Set on the coast of the Sea of Japan, Toyama gets hit with more than 143 inches of snow per year, though it also enjoys hot, humid summers. The city is next to Nagano, site of the 1998 Winter Olympics, and is also home to the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, the famous mountain sightseeing route that has an altitude change of 1,975 meters, or 6,479.66 feet.

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Shogawa Gorge, Tonami, Toyama, Japan, winter, snow

Shogawa Gorge庄川峡ToyamaEnjoy the scenery from a pleasure Koma.

Shogawa Gorge, Tonami, Toyama, Japan, winter, snow

Shogawa Gorge庄川峡ToyamaEnjoy the scenery from a pleasure Koma.

Gassho-zukuri Village of Gokayama Suganuma, toyama, japan, worldheritage

Gassho-zukuri Village of Gokayama Suganuma, toyama, japan, worldheritage

Toyama Castle :: Toyama, Japan

Toyama Castle :: Toyama (富山) Japan ♥ ♡༺✿ ☾♡ ♥ ♫ La-la-la Bonne vie ♪ ♥❀ ♢♦ ♡ ❊ ** Have a Nice Day! ** ❊ ღ‿ ❀♥ ~ Mon June 2015 ~ ❤♡༻ ☆༺❀ .

Sunbathed village, Gokayama, Japan  This old and still self-sustaining village is located in a deep mountainous region that was cut off from the rest of the world for a  long period of time.

Travel Inspiration for Japan - Sunbathed village, Gokayama, Japan This old and still self-sustaining village is located in a deep mountainous region that was cut off from the rest of the world for a long period of time.

Fascinated by this realife event every year in Toyama, Japan when bio-luminescent Japanese Firefly squid gather on the beaches to mate & then die. #dreamtrip

Fascinated by this realife event every year in Toyama, Japan when bio-luminescent Japanese Firefly squid gather on the beaches to mate & then die.

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