- The Tateyama Peaks, URL: http://www.sizenken.biodic.go.jp/live/view.php?camera_no=98, address: Ashikuraji, Tateyama-machi, Nakaniikawa-gun, Toyama, site title: “Internet Nature Information System”
- Tateyama Town, URL: http://www.town.tateyama.toyama.jp/pub/live/ImagePage.html, camera titles: Tateyama Mountain Range (Tateyama Town Hall), Mt. Oyama, the Main Mountain (Tateyama Ashikura Elementary School), site title: Tateyama Photo collection
- Nakaniikawa-gun, Toyama, URL: http://www.alpen-route.com/live_camera/murodou.html, camera titles: Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route ① Murodo, ② Daikanbo, ③ Midagahara, site title: Tateyamakurobekanko Ltd.
- Tateyama, Tateyama Town, URL: http://www.murodou.co.jp/index.htm, address: Tateyama Murodo Villa, Murodo, Ashikuraji, Tateyama-cho, Nakaniikawa-gun, Toyama 930-1406, camera titles: ① Mt. Tateyama from Murodo Lodge, ② Murodo Terminal, Mt. Dainichi, Mt. Oku Dainichi, site title: Tateyama Murodo Lodge
- Kurobe Dam, URL: http://www.kurobe-dam.com/livecamera/index.html, address: Kurobe Dam, Ashikuraji, Tateyama-cho, Nakaniikawa-gun, Toyama, camera title: The state of the Kurobe Dam, site title: Kurobe Dam Official Site
- Tateyama, URL: http://www.hrr.mlit.go.jp/tateyama/bousai/index.html, camera titles: ① Tateyama Caldera Observatory, ② Shomyo Waterfall, ③ Shiraiwa Sabo Dam, ④ Mukudani, ⑤ Magawa Second Dam, ⑥ Senjugahara, ⑦ Hongu Dam, site title: Tateyama Sabo (Erosion Control) Office
- Throughout the Northern Alps, URL: http://www.alps-kanko.jp/, camera titles: Azusa River, Norikura Kogen, Azumi, Kamikochi, site title: Alps mountain Township
- Toyama University, URL: http://www.u-toyama.ac.jp/access/gofuku/camera.html, camera titles: Gofuku Campus Live Camera, ① College Main Street, ② Tateyama mountain range from campus, ③ Near the university main gate, ④ Student union building, ⑤ Faculty of Engineering Library, ⑥Engineering Coop, site
title: University of Toyama, address: Gofuku Campus, 3190 Gofuku, Toyama-shi, Toyama 930-0887
- Toyama, URL: http://188.8.131.52/livehtml/, Tateyama, the Kure Yu, the Toyama Bay, rich mountain city aspects, site title: Tateyama LIVE video
- Toyama Station, URL: http://www.vlink-inc.co.jp/bb/camera2.html, camera title: Toyama Station Live Camera, site title: V-LINK Co., Ltd, address: VLink Co., Ltd., 2705 Jono, Hachio-machi, Toyama-shi, Toyama 939-2314
- Rivers and Roads in Toyama, URL: http://www.hrr.mlit.go.jp/toyama/, site title: Toyama Office of River and National Highway
- Kurehayama, URL: http://www.vlink-inc.co.jp/bb/camera1.html, camera title: Kurehayama summit panorama, site title: V-LINK Co., Ltd.
