Tateyama Snow Wall

Tateyama Snow Wall – Murodo, Japan

The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route is a unique and spectacular route through the Northern Japan Alps, which is traversed by various means of transportation, including cable cars, trolley buses and a rope way. The route is particularly famous for the high snow walls that line some of its roads in spring. The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route was completed in 1971, and connects Toyama City in Toyama Prefecture with Omachi Town in Nagano Prefecture. The route was carefully built so that the surrounding environment is not damaged. The main attraction that draws the crowd to this route is the magnificent scenery…