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Kurobe Dam

Ashikuraji, Nakaniikawa-gun, Tateyama-machi 930-1406, Toyama Prefecture
+81 261-22-0804
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Enjoyed this place as part of crossing the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Pass

This dam is pretty impressive, especially at the time from July when they open it partially and you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christoph L
Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
Hot but cold

You can see few of rainbow under the bridge, but its need and shine of the sun.. The sun is hot... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Yohana Vallensh... Y
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Ashikuraji, Nakaniikawa-gun, Tateyama-machi 930-1406, Toyama Prefecture
+81 261-22-0804
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This dam is pretty impressive, especially at the time from July when they open it partially and you can see tons of water flowing through the dam walls. We passed the dam as part of crossing the Alpine Pass and I guess that 95% or...More

Thank Christoph L
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

You can see few of rainbow under the bridge, but its need and shine of the sun.. The sun is hot enough, but if you look to under the bridge you will fell so comfort because the air is so cold... And you can see...More

Thank Yohana Vallensh... Y
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

One of the highlights on the alpine route! The dam was huge and can't imagine the amount of effort needed to construct it! We spent more an hour here, including getting lunch at the rest house, but more so because we wanted to wait till...More

Thank Celestine N
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Great place to hang out for ~ 40 minutes taking a leisurely scroll from one transport station to another. A great engineering achievement in the old days and built by sheer grit and hard work of the Japanese engineers. Photos and videos of the construction...More

Thank Volatile75
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

The dam is stunning and was the top mark of the alpine route for us. The stairs up to the viewpoint are a bit scary, but you can walk around the inside and get up there instead, if you don't dare to take the ordinary...More

1  Thank Johan S
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I was visiting Kurobe Dam in late 90's and I was really glad I was able to be back again this time. Both of me and my wife really enjoyed being here during our visit last May but the weather (rain) forced us to cut...More

1  Thank Bambang S
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Do you know:-10 mil ppl worked on the dam construction following WW2(where JP faces a severe energy shortage then) & 171 lost their lives in the process? Anyway, I had fun here. Officially, the walk should be around 20 mins to get to the kurobe...More

1  Thank Yenyenyenyenyen
Reviewed 21 May 2017

You have to walk pass this dam when you go on the alpine route. The views on both sides are awesome. If you fly drones, this is the place to fly free, winds can be a bit strong.

1  Thank Hyppe
Reviewed 20 May 2017

light snow fall during passing the dam. a great view. cold and breeze. wear winter jacket during april, check the necessary clothing on their official website.

Thank dolin_wj
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This place must be seen, how deep is this Dam Aesthetics and architecture should be given a high score If the snow season then the water will freeze into ice

Thank hendriong
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