Yatsuo / Tonami is a region located in western Toyama prefecture. It includes the cities of Tonami and Oyabe.
For sightseeing, there are the main streets of Suwamachi Street where old-fashioned Traditional Townscape of Yatsuo and castle walls remain, and the Yatsuo Owara Museum which introduces Yatsuo ’s traditional festival, "Owara Kaze no Bon." Another popular spot for visitors to Toyama is the tulip-themed botanical garden TONAMI TULIP GALLERY, which boasts the largest shipment of tulips in Japan.
It is convenient to have a car for getting around this area. Traditional Townscape of Yatsuo ape is a 10 minute ride bus from EtchuYatsuo Station on the JR Takayama Main line. Hikiyama Tenji Joemae is the nearest bus stop. From Tokyo Station to Yatsuo Station, it takes about 3 hours by Hokuriku bullet train or conventional railway.
Tourism information: Yao / Tonami
Map: Yao / Tonami