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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  • From Nagano Prefecture Omachi city Toyama Prefecture mountain murodo-stunning views of Mt. Tateyama, Tateyama straight down as in a tunnel through the Kurobe dam to the town until the Nagano side of the Alpine route went in early June. From Shinano-Omachi station by car in 30 minutes or so when the car parked your, such as trolley buses, funicular and aerial tramway was a one time guest hall, a little. 1433 m above sea level when the summer's hilarious, sweaty strong sunlight also was altitude 2450 m guest hall is in a blanket of snow road bus snow wall height is 10 m or more. It is great so quickly seen snow easily.
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  • We travelled across the Trans-Alpine route as a day trip from Takayama. We booked this at Takayama bus station as a tour with the Nouhi Bus company. We left Takayama by coach at 07.40 and arrived at O...  more »
  • We visited the route from Takayama using the Nohi bus package. It was brilliantly run and organised - all the various transport pieces run to time and you see varied vistas during the day - many of th...  more »

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Where to stay in Tateyama-machi

Most visitors staying in Tateyama-machi opt for accommodations near the alpine route and Mount Tate, although a few options--mostly three-star hotels--lie in the small town, near the train station. A couple of mid-range and upscale hotels dot the foothills and slopes of the mountain, boasting onsite spas and hot spring bathhouses, as well as scenic alpine views. Alternatively, you can choose to stay in the nearby, larger city of Toyama, and make a day trip to Tateyama-machi.
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