff faces.
Mt. Eboshi, or Shinto priest hat peak, is a knobby mountain perched on the northern shores of Lake Haruna in central Gunma Prefecture. The steep hike is filled with pristine forests, wild bamboo grass, and enticing views of the lake directly below.
At the Shogawa-onsen-kyo, a hot spring village where hot-spring inns are spotted along the rich limpid stream of the Sho-gawa River, you can enjoy tasting sweetfish or other fresh specialties, in addition to taking a soak in the hot spring to relax after the day's journey. Shogawa-machi Mizu Kinen Park (Water Memorial Park) has a huge fountain that spurts water up to 36 meters high and many other types of water, while a number of local wooden products are exhibited for sightseers.
This museum aims to spread and introduce the meaning of the Tateyama Sabo (control of soil erosion) work that has been carried out for almost 100 years in the Tateyama Caldera area, and to protect the majestic nature of Tateyama calderas (an unknown Tateyama) and the Toyama plains from the soil disasters.
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Ushidake Onsen is located within the boundaries of Toyama city, to the south west of the city centre, in Toyama Prefecture. Along with Tateyama Sanroku to the east, this is the nearest ski hill to central Toyama city. A Ropeway used to operate at this resort but that is no longer operating along with the Utopia area of the ski hill.