Reasons to Choose Japan

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Toyama Prefecture is famous for Kurobe Dam and firefly squid. In recent years, the opening of the Hokuriku Shinkansen has shortened the distance and has brought convenience to the capital metropolitan area. It is a prefecture that you can enjoy in any time you visit!


Famous places / spots recommended by locals

Kurobe Dam

Kurobe Dam

Japan's largest arch dam. The highlight is the water discharge that takes place from early summer to autumn. If you are lucky, you may see a rainbow! "Kurobe Dam Curry", which resembles curry as Kurobe Dam, is very unique!

Tateyama Alpain Route

Tateyama Alpain Route

From mid-April to mid-June, "Snow Corridor" will appear and you can enjoy the pure white silver world. Many people come from overseas to see the magnificent snow scene at a glance.

Foods recommended by locals

  • Toyama black Chinese noodle

    Toyama black Chinese noodle

    The true identity of "BLACK" is a soup made by boiling dark soy sauce. This impact is popular.

  • Masu-Zushi


    Masu-Zushi is a pressed sushi wrapped in bamboo grass, which is a traditional Toyama specialty. You can also buy it as an ekiben.

Climate (temperature / precipitation)

Temperature (°C)

Temperature (°C) (Source: Japan Metrogical Agency)

Precipitation (mm)

Precipitation (mm) (Source: Japan Metrogical Agency)

The average annual temperature is about 14.1°C. The climate characteristic is large amount of snowfall due to the winter monsoon. Particularly, the mountains are one of the most heavy snowfall areas in the world.

Cost of living

Rent is based on the research by the national rental management system business assosiation, and others are based on the statistical data by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communication.

  • Rent


    40,559 yen

  • Electricity


    4,712 yen

  • Water


    2,047 yen

  • Ramen
    (Eating out)

    Ramen(Eating out)

    667 yen

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