Chubu Map Niigata Area Toyama Area Ishikawa Area Fukui Area Yamanashi Area Nagano Area Gifu Area Shizuoka Area Aichi Area

Chubu is the largest region on Honshu island, consisting of nine prefectures: Toyama, Yamanashi, Aichi, Niigata, Ishikawa, Fukui, Shizuoka, Gifu and Nagano. The Japan Alps stretches from north to south, covering a large area in across different prefectures. Aside from that, Chubu is also home to the well-known Mount Fuji. This region is characterized by many distinctive characteristics, where you’ll experience a mixture of old and contemporary cultures in the traditional arts, agriculture and its prosperous modern industries.