Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Tateyama-machi

4.6
#1 of 168 in Scenic Drive in Japan
Enjoy a spectacular journey through the northern Japanese Alps at Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route. Accompanied by the picturesque scenery of the Tateyama mountain range along the way, you’ll switch between various modes of transport, including a cable car and ropeway. In the winter, the route boasts a towering snow corridor for pedestrians, with walls up to 13 m (43 ft) high. As you near the end of the trip, you can't miss the gigantic Kurobe Dam. At 186 m (610 ft) high, Japan’s tallest dam discharges up to 15 tons of water per second from June to early November. Amenities along the way include restaurants, gift shops, and restrooms. Plan to visit Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route during your Tateyama-machi vacation using our convenient Tateyama-machi trip itinerary builder app .
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  • It's a lot of fun switching from one form of transport to another all along the route, and the scenery is beautiful. We had a beautiful cool day with bright blue skies, would recommend this to anyone.  more »
  • We put up a night at Shinano Omachi so that we can catch the first local bus at 6:15 am to Ogizawa. We arranged with our hotel to sent our luggage bags to our hotel at Toyama tomorrow. By starting ear...  more »
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