Please note that the contents correspond to the information promulgated on 30 September 2015 and may differ from the actual conditions.
All indicated prices basically include taxes.
Editing collaboration: GOOD LUCK TRIP
|Address||11 Kurobekyokokuguchi, Kurobe City|
|Business hours||The first train departs from Unazuki Stn.: 7:32, the last train: 15:40 (subject to change depending on season)|
|Access||Walk for 5 min. from JR Toyama Sta. to Dentetsu Toyama Sta. Take the Toyama Chitetsu Line for 102 min. and get off at Unazukionsen Sta. It's a 5 min. walk to a station of Kurobe Gorge Railway.|
|Closed||It runs from December until mid-April. (It varies according to the amount of snow accumulated.)|
|Fee||Adult: ¥1,710 Child:¥860 (from Unazuki Stn. to Keyakidaira Stn.), Adult:¥1,210 Child:¥610(from Unazuki Stn. to Kanetsuri Stn.)|
It took approx. 20 years to build the family temple of Toshinaga Maeda, the second generation daimyo of the Kaga Domain. Zuiryu-ji features a magnificent arrangement of the temple buildings and the Sanmon gate, the Buddha Hall as well as the Lecture Hall have been designated as a national treasure.
Kanaya-machi is the birthplace of Takaoka's copper casting. Visitors can experience copperware production for themselves while admiring the beautiful street of houses bringing together cobblestone alleys and latticed windows. Of course, visitors can enjoy shopping, too.
In Gokayama, which is registered as a Cultural World Heritage, you can find the two villages of Ainokura and Suganuma, which belong to the "Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama" and feature Gassho-zukuri (prayer-hands construction) style architecture. Some facilities offer experiences in Gokayama washi paper making (fee applies).