A 50% discount on sightseeing taxi fares is available to participants in a convention or conference held in Toyama who stay at least 1 night at a hotel in Toyama Prefecture.
Get the half-price coupon at the convention center’s information desk.
Information desk representatives will assist in contacting the taxi company.
Give the coupon to the driver upon pickup, pay the half-price fare when you reach your final destination.
|Normal taxi (1-4 passengers)||Jumbo taxi (5-9 passengers)|
|2 hour course||¥14,000 ¥7,000||¥20,000 ¥10,000|
|3 hour course||¥21,000 ¥10,500||¥30,000 ¥15,000|
|4 hour course||¥28,000 ¥14,000||¥40,000 ¥20,000|
|6 hour course||¥42,000 ¥21,000||¥60,000 ¥30,000|
At locations with this mark, show the Joyful Card in order to receive discounts,
free gifts, or other special privileges.
The 20-meter-high observation deck offers a fantastic view of the Iwase townscape, Toyama Bay, and Noto Peninsula in the distance.
Iwase flourished as a port town for Kitamae-bune trading ships. The residences of trading ship merchants were luxurious structures built using materials from around the country.
Stretching along the scenic Fugan Canal on the northern side of Toyama Station, this park is a beautiful oasis of greenery near the center of Toyama City. Don’t miss the popular canal cruise and the “most beautiful Starbucks in the world”!
Every September 1st – 3rd, the Owara Kaze-no-Bon festival is held in traditional and elegant town of Yatsuo. Young men and women in matching kimono dance gracefully through the lantern-lit streets, accompanied by a beautiful and haunting melody. The mysterious atmosphere fascinates visitors from all over Japan.
This hall displays the gorgeous floats paraded in the Hikiyama Festival. On the second and fourth Saturday of every month there are performances of the enchanting folk dance Owara Kaze no Bon.
Yatsuo washi (handmade paper) was used in a variety of ways, including making traditional medicine pouches. The museum displays the history of washi paper and various washi products, and visitors can also try their hand at making washi (reservations required).
Oiwasan Nissekiji is the head temple of the esoteric Shingon Sect of Buddhism. It is famous for the statue of the deity Fudo-myoo carved into a huge rock and the practice of standing under freezing waterfalls for meditation. Its popular somen noodles are a must, too!
Ganmokusan Ryusenji is a famous old temple of the Soto Sect of Buddhism. The approach is lined by 400-year-old hemlock trees, and the area is a certified “woodland therapy base.”
Oyama Shrine comprises three structures: the Chugu Kiganden, Zenritsu Shadan, and Mine Honsha. It is the center of mountain worship on Tateyama, one of the three most sacred mountains of Japan.
Zuiryuji was built as the family temple of the daimyo Maeda Toshinaga (1562–1614). The typical Zen layout of the buildings is a magnificent sight. The Butsuden (Hall of Buddha), Hodo (Lecture Hall), and Sanmon (Main Gate) are designated as national treasures.
The Great Buddha of Takaoka was constructed using the best of the area’s traditional casting techniques, and is a wonderful symbol of Takaoka bronze ware.
The Amaharashi Coast offers a splendid view of the 3,000-meter Tateyama Mountain Range across the sea. Legend has it that the warrior Minamoto no Yoshitsune (1159–89) sheltered under a rock here until a storm passed. Hence the name “Amaharashi,” which means “rain and shine.”
Himi Banya-gai is a souvenir shop and restaurant handling fresh seafood and farm products of the Himi area. Visitors can enjoy casual visits to the hot spring and footbath here as well.
This industrial tourist facility presents the manufacturing craftsmanship of YKK Corporation, which is the world’s top maker of fasteners.
This market sells fish and shellfish caught that very morning. Get some of the freshest and most delicious seafood around!
Visitors can take a tour of this factory-producing local Unazuki beer, dine in the restaurant and check out the shop as well. The beer-flavored ice cream is highly recommended!
Unazuki is Toyama’s premier hot-spring resort and also the starting point of the Kurobe Gorge Railway, famous for its narrow-gauge rail which runs along the cliffs of the gorge. You can experience the soothing waters of Unazuki for free in the public footbaths.
With elegant houses topped by steep roofs in the traditional gassho-style, the villages of Gokayama really do symbolize the original landscape of Japan. Enjoy char sushi at the Kamitaira Sasarakan road station, and experience making washi paper at the Taira Gokayama Washi-no-Sato road station.
This temple of the Jodo Shinshu Sect of Buddhism is the largest wooden structure in the Hokuriku region and is famous for its magnificent carvings. Several woodcarving workshops line the streets near the entrance to the temple.
This hall displays hundreds of products made by the traditional craft of Inami woodcarving, including transoms, lion masks, and other works of art.
Visitors can admire tulips throughout the year and also learn about the history and culture of tulips around the world.