Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

Photo: Ippukucho / CC BY 3.0

Opened in 1971, the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route is a mountain sightseeing road that connects Toyama and Nagano Prefectures. Despite being only 37 kilometers (23 miles) long, the route has several scenic stops along the way as well as hiking trails. From the top of the mountain, it’s even possible to see Mount Fuji on a fine day.


Hours of access change each season, please check their homepage for current hours of operation.



Tateyama, Nakaniikawa District, Toyama 930-1406 (Directions)




Transportation departs from Ogizawa or Tateyama stations.

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