When you are in the village of Gassho-style houses with traditional steep rafter roof in Mt. Gokayama, which is a registered world heritage, and surrounded by the peaceful environment, you should feel as if you are out of the flow of time. Another sightseeing highlight is the fantastic mirage in Uozu. It requires multiple conditions to match for mirage to appear. The biggest sightseeing attraction in Toyama is the Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route. When you are in Toyama, you should try trout oshizushi (sushi rice and processed trout pressed in a mold). You can taste oshizushi as a box lunch sold at railroad stations, so you can enjoy the taste as well as the scenery from the train window.
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