Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Tateyama-machi

4.6
#1 of 167 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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  • I came out of Ogizawa to Tateyama. Even though I was not confident in my physical strength, I was glad to see the scenery of Daikanmine and Murodo. The scenery was reflected like a mirror in the pond. It must have been the best thing to be blessed with the weather. I wanted to stay in Murodo and see the starry sky if I had a chance.
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  • We approached from Nagano, stayed overnight in Midagahara, and chose the route to go through to Toyama. It was rainy season, but the weather somehow had, and the scenery of the mountains was excellent.
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