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Kurobe Gorge

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Address: Kurobe, Toyama Prefecture
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Natural beauty

If you are around Toyama, don't miss out this gorgeous scenery spot. After leaving the Dentetsu Unazuli-onsen, you'll find to the Kurobe Gorge Sightseeing train station just a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2016
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

If you are around Toyama, don't miss out this gorgeous scenery spot. After leaving the Dentetsu Unazuli-onsen, you'll find to the Kurobe Gorge Sightseeing train station just a few steps away. This is the departure point of the train ride to Keyakidaira. I will suggest you purchase a round journey ticket. There is a half price offer for seniors over... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Don't miss this natural beauty. As It was not the peak season, we could get on the train easily, seat wherever we wanted and moved on both sides to see the nice scene. We recommended you to take the train with 'open carriage'. You can take a breath of fresh air and take photos without reflection of window pane. What... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Took the train to Keyakidaira for a day trip. We went up on an 'open carriage' so that we can take pictures without reflection on the Window pane. The ride through the mountains was both refreshing as well as breath taking. It is worth the effort changing trains from Toyama to get there. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Our Kurobe visit started at the village of Unazuki Onsen. This onsen is supposedly one of the best in the Toyama prefecture. It is in a nice green valley. Back about 80 years ago or so, they started building the Kurobe Dam. They built a railroad to carry the workers, equipment and other stuffs deep into the valley, up the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Our family decided to visit the Kurobe Gorge although it was quite a far distance for us to travel to from Osaka along the north coast of Japan. It's not really a widely known tourist area but it's very popular with the Japanese population. Do not expect to find many people who speak English there and try to arrive during... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

We book the Kurobe Railway for 30th Nov. Took a train from Dentetsu Toyama Station to Unazuki Onsen station... was a long train ride and many stops but was quite scenic ride. Once we arrived, we took a short 4 min walk to Unazuki Station (for the Kurobe Gorge Railway). Recommend to book the tickets in advance and choose the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Went here mid October and oh my god - absolutely best time for the most amazing shots of the gorge. Though it was EXTREMELY crowded on the train - where isn't in Japan? If you go all the way to the last stop though and hike 1 hour to the last "onsen" practically nobody else would have hiked up so... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

after reaching Unazuki onsen, take a Toroko train ride to Keyakidaira in about 90 min, which is the farthest pt into the Kurobe gorge the train can reach.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2015

We have visited Kurobe Gorge from Toyama. It was easy to get there with just two trains. We arrived to Onazuki onsen at lunch time and went walking along the river. Have spent considerable hours there, so started off the train ride quite late. It is a long train ride and was very cold in an open car, but the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

We have beautiful bright sunny weather when we arrived at Unazuki onsen before 9 am on a Sat but the crowd was already there. Missed sitting on the right side but can still appreciate the beautiful views. The train journey cut through bridges and mountain sides and each corner is a photo opportunity. We bought the tickets to the last... More 

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