周辺観光

Sightseeing

The magnificent 3000 m mountains in the northern Alps Tateyama Mountain Range and the Ushiro Tateyama Mountain Range,
as well as the unexplored Kurobe Gorge created by the Kurobe River flowing between the ranges.
Unazuki is a town located at its gateway.
There are a variety of places to see in the town other than the spectacular nature of Tateyama Kurobe.
Please visit these places and create great memories.

Kurobe Gorge

The largest and deepest v-shaped gorge is surrounded by the Tateyama Mountain Range and the Ushiro Tateyama Mountain Range. You can see a wild and spectacular view created by nature at close range for about 20 km from Unazuki to Keyakidaira on a trolley train.

Unazuki Beer House

The local beer is made of local raw materials: barley produced in Unazuki and famous mineral water from the Kurobe River using the German method. At the restaurant in the brewery, you can enjoy the fresh, rich taste of beer.

Hot Spring Fountain in front of the station

Hot water (About 60ºC) from Kuronagi hot spring in Kurobe Gorge blows from the hot spring fountain with clouds of steam. It is a symbol of the town welcoming tourists in front of the station.

Footbath Kuronagi and Omokage

Kuronagi is a footbath at the station, and Omokage is an open-air footbath. With your feet in the natural hot spring in Unazuki, you can refresh the body and mind while enjoying a chat.

Unazuki International Hall Selene

International conferences, academic meetings, dramas, and concerts can be held in the facilities. In the art gallery next to the hall, the works of Ikuo Hirayama, Sawato Fukui, Koichi Takeuchi, and other artists are exhibited. At the café, you can enjoy the beautiful view of the gorge while having a cup of tea.

Kurobe River Electric Memorial Hall

This memorial hall is built on the site of a previous Kurobe River power station. The history of power development and the nature of Kurobe Gorge are introduced in a diorama, panels, and videos.

Omokage Observation Platform

The unique form of this observation platform was designed by a Spanish architect Enric Miralles. From the platform built at a cliff overlooking the Kurobe River, you can see the Unazuki Onsen town in clouds of steam.

The Peace Statue

The bronze statue stands at the top of the Oharadai mountain overlooking Unazuki Onsen. The tallest bronze statue (12.7 m) in Japan was created by Taiju Sasaki, a Nitten artist, from old Unazukimachi.

Unazuki Onsen Soyu

The new symbol facilities of the hot spring town Yumedokoro Unazuki have public baths and a tourist information office in the four-story building to become the base of hospitality in Unazuki Onsen.

Tourist spots in Toyama Prefecture

Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

The international mountain route goes through the Tateyama Mountain Range connecting Toyama and Nagano. The beautiful and magnificent scenery impresses people during the four seasons, such as deep-snow in spring, colourful alpine plants in summer, and beautiful Japanese maple leaves in autumn.

The historic village of Gokayama

The villages of Ainokura and the Suganuma Gassho-style houses were registered as a UNESCO World Heritage in 1995. Nostalgic scenery of houses with thatched roofs is in the deep green mountains.

Link directory

Website related to Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route

Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route official guide https://www.alpen-route.com/index.php
Hotel Tateyama (our sister hotel) http://h-tateyama.alpen-route.co.jp/
Midagahara Hotel (our sister hotel) http://midagahara.alpen-route.co.jp/
Tateyama Kurobe Service (Baggage forwarding, Mail order of Tateyama Tamadono water) http://www.alpen-route.co.jp/tks/
Baiten Hiroba (website of shops and souvenirs at stations along Alpine Route) http://www.alpen-route.jp/

Website related to Unazuki

Unazuki Onsen Tourist Association http://www.unazuki-onsen.com/
Selene Museum of Art http://www.unazuki.org/selene/
Toyama Chihou Railway http://www.chitetsu.co.jp/
Kurobe Gorge Railway http://www.kurotetu.co.jp/
Kurobe city website http://www.city.kurobe.toyama.jp/
Kurobe tourist information guide https://www.kurobe-unazuki.jp/
 

Website of tourist information in Toyama

Toyama prefecture website http://www.pref.toyama.jp/
Tourism information in Toyama http://www.info-toyama.com/