15 Truly Astounding Places To Visit In Japan

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Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

Visitors take the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route to reach the so-called Roof of Japan — a breathtaking experience that is not to be missed for those with an eye for adventure. Beckoning sightseers and climbers alike, the spectacular passage up Mount Tateyama offers activities for all, with views to savour and a great deal to see and do.

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Great care must be taken for those keen to climb, and sufficient experience and equipment are recommended. For everyone else, there are choices galore, with some of the country’s finest attractions accessible and available to all.

Visit Shomyo, Japan’s highest waterfall, and Mikurigaike, the rejuvenating hot springs, before taking a boat ride on Lake Kurobe, an interesting experience at such altitude. With a ropeway, cable car and Japan’s only trolley bus all in service here, getting around is easy, making this a must-visit destination for anyone planning a trip to the Japanese Alps.


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