2019/4/15~6/22 Snow Wall Festival

Sightseeing information about 2019/4/15~6/22 Snow Wall Festival in Japan.


2019/4/15~6/22 Snow Wall (Yuki-no-Otani) Festival4.1

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 from 4/15 '19 to 6/22 '19

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If you plan to travel in Japan around May and want to enjoy outdoor, why don't you visit the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route to see the huge snow wall callded "Yuki-no-Otani"?
Yuki-no-Otani is a 500-meter long snow wall located in Toyama Prefecture. The wall reaches heights up to 20 meters in the deepest spots. The snow wall is formed each spring on either side of the highway after snow is cleared for the opening of the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route.The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route is a unique and spectacular route through the Northern Japan Alps which is traversed by various means of transportation including cablecars, trolley buses and a ropeway. One side of the road is allowed pedestrians to walk between the walls of snow, and that would be the amazing experience you never experienced before!

Dates: April 15 - June 22
Hours: 9:30 - 15:15
Venue: Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, Murodo Station
Address: Murodo, Ashikuraji, Tateyama-machi, Nakaniikawa-gun, Toyama
Access: Take a 7-min ride from Tateyama station on Tateyama cable car and get off at Bijodaira. Change to Tateyama-kogen bus and ride 50 min to Murodo.

*Please check the official website for the latest information.

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Reviews

5.03 months ago

Best view ever! Worth the trip! Can be hot despite high altitude cos it's very sunny. Take a stroll down to the highest corner of the corridor. But I have to walk back to take transport

5.0a week ago

Top 3 Place to visit in Japan - Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route, Snow Wall. It's gorgeous and fascinating. I started my journey as early as 6am and complete by 4pm arriving Toyama.

3.0a month ago

We got lucky and visited on beautiful clear day and it had snowed the day before. Unfortunately it was also extremely crowded. Since we had time to kill we walked the corridor, otherwise I’d have been satisfied with the view from the bus. Be prepared to walk in slippery and slushy conditions.

5.03 months ago

Very interesting. Glad to see one side of the wall preserved and kept away from tourists who rip into the snow. Fascinating to see how the snow layers layer upon layer. Beautiful.

5.03 months ago

A breathing place with great snow wall! Truly amazing! But too many people that you can't escape them to take photos. Still a place must to see once!