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Kurobe Dam

Travel Guide - Kurobe Dam

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Kurobe Dam is the largest dam in Japan and was built in 1963 by the Kansai Electric Power Company. It took 7 years to complete by more than 10 million workers. Take cable-cars and trolley buses to throughly enjoy the fantastic scenery of the Japan Alps which surround the dam along the "Alpine Route" (Combination ticket for JR and Alpine Route is sold at JR stations. please check the link below).

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 7:30 - 17:00 *varies according to the season

ClosedClosed

  • December 1 - April 15

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 40 minutes from JR Shinano-Omachi Station by the bus bound for Ogizawa-eki. Then transfer to Kanden Tunnel Trolleybus at Okizawa Station and get off at Kurobe Dam Station (16 minutes bus ride).
  • 10 minutes walk from Kurobeko Station on the Kurobe Cable Car (via Alpine Route)

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • Ashikuraji, Tateyama-machi Nakaniikawa-gun, Toyama, 930-1406

TweetsTweets

Funimag @funimag - 2019-08-22
Funicular Tateyama in 2001 part of The Alpine Route (since 1954) 🇯🇵 🚝 🚋 🚞 🚶 🚠 🚌 🚎
#funicular #Tateyama #Kurobe… https://t.co/eOsSHaRTIw
Funimag @funimag - 2019-08-12
Funicular Tateyama part of The Alpine Route (since 1954) 🇯🇵 🚝 🚋 🚞 🚶 🚠 🚌 🚎
#funicular #Tateyama #Kurobe #CableCar… https://t.co/LbqAg21o7A
市野屋/金蘭黒部/Ichinoya @Ichinoya2527 - 2019-08-06
#Ichinoya
We have a sake tasting booth at Ogisawa Station (扇沢駅) every day from 8/11-8/18.
Please stop by and try s… https://t.co/aJsHsIEl4j
Haruka T. @takhsiru - 2019-08-01
Hmm. The sights getting to Kurobe dam looks interesting. Not quite inaccessible, but does deter those who prefer direct access.
きゅーご(9-5Aero)@DIA修行中 @GF_EB235 - 2019-07-27
2014/10/17 Kurobe route special tour (from Kurobe dam to Keyakidaira via Kurobe river No.4 power plant) https://t.co/OUiRqigFo3
MTK @mtk_400 - 2019-07-16
I was there to see the Kurobe Dam water discharging and i am satisfied to see the whole alpine route's natural beau… https://t.co/DQOMLErIqa
Asahi Shimbun AJW @AJWasahi - 2019-07-12
Awe-inspiring industrial tour in #Toyama to expand in 2024:The Asahi Shimbun
#Kurobe #Tateyama #dam #KurobeRoute… https://t.co/AEVFDvCwM0
P․A․WORKS English 🐺🌈🧚‍♀️ @PAWORKS_eng - 2019-07-11
if it suits the situation, we will choose a tourist spot. Kuromukuro was special in sense that I wanted to have a… https://t.co/R0WAVEqFFx
市野屋/金蘭黒部 @Ichinoya2527 - 2019-07-02
#Kurobe
Are you planning to go on a trip to Kurobe Dam/Alpine Route?
We have a sake tasting booth at Ogisawa Statio… https://t.co/RUZ9h6VLfC
市野屋/金蘭黒部/Ichinoya @Ichinoya2527 - 2019-07-02
#Kurobe
Are you planning to go on a trip to Kurobe Dam/Alpine Route?
We have a sake tasting booth at Ogisawa Statio… https://t.co/RUZ9h6VLfC
Kaori @BuckedbytheStar - 2019-06-28
Kurobe dam is incredible. #Toyama https://t.co/C2AJuhrPsk
The Mainichi (Japan) @themainichi - 2019-06-27
Pouring it on: Kurobe Dam's gates opened for tourists in Japanese Alps - with Video
https://t.co/vbhIbXUalJ
The Mainichi (Japan) @themainichi - 2019-06-26
Pouring it on: Kurobe Dam's gates opened for tourists in Japanese Alps

