Discover Tateyama Kurobe

Tateyama Kurobe boasts a variety of outdoor experiences. Visit Shōmyō Falls or take walk through the snow corridor. If you are an experienced adventurer, Mount Kashimayariga is a perfect destination. After a long day, you can  relax at one of the hot springs nearby.

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Getting around in Tateyama Kurobe

The easiest way to get around in Tateyama Kurobe is by car, but most major sights and attractions are accessible by a combination of trains and busses.
If you decide to rent a car, it is advised to do so from one of the bigger cities in the vicinity. You can check-out our listings for car rentals nearby, in the FAQ menu below. 

Getting to Tateyama Kurobe

Bus Passes:

  • Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket
    • Coverage: One-way trip between Nagano and Toyama along the Alpine Route (only for foreign tourists)
    • Duration: 5 days between April 15th and November 10th
    • Price: 9800 Yen
    • Where to buy: JR ticket offices
       

Rail Passes

  • Japan Rail Pass
  • JR East Nagano Niigata Area Pass

How long to stay in Tateyama Kurobe

We recommend staying here for about two days.
 

Hotels in Tateyama Kurobe

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Day trips from Tateyama Kurobe

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The Kurobe Gorge Train is a great way to see everything that the Kurobe area has to offer. See the spectacular views as the train meanders through the surrounding area. ...

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Hakuba is a great place to ski with several trails of varying difficulties to navigate and several resort areas to pick from. In summer you can enjoy the astounding nature in ...

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Distance, km: 37.82

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Okuhida is a mountainous area of central Japan which offers more than 6 different mountains to hike up! In winter, there is the Honoki Daira ski resort, and during the ...

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Distance, km: 40.67

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Just inland from Toyama Bay, Takaoka houses well-known monuments including the Imizu Shrine and Zuiryuji Temple.  You can soak in some culture at the Fujiko Art Gallery and spend time ...

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Distance, km: 42.29

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Located along the Shò River is Ainokura Village, a small mountain village with Gassho-style houses that are considered UNESCO World Heritage. 

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Distance, km: 48.54

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This ancient city, high in the mountains, promises an experience quite unlike any other during your time in Japan. Takayama is home to the Utsue 48 Waterfalls and steeped in ...

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Distance, km: 51.53

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Distance, km: 60.14

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Shirakawa is home to some of the best kept historical villages and buildings in Japan. Alternatively, you can climb up to the observatory and enjoy pristine views of the area. 

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Distance, km: 60.20

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Distance, km: 60.34

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