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Wonderful scenery - Not to miss if in the area

Very customer centric train tour through stunning scenery. Easily accessible from the Kurobe... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Chris V
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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
An experience not to miss

We were there at Kurobe/Unazuki Onsen area on 10th Nov and the hills surrounding the Kurobe gorge... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Yangchay
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very customer centric train tour through stunning scenery. Easily accessible from the Kurobe shinkansen station by taking the Toyama Chuo railway. Even saw some Japanese monkeys standing by the tracks.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chris V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were there at Kurobe/Unazuki Onsen area on 10th Nov and the hills surrounding the Kurobe gorge was vibrant with fall colours. Riding the Kurobe Torroko train through the gorge is definitely a highlight to area. We stayed overnight at Hotel Kurobe at Unazuki Onsen...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Yangchay
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reading other reviews is clear this is worth your time. Here are some tips on how to get there from Toyama City if you have a JR rail pass. Internet reservations aside, you can only purchase tickets from the Dentetsu Toyama ticket office on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank tsukikenn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The journey on the Torroko Train(トロッコ電車) to Kurobe Gorge 黒部渓谷, one of Japan's deepest & most beautiful gorges, is an awe-inspiring kaleidoscope of breathtaking scenery through its 20 kms ride. It crossed so many beautiful vermillion coloured bridges, Unazuki Dam, & tunnels, and it was...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rainbowlad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kurobe Gorge is surrounded by dense forests on both sides of the Kurobe River which is originated from Mountain Washiba located in Northern Alps of Japan. The high volume of water melted from winter’s heavy snow is the major source of hydroelectric power supply for...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank unescotravelbug
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited Kurobe Gorge by early Nov. and took the small train ride uphill. Trip was really beautiful as the tree leaves have changed colors. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Took small local train to see all nature around there. Need at least 3 hours, but if you have more time, hop off at every station, see more nature beauty.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Meng_Ladda
Reviewed 3 November 2018

We went there on end of Oct, but the autumn color is still not to the fullest. The ride from unazuki to keyakidaira was so enjoyable, with bridges and yellowish green oranges color as backdrop. It was raining. Those on the regular seat wear rain...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Chivory
Reviewed 17 October 2018

Best time to visit should be late Oct during peak Koyo . I can imagine how the place look like with mountain full of yellow/red leaves and the greenish water as background. If time permit , at least spend some time to explore the Keyakidaira...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JaegerLim
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We missed the fall folliage, which must be spectacular here, and hope to return earlier some fall. Really beautiful scenery, staying in Unazuki Onsen was also pleasant, a very quiet onsen area.

Date of experience: November 2017
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