https://t.co/vbhIbXUalJ
Josh Burnell @JoshBurnell - 2019-06-14
Pictures from a few days ago when we bussed, ropeway'd and cable car'd across the Alpine Route. From Kurobe Dam to… https://t.co/EcWVTCb6sb
Tyrant__potato @Tyrant__Potato - 2019-06-09
Just posted a photo @ Kurobe Dam https://t.co/9kDEo3kxI2
Jinx @jinx_705 - 2019-06-02
@cantileverlove How long will you be there for?
Kanazawa (fantastic seafood) to kurobe dam, takayama/ shirakawa-go… https://t.co/mqCFLKxbWr
yuc.mac @J23472 - 2019-05-30
Keita, three-year-old boy, talks to nature. His episodes are published in 24 Moments.
#wind #carp #thunder #dam… https://t.co/wQUXmf00gm
YABAI @yabaimedia - 2019-05-23
Kurobe Dam: The Tallest Dam in Japan | YABAI - The Modern, Vibrant Face of Japan https://t.co/hAsH9XJIyzhttps://t.co/AleTm7Rr4Q
kishoreveeraraghavan @kishoreveera - 2019-05-19
[UD History Vol.3: The most powerful truck] In 1958, Japan's first 10.5-ton payload truck, the 6TW, was launched. T… https://t.co/wxte3DXCO1
grego662 @grego662 - 2019-05-18
Doing the Alpine Route in Japan, just crossed the Kurobe dam.
もっさん(Μοσσάν) @Mossuru777 - 2019-05-11
@kurobe_dam i am living in the at
Funimag @funimag - 2019-05-04
Kurobe Dam and Kurobe funicular on the Alpine Route 🇯🇵 🚝 🚋 🚞 🚶 🚠 🚌 🚎
#funicular #Tateyama #Kurobe #CableCar #bus… https://t.co/e7Ma2MB2Is
Funimag @funimag - 2019-05-01
The queue to access start of the Alpine Route and funicular Tateyama (since 1954) 🇯🇵 🚝 🚋 🚞 🚶 🚠 🚌 🚎
#funicular… https://t.co/gJUAFkc2Hu
UNIVERSΔL @UNIVERSALERPE - 2019-04-30
【Kurobe Dam】

Kurobe dam is the 186 m high Japan’s biggest dam.

Up to 15 tons of water per second are spectacularl… https://t.co/5mfSP8t5CN
🎃 @BAP_94Yjay - 2019-04-30
【Kurobe Dam】

Kurobe dam is the 186 m high Japan’s biggest dam.

Up to 15 tons of water per second are spectacularl… https://t.co/4LruVtxHgl
TETSU @choco0724d - 2019-04-29
It has been a bit cloudy, or the mountains will not change this morning.
Going back to the river leads to the famou… https://t.co/uvQ5n0RZrx
hendripan @HendriPan - 2019-04-27
“One's destination is never a place, but a new way of seeing things”
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#hendripanventuring
Location : Kurobe Dam,… https://t.co/n8TQOcfG0z
Wenz 🌸☀🍁❄ @kkv6gal - 2019-04-26
Still spring 🌸 in Japan but up on Mt Tateyama ❄(Kurobe dam) - featuring 'CBX' 😅
#BBMAsTopSocial EXO @weareoneEXO https://t.co/M2OwfEucVT
Maleha Biruar Ibay @RedTags - 2019-04-22
The AMAZING! (🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼) Kurobe Dam is the tallest arch dam (186m) in Japan and a popular destination along the famous… https://t.co/qCw5Gvw7mF
BLOSSOM' @memyengineer - 2019-04-21
The wall. #kurobedam #japantour #japan_vacations #japanalps @ Kurobe Dam https://t.co/95e59iW0Rt

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