- Uozu City, URL: http://www.city.uozu.toyama.jp/uz-vod/mirage_live/index.html, camera title: Mirage Camera, ① Iwase, Toyama City, ② Ikuji, Kurobe City, site title: Uozu Video library
- Toyama Bay, URL: http://www6.kaiho.mlit.go.jp/09kanku/fushiki/livecamera.html, camera title: Video from Fushiki Directional Lights, address: Fushiki Coast Guard, 11-15 Fushikinishiki-machi, Takaoka-shi, Toyama 933-0105, site title: Maritime Information and Communication System
- Toyama Bay, URL: http://www3.nsknet.or.jp/~amaharasi/liveapplet.htm, camera title: the female rock from Amaharashi Coast, Toyama Bay, site title: Amaharashi Tourist Association, address: Ota, Takaoka-shi, Toyama 933-0133
- Himi City, URL: http://www.city.himi.toyama.jp/hp/menu000003600/hpg000003524.htm, camera titls: ① Nadaura Coast, ② Aiyama Garden, ③Himi fishing port curb market “Himi Banya Street”, site title: Himi City Hall
- Oyabe City, URL: http://www.city.oyabe.toyama.jp/sougou/livecamera.htm, camera title: Views from Crossland Tower, site title: Oyabe City Hall, address: Oyabe City Hall, 1-1 Honmachi, Oyaba-shi, Toyama 932-0057
- Nanto City, URL: http://www.city.nanto.toyama.jp/cms-sypher/www/kanko/livecam/index.html, camera titles: ① Taira District, Taira Sky Area, ② Kamitaira District, Takanbo SKy Area, ③ Snow Valley Toga, ④ Fukuko District, IOX-AROSA Sky AREA, ⑤ Inami District, Kanjoji Park, ⑥ Taira District, Ainokura Gassho
Shuraku (Village), ⑦ Kamitaira District, Lake Katsura, ⑧ Toga District, International Camp Site, ⑨ Taira District, Shonogawakyo Dam Lake, ⑩ Kamitaira District, Suganuma Gassho Village, ⑪ Toga District, Meiso no Sato (the Village of Meditation), ⑫ Johana District, Sakuragaike Climbing Center, ⑬ Iguchi District, Yuyu Land Hanatsubaki, ⑭ Fukumitsu District, Fukumitsu Administration center, ⑮ Fukuno District, Horticultural Botanical Gardens, site title: Nanto City Tourism Guide
- Kurobe River basin, URL: http://www.hrr.mlit.go.jp/kurobe/bousai/index.html, camera titles: Sabo dam rivers and coastal areas, water level and rainfall images and observation point, site title: Kurobe River Office Disaster Information System
- Throughout Toyama, URL: http://www.hrr.mlit.go.jp/toyama/bousainet/kasen/, camera titles: Prefecture west area, Prefecture in western North area, Prefecture center area, Prefecture eastern area, Tateyama, Hida, site title: Disaster prevention net Toyama, National Highway and River Office in Toyama
- Toyama Prefectural Road, URL: http://www.palro.go.jp/toyamadouro/Map.htm#top, camera title: Toyama Prefecture Road Conditions Live, site title: Pallet Toyama Official Website, Toyama River and National Highway Construction Office
Toyama Prefecture Tourism Information
The prefectural capital is Toyama City. The prefecture population is about 1.08 million people. Once it was called “Ecchu Province”. It is known as an area of heavy snowfall, and it is famous for “Tateyama mountain range”, “Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route” and “Shirakawa-go”. It is the nation’s leading rice producer, and tulip, dried persimmons and jumbo watermelon are also known as specialty products. There are some local cuisines such as “Masuzushi,” the pressed sushi that seasoned the trout in vinegar, and “Buri-daikon (Yellowtail Japanese radish),”
discarded portions of buri (yellowtail) that are boiled with soy sauce together with daikon (Japanese radish).
“Tateyama” refers to the three mountains, Oyama, Onanjiyama and Fuji-no-oritate, and the mountain that is called “Tateyama” does not exist. Any mountain of the the three is an altitude of 3,000m class mountain, and it is only Tateyama where there is glacier in Japan.
“Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route” is the mountain tourist route connecting the Ogizawa Station of Nagano Prefecture and Tateyama Station of Toyama Prefecture, which was opened in 1971. One million people of tourists visit in every year. Using cable car, bus and the ropeway, you can cross the border. The straight-line distance between the stations is about 25km, but Tateyama Station is at an altitude of 475m and Murodo Station is at an altitude of 2,450m, and it it the root of the height difference of about 2km. In the middle of the route there is the “Kurobe Dam”, the majestic scenery and the discharge from the dam from June to October of each year have become tourist specialties. “Kurobe Dam” was completed over the years from 1956 seven years. The length of the dam is 492m and the height of 186m is the highest in Japan, and the total storage capacity is 200 million cubic meters. You can enjoy superb views of the huge Kurobe Dam, Tateyama mountain range and the Northern Alps from the observatory at an altitude of 1500m.
In addition, “Snow Otani” appears in the Alpine route from April to June every year. The Alpine route is opened by shoveling snow in the heavy snowfall area, but the walls of snow made by the snow removal is the height of 20m in snowy year. In “Snow Otani, “the walls of the huge snow, you can not only take a bus, but you can also walk in the
limited time of the event, “Snow Otani walk”. Rather than passing quickly by bus, you can walk the Murodo of altitude 2450m while feeling the big wall of snow.