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Kurobe Gorge

Address: Kurobe, Toyama Prefecture
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Ranked #2 of 14 Attractions in Kurobe
Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Type: Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Zurich, Switzerland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Went with my wife and did not regret the trip at all. Spectacular especially in fall when all the leaves are turning yellow and red. You can only buy ticket at the train station or via internet to a Japanese address. Fortunately my dear friend booked for my tickets, so I did not have to wait. At the terminal station... More 

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OZ
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61 reviews 61 reviews
6 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We left Kurobe gorge with the best memory of Koyo viewing ever in our many trips to Japan. For those who are visiting Kurobe gorge, try to time it with koyo season , normally best at the first and second week of November. After the end of the Torokko train ride at Keyakidaira, try to hike toward Babadani for the... More 

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Luzon, Philippines
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85 reviews 85 reviews
39 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Very nice scenery except for it was really cold when we went there and we made the mistake of riding the open torokko. So if you plan to ride the tram i suggest riding the closed one if it's cold however if its summertime i think that the open tram is also okay. The view though was great and it... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

We started our detour from Toyama and after almost 3 hrs train ride including the Kurobe Gorge Railway, we reached Keyakidaira, the final destination. According to travel information found on the web, there are a few spots and trail to be toured but we were told that most of them were closed for maintenance and we were only able to... More 

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Singapore
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110 reviews 110 reviews
38 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

Unless the full route is open, it might not be worth your while to visit the Kurobe gorge. We were disappointed that the jewel in the crown, the last stop at Keyakidaira was closed. So we could only go as far as the 3rd stop, which was just okay, nothing to really shout about. Nice scenery on the torokko train... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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116 reviews 116 reviews
67 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

The area is so luscious and calm. It's rather easy to make your way around using the local transport (but a little dear - to be expected, though). It was so much fun and exciting even for us beginners to walk around ...

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