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Scenic Train Ride

A small, clean town of Unizuki-Onsen....a perfect stay with open air Onsen ...truly enjoy their... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
agnest45
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Malaysia
Railway was a great way to see the area

Visited Toyama mainly to do the Alpine Route, but I ended up enjoying the Kurobe Gorge area more... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Grace Y
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Singapore, Singapore
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Kurobe, Toyama Prefecture
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

A small, clean town of Unizuki-Onsen....a perfect stay with open air Onsen ...truly enjoy their Kasike Dinner & Bfast....so tasty so fresh...And the view of the Gorge...fantastic....

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

Visited Toyama mainly to do the Alpine Route, but I ended up enjoying the Kurobe Gorge area more. It was much less crowded with tourists, and I didn't have to worry about getting back in time, so overall it was very chill. I sat in...More

1  Thank Grace Y
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Best time to visit the place is Autumn and the second best should be Spring. Autumn is when the weather is soothing enough to stroll around and not too cold to wear winters ;) I would strongly recommend the railway line that crosses the gorge...More

1  Thank janani s
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

this train start from unazaki station to keyakidaira station, 1.20 minutes ride with open air bogies/ or glass bogies of your choice.it suggested to sit on the right seat for best pictures and see the panoramic view of kurobe river, gorges and nature attractions along...More

2  Thank jajavalB
Reviewed 8 October 2017

One ticket allows one to view the dam, ride a funicular railway through steep tunnels and pick up a gondola (cable car) to dizzier heights! It's quite a view, surrounded by spectacular steep overlapping spurs of mountains. Gaze at lofty Mt. Tateyama from well designed...More

4  Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We took two trains to get to the Kurobe Gorge Torokko Railway. Tickets are given for specific carriages; the train's comfortable, has wooden benches. The higher the train goes, the colder the tunnels get, so have a cardigan or raincoat ready, especially as there is...More

3  Thank LWalker74
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Maybe we expected much more after reading reviews. The ride in was a novelty but the same can't be said of the ride back out. We seemed to be passing through more tunnels in the latter. Would add that the effort to get here did...More

3  Thank BertSG
Reviewed 14 June 2017

A kid - friendly activity that is highly recommended. Not too difficult to get here even with limited Japanese language. And the crowds are well controlled. Not crazy elbow-jostling kind.

1  Thank Kezsin
Reviewed 6 June 2017

Kurobe Gorge via the Torokko train was a fantastic trip showing the way to the Dam which was very difficult to build as there was no way to get materials there until the train was built. It required many tunnels to be made in the...More

Thank GCCM78
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We visited Korobe Gorge and Dam during Autumn 2016. Beautiful, breath taking! We took the Torokko train, what an exciting experience. The 80 minutes ride up and then back did not feel that long at all, every minute the view was fantastic. When we reached...More

3  Thank Angeline_lum
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