Kamiichi town is blessed with ancient history, rich culture and abundant nature.
The famous Ooiwasan Nissekiji Temple, established in 1300, flourished as a tantric Buddhist temple. Here you can experience a Buddhist training program, which has even attracted visitors from abroad. Gammokuzan Ryusenji Temple, built in the 1300’s, is also a notable temple linked to mountain worship.
The Tateyama mountain range of the Northern Alps is one of Japan's most stunning scenic locations, which used to be a symbolic place of mountain worship. Additionally, Tsurugidake is the only glacier in Japan, an awe-inspiring site that brings may visitors to Kamiichi town, nestled at the foot of this stunning moutain. A paradise for hikers, there are many different trekking routes you can explore to discover the mountain, ocean and rural scenery of Toyama. Make sure to fill up on the pure local spring water before heading out.
Enjoy a taste of the relaxed rural lifestyle in beautiful Kamiichi!