Sights in Toyama

Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

Cutting across the Northern Alps from east to west, a mountain route to enjoy for its natural beauty


Experience a different world through this silvery-white corridor with snow walls that soar 20m in height


A mystical volcanic lake at a high 2,405m which is known as “God’s Kitchen”.

Kurobe Gorge Railway

A 20km trip through the picturesque landscape of a gorge by trolley train

Ainokura Gassho-zukuri Hamlet

In a mountain village with deep snow populated by thatched-roof houses, you will sense the tradition that has been pr...

Kurobe Dam

Japan’s foremost grand dam with its huge arch and the magnificent Alps in the background


In the World Heritage gassho-zukuri village of Gokayama, you will encounter a quiet mountain community with a simple ...

Mount Tate(Tateyama)

One of Japan’s Three Great Mountains! The soaring 3000m Mt. Tate is an inspiration for climbers


A forest that has been selected as one of the Top 100 regions for forest therapy with its soaring trees that are seve...

Tateyama Station

The starting station for the tour of the Tateyama Alpine Route.


A main station along the Tateyama Alpine Route with a magnificent view of Mother Nature

Lake Kurobe

A huge lake in the middle of lush nature with Kurobe Dam and the Tateyama Mountains in the background

Daikanbo Station

A station built on top of a sheer cliff overlooking the grand natural environment of the epic Tateyama region


A station at 1828m altitude connecting Mt. Daikanbo and Kurobe Lake