Kurobe Dam

Japan’s largest arch-style dam is impressive!

  • The powerful discharge of water is always popular

Completed in 1963 after 7 years of labour by 10 million workers, this is Japan’s largest arch-style dam. The story of its construction has been handed over the generations as the enterprise of the century. Enjoy the magnificent sight of the intense discharge from the 186m high dam and the clouds of spray it produces! As well as its sheer presence as an architectural structure, you can also enjoy the curious history and stories of Kurobe Dam. Experience the wonder of Japan’s biggest dam in a beautiful natural setting.

  • Outstanding views from the observation deck

  • A snap from the “Photo Dam” souvenir photo system

  • A rest house where you can enjoy your food while admiring the magnificent view of Kurobe Dam

Kurobe Dam

Address Ashikuraji, Tateyama-machi, Nakaniikawa-gun, Toyama
TEL 0261-22-0804
Non-trading hours Closed during the winter season
Access Immediate walk from the Kurobeko Station (Kurobe Cablecar)
Parking None (Cars not allowed)
Tateyama Station car park 1,000 cars (Sometimes reduced to 500)
Cost of parking:Free
Official URL http://www.kurobe-dam.com/
Remarks Inquiries:TEL 0261-22-0804/FAX 0261-22-9645
Facilities for persons with disabilities and infants:
Disabled (multipurpose) toilets
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