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Kurobe Dam, Tateyama-machi

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Experience one of the most remarkable views of serene nature in the Northern Alps at Kurobe Dam. Listed as Japan's largest arch dam with a height of 186 m (610 ft), the graceful structure represents a daring engineering feat that claimed the lives of 171 people. Head out to the observation deck and hear the roar of gushing water as it creates a cloud of spray. Take a ride on an excursion boat to explore Lake Kurobe and observe the alpine plants, beech trees, and cold springs. The dam brings more than a million tourists each year between late June and mid-October, so plan your trip accordingly. Also, carry warm clothing, since the dam lies surrounded by 3,000 m (9,800 ft) tall mountains. Take a look at our Tateyama-machi vacation builder to schedule your visit to Kurobe Dam and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Think over many years but many people sacrificed so great a great dam, made by hand and chest pain. Turns out this monument there was really hard. Had had to discharge water!! ︎ great power is!! ︎ power and water was very cool!! ︎ paste trolley or tram to arrive and staff views!! ︎ healed ^ ^
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  • Visited the sunny summer is breathtaking. Available on the official website to download the recommended course guide. A lottery or flat and the weather is different, so its best to go.
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  • I can't go without trolley, cable car and headed to the dam from Nagano Prefecture side, heading from the Toyama Prefecture. Hideaway can be said, and said Japan's most famous dam. Charges and the views from the observation deck, spectacular. Water cannon, was expected in Japan.
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