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Kurobe Dam

Kurobe Dam is the one of biggest dam in Japan. 492m wide and 186m high, it is also the highest in Japan. The volume of water discharged from the dam is well over 10t per second and you can enjoy the tremendous view of the water splashing. A rainbow may appear in a sunny day. Kurobe Lake made by this dam is beautifully colored in emerald green. You can also look up Tateyama mountain range from the side. Please enjoy the wonderful panorama scenery.



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To build this large scale dam, it took 10 million people and spent about 7 years. The movie 'Kurobe no Taiyou' ( The sun in Kurobe ) is produced from this great work.




Outline

Address Ashikuraji Tateyamamachi Nakaniikawagun Toyama
Charge no charge ( free to visit )
Open Open from early April to later November every nomal year. ( it changes by the state of snow fall )
Access Ashikuraji Tateyamamachi Toyama : 5 minutes walk from Kansai Denryoku Kurobe Dam Station.


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