Drug-selling companies accumulated vast amount of money through their unique business method and capabilities. They invested in financial institutions, hydropower, railway and manufacturing industries, and build a foundation of modern industry during the Meiji period (1868-1912). Toyama's first hydraulic power plant built in 1899 enabled the supply of abundant and cheap electric power. As a result, more and more modern factories were built. There are many museums in the town. Although most buildings in the town were burned down by air attacks during WWII, the town was dramatically reconstructed after the war and numerous cultural facilities and museums were built in the tidy town. The prefectural Toyama Suiboku Museum was the first ink painting museum established in Japan. Its Japanese garden is attractive.?


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