Kurobe Dame, surrounded by the majestic Northern Japanese Alps, boasts a height of 186m to be Japan's tallest arch dam. From early summer to autumn, the dam releases 10 cubic meters of water every second, forming a dynamic scenery among the peaks upwards of 3000m. The site is one of the major points on the Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route, and you are more than likely to see a stunning rainbow on a clear day.
Take a deep breath to refresh yourself, while watching abundant nature that changes seasonally. There are a number of hiking trails leading to the higher areas of the Tateyama mountain range. It is highly recommended to take the cruise ship “Garve” to go around Lake Kurobe, or sample the local specialty, Kurobe Dam curried rice.
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Airport/Sta.Toyama Airport (about 43.1km) Google Transit
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5.03 months ago
excellent scene of mountains n the reservoir, fresh air, comfortable temperature in May
4.06 months ago
It is quite a beautiful dam. But only worth it if you take the complete alpine route. It is fun crossing the dam.
5.04 months ago
Heavenly....Didn't have much time but will explore
5.07 months ago
Part of the Alpine Route and nice place to have a stroll. Enjoy the view of the mountains as well as water rushing out of the dam at certain period of the year.
5.06 months ago
One of the must visit destinations of Japan, spectacular! Make sure you have your timing well planned.