Prefectural capital:Toyama City
The production volume of tulip bulbs that are produced in Toyama Prefecture is the first in Japan. Tonami Tulip Park is a famous tourist destination. And Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route that represents Japanese mountain tourism route, is getting popular all over the world. There are tourist destinations such as The Kurobe Dam in the Route.
You should visit “The Historic Villages of Shirakawa-gō and Gokayama”, UNESCO World Heritage Site. These villages are well known for their houses constructed in the architectural style known as gasshō-zukuri. By the way, pharmaceutical production is thriving in Toyama. About 300 years ago, sales of pharmaceutical products was launched in this region. Drug deliverers called “Kusuriuri of Toyama” had sold all over the country. As a result, Toyama’s pharmaceutical indutry has developed particularly.