CHUBU

Chubu is the central region of Japan's Honshu island and includes Mount Fuji.

Chubu is often further divided into three more areas, namely Tōkai (東海) for the southern Pacific coast, Kōshin'etsu (甲信越) for the northern Sea of Japan coast and Hokuriku (北陸) for the rest.

CHUBU MAP

Chubu Map

CHUBU PREFECTURES

Aichi Prefecture

Aichi Prefecture
Aichi Prefecture is in Chubu Region on the island of Honshu. The capital of Aichi Prefecture is Nagoya. Aichi Prefecture is famous for being the home of Toyota Company. In addition to the ma...

Fukui Prefecture
Fukui Prefecture is on the coast of the Sea of Japan in Chubu Region. Fukui City is the capital city of Fukui Prefecture. Fukui Prefecture attractions are the Ichijodani Asakura Family Histo...

Gifu Prefecture

Gifu Prefecture
Gifu Prefecture is close to the center of island of Honshu in the Chubu region. The capital of Gifu Prefecture is Gifu city, however the prefecture includes two cities which are popular with...

Ishikawa Prefecture

Ishikawa Prefecture
Ishikawa Prefecture is in the Chubu region on Honshu island, Japan. Ishikawa is on the Sea of Japan coast. The northern part of the Ishikawa Prefecture consists of the narrow Noto Peninsula,...

Nagano Prefecture

Nagano Prefecture
Nagano Prefecture is a mountainous region, in the Chubu region of central Japan. The capital of Nagano Prefecture is Nagano City. Other major cities include Matsumoto and Azumino. Nagano Pre...

Niigata Prefecture
Niigata Prefecture covers the area of central Japan from the Sea of Japan coast inland into the Japanese Alps within the Chubu region. The capital city of Niigata Prefecture is Niigata city....

Shizuoka Prefecture

Shizuoka Prefecture
Shizuoka Prefecture covers the area from the Pacific Ocean coastline inland to the Japanese Alps including part of Mt Fuji in the Chubu region. The capital city of Shizuoka Prefecture is Shi...

Toyama Prefecture
Toyama Prefecture is along the coastline facing the Sea of Japan in the Chubu region on Honshu island. The capital of Toyama Prefecture is Toyama City. Toyama Prefecture attractions include ...

Yamanashi Prefecture

Yamanashi Prefecture
Yamanashi Prefecture is near Mt Fuji in the Chubu region on the island of Honshu. The capital city of Yamanashi Prefecture is Kofu. Yamanashi Prefecture includes Fujiyoshida, the largest cit...

CHUBU PREFECTURE CAPITAL

Fukui
Fukui is the capital city of Fukui Prefecture, which is in Chubu Region. Fukui City is on the coast of the Sea of Japan. Fukui is famous for the Ichijodani Asakura Family Gardens, Fukui Cast...

Gifu

Gifu
Gifu is the capital city of Gifu Prefecture in the Chubu region of central Japan. Gifu is close to Nagoya. Gifu is famous for Gifu Castle, Gifu Park, Mt. Kinka Cable Car and many museums in ...

Kanazawa

Kanazawa
Kanazawa is a very attractive city with its famous Kenrokuen Garden (one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan), Kanazawa Castle, nostalgic Geisha town (second only to Kyoto), many museums and...

Kofu
Kofu is the capital of Yamanashi Prefecture and is close to Mt Fuji. Kofu attractions include Kofu Castle within Maizuru Castle Park, Kai-Zenko Temple, Takeda Shrine, Yumura Spa and Yamanash...

Nagano
Nagano is the capital city of Nagano Prefecture, situated near the junction of the Chikuma River and the Sai River on the island of Honshu, in the Chubu region. Nagano was the host city to t...

Nagoya

Nagoya
Nagoya is in Aichi Prefecture, in the Chubu region of Honshu, the main island in Japan. The hub of the Aichi Prefecture, Nagoya is Japan's fourth-largest city. The focal points of this spraw...

Niigata
Niigata is the capital city of Niigata Prefecture in the Chubu region of Japan. Niigata became a free port following the Meiji Restoration, and today is the largest city along the Sea of Jap...

Shizuoka
Shizuoka is the capital of Shizuoka Prefecture Chubu. Shizuoka city features views of nearby Mt Fuji, but has several other attractions including the reconstructed Sunpu Castle and several s...

Toyama
Toyama is the capital city of Toyama Prefecture is in the Chubu region on Honshu island, Japan. Toyama is famous for its Toyama Castle, Museum of Modern Art and the Botanica Gardens of Toyam...

Author: Craig Fryer

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