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Address: Ashikuraji, Nakaniikawa-gun, Tateyama-machi 930-1406, Toyama Prefecture
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Along the way to the Wall

A stop along the tateyama alpine route to the Ice wall. Good for taking scenic shots, and nothing much else, since it's a dam

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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A stop along the tateyama alpine route to the Ice wall. Good for taking scenic shots, and nothing much else, since it's a dam

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Vancouver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

It took us over 4 hours by train and bus to reach the Kurobe Dam from Nagoya. The bus ride from Ogizawa to the Dam was about 15 minutes through a 6-Km tunnel. It was windy and cold on to of the dam. There is an observation deck that provides a scenic view of the area. You can walk over... More 

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Thank Bill C
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

Its a long way up to this Kurobe dam. Autumn is beautiful, recommend late oct tho! There were some small cafe to chill out and many different viewing points to capture the dam. Manage to spot a rainbow from the dam. Awesome!

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Thank PEili K
Singapore, Singapore
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85 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Coming from Ogizawa, you take the trolley bus and walk up to the dam area. It was cloudy by no rain, so we had a good view of the lake below and the surrounding mountains. There's a observatory where you need to climb 2-3 storey high steps. We skipped this as anywhere along the dam has a good view and... More 

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Thank c2chen
HK
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126 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Well organized with tuck shops, simple restaurants, exhibitions, boat tours. Water discharge from the dam is amazing and there are many different viewing points to capture the scenes.

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Thank Dora F
Amsterdam
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38 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

A very high dam, spectacular to see! At the time of visit there was no water coming out, but that must be a great sight!

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Thank Beachkoen
Canberra
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

To reach the kurobe dam station, you will pass the dam. The walk is about 15 mins. Views are from the top of the dam. They released the water during spring - autumn i think. It was flowing in Autumn 2016

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Thank Ted_is_Wong_Jowo
Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

It is in the Kurobe alpine route or also known as the Japanese Alps. I visited the route on the last day of May and the weather was excellent. We visited from Matsumoto side (shinnano omachi side) which take about an hour. There are very few tourists in the morning. There are 7 transportation types on this route in total.The... More 

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Thank Itthinan A
Nottingham
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is the first stop on the Alpine route, if you are travelling from Omachi. We arrived early in the morning and it wasn't as busy as we had expected.

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Thank Russ1470
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15 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Sattisfied, happy and unforgetable. That was how i felt when i go to kurobe dam. Eventough it was rainy when i was there and so cold there, it didnt lost beauty here. The dome the mointain the view the air just perpect. Even took a long way to came here, its worth it. I recommened you all to come here.

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