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Kurobe Gorge

Kurobe, Toyama Prefecture, Japan
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Ranked #2 of 9 Attractions in Kurobe
Type: Bodies of Water
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Zurich, Switzerland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
68 helpful votes 68 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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
22 helpful votes 22 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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105 reviews 105 reviews
37 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 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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60 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 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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