Snow Wall (Yuki-no-Otani)

A Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience! View a Towering Wall of Snow

Tateyama Murodo Plain, which stands at an altitude of 2,450m above sea level, receives some of heaviest snowfall in the world. The 500m-long snow wall is formed each spring on either side of the highway after snow is cleared for the opening of the Alpine Route. The awe-inspiring snow wall can reach a height of up to 20m, which is comparable to a seven-story building. One side of the road is designated for pedestrians, allowing you to walk between the walls of snow and enjoy the towering structures to your heart’s content. The walls are still 10m in height even in late June at the end of the season.

Snow Wall (Yuki-no-Otani)

Address Chubu-Sangaku National Park, Kokuyurin, 11 Bunasakasoto, Ashikurajiaza, Tateyama-machi, Nakaniikawa-gun, Toyama
TEL 076-463-5401 (Tateyama Nature Preservation Centre) 076-462-1001 (Tateyama Tourism Association) 076-431-3331 (Marketing Promotion Department Publicity Centre, Tateyama Kurobe Kanko Co., Ltd.)
Official URL http://www.tateyamakankoukyoukai.jp/translation/english.html
Remarks The Snow Wall Walk is held from mid-April to mid-June
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