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Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route
Mikurigaike Pond and Mountains in summer

Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

This is one of the best alpine sightseeing routes in the world, running through 3,000 m-high mountains of the Japan Northern Alps. Regular vehicles are not permitted to enter this area; you will enjoy the ride on six different types of transport. Enjoy magnificent views of nature above the clouds in an unparalleled experience that can be had only here.

Kurobe Gorge Railway

Kurobe Gorge Railway
Kurobe Gorge Railway

The train runs through one of the deepest gorges in Japan, surrounded by nature, offering beautiful seasonal views. The scenery of autumn leaves in particular is breathtaking. Please take a ride on the open train and enjoy the blue sky, fresh air, clear water of the Kurobe River, and the leaves that color the mountains.

Asahi Funagawa "Spring Quartet"

Asahi Funagawa Spring Quartet
Asahi Funagawa Spring Quartet

A pastoral scenery of cherry blossoms, tulips and rapini blossoms against a background of Northern Alps. There are 280 cherry trees over a distance of 1,200 m on both sides of the Funakawa River. During the cherry blossom season, the light from bonfires creates a fantastic night view.

Japanese Cedars in Sugisawa

Japanese Cedars in Sugisawa
Japanese Cedars in Sugisawa

This forest is home to characteristic multi-trunk swamp cedar trees. The branches of mature trees are weighed down by snow to the ground, causing new roots to emerge, eventually growing into multiple trunks.

Miyajima Gorge

Miyajima Gorge
Miyajima Gorge

Stepping into Miyajima Gorge, you’ll be surrounded by a healing environment with sounds of the waterfall and swaying of the trees, whose negative ions will certainly refresh your mood.

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