Enjoy conveyor belt sushi made with seafood straight from Himi Port, or other local specialties like Himi udon noodles, Himi beef, Himi curry, and plenty of other delicious dishes you can only enjoy in Himi. You can also find plenty of great seafood items like fresh seafood caught nearby, as well as prepared seafood items, at a variety of shops offering Toyama Bay seafood. Himi Banyagai also features a great selection of souvenir shops offering items like character merchandise, delicious foods, and more — or you can simply relax and enjoy the sea breeze and the harbor market atmosphere, as a lovely way to experience Himi.
|Address||25-5 Kitao-machi, Himi, Toyama 935-0004|
|Closed||January 1 (Seafood shops reopen on the same day as the first seafood auction of the year)|
• 5 min. taxi ride from JR Himi Station
• 12 min. Kaetsunou Bus ride from JR Himi Station
• 20 min. walk from JR Himi Station
By Car: • 8 min. from Himi IC on the Noetsu Expressway
Shinminato Kittokito Market at Shinminato Fisherman’s Wharf is a great place to enjoy fantastic seafood brought ashore at Shinminato Fishing Port, like Japanese glass shrimp — the “jewels of Toyama Bay” — red snow crab, firefly squid, yellowtail, snow crab, Japanese ivory shell, and much more.
Kittokito-tei, the restaurant here, offers delicious dishes made with seafood caught the same morning. The market also offers a great variety of souvenirs made with the finest ingredients from both land and sea.
|Address||1 Kaio-machi, Imizu, Toyama 934-0023|
|Hours||9:00 to 17:00 (May vary by season/by store)|
|Closed||Open 7 days a week (Some shops may close on certain days)|
• From JR Takaoka Station, take the Manyosen tram to Higashi Shinminato Station (40 min.), then walk 10 min.
By Car: • 25 min. from Kosugi IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
• 30 min. from Takaoka IC on the Noetsu Expressway
• 35 min. from Tonami IC (via Kosugi IC on the Hokuriku Expressway)
• 75 min. from Shirakawago IC (via Kosugi IC on the Tokai-Hokuriku Expressway)
Seaside Station Shinkiro is a great destination to try the delicious foods of Uozu. Enjoy freshly caught seasonal seafood from Uozu Port, or pick up seasonal produce, famous local snacks and sweets, local folk crafts, and more from Jantokoi-ichi. There are also restaurants, including Gengenbo, which is run by the Uozu Fisheries Cooperative. The event space hosts flea markets, and morning markets twice a month (2nd and 4th Sunday of each month), and every weekend, there’s hama-yaki seaside seafood grilling! Relax and enjoy fresh seafood with a magnificent view of Toyama Bay — and if you’re lucky, you might even see a mirage over the water!
|Address||2500-2 Muraki Teibowari, Uozu, Toyama 937-0053|
|Telephone No.||0765-24-4301（Uozu Seaside Plaza）|
|Hours||9:00 to 18:00|
|Closed||2nd Wednesday of each month
(open every day in May, Aug., and Dec.)
• 5 min. drive from Uozu Station on the Ainokaze Toyama Railway
By Car: • 7 min. from Uozu IC on the Hokuriku Expressway
The perfect place for seafood lovers to get their fill of outstanding seafood from Kurobe! Featuring two buildings: at Toretate-kan, visitors can buy fresh seafood from the fishing port or prepared seafood products and local specialties, which make great souvenirs. Dekitate-kan offers restaurants where visitors can grill seafood on their own, or enjoy sushi or traditional seaside dishes. The terrace is a great place to relax, too, with magnificent views of the Sea of Japan and a refreshing cool foot bath. Ikuji Fish Station makes a great destination to try the best seasonal seafood from Toyama Bay and Kurobe Port!
|Address||265 Ikuji-nakaku, Kurobe, Toyama 938-0072|
Kurobe Fisheries Cooperative:0765-57-0101
|Hours||Toretate-kan: 9:00 to 18:00
Dekitate-kan: 11:00 to 15:00 and 17:00 to 22:00
(Closed 15:00 to 17:00)
• 25 min. walk from Ikuji Station on the Ainokaze Toyama Railway
• 7 min. drive from Kurobe Station on the Ainokaze Toyama Railway
By Car: • 15 min. from Kurobe IC on the Hokuriku Expressway