Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Tateyama-machi
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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. Using our world travel planner, Tateyama-machi attractions like Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Maybe it was the pouring rain the day we went but the effort one has to put in to go this route was not worth the expense and trouble to me. There are around 150 stairs to climb and the attendants wer...  more »
  • We took train from Nagoya to Takayama- one of the best, super scenic ride. Stopped for a few hours at Takayama (a must visit too) and continued to Toyama. Toyama was our pit stop for Alpine route visi...  more »
  • This is busy route with a variety of vehicle. Along the side is snow falling on that date. A simply beautiful but too much stop point , about 7 to 9 station from start to the end . I got motion sickne...  more »