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Kurobe Dam, Tateyama-machi
(4.6/5 based on 480+ reviews on the web)
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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  • With any of the beautiful viewpoints. Territory is small. Three viewpoints: wit the top level view of the dam, a dam on the view from the other side of the Lake.
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  • Dam was built in Showa 30's is a great thing. You can see the documentary also ran through the dam view stand or rest house, newly opens new perspectives and there is special. Why be filled if, after watching the video, now want to stop at the martyrs monument. Over tourist water weather mountains close to look better and happier. The rain from the Kurobe dam station in tunnel Observatory can go to. However, the outside stairs and tunnels which are stairs. I'm 0/1955 Japan was filled with hope.
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  • Impressed me more than I thought. You could see over the Rainbow takes just as seen on picture postcards.
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