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Toyama, 12 Dec.

Snow Wall (Yuki-no-Otani)

Snow Wall (Yuki-no-Otani) Snow Wall (Yuki-no-Otani)

Because this area of Tateyama gets some extremely heavy snowfall in winter, the highway gets blocked. Therefore, every year, when spring comes, a massive 500m long and 20m high wall is formed on both sides of the highway, making a clearing for the Alpine Route. Travelers wishing to see this towering snow structure can walk down a pathway created for pedestrians.

Tourism Information in Toyama

Tokyo (Narita) to Snow Wall (Yuki-no-Otani), Toyama

    1. Narita Airport

      9 h 40 min

      From 5,900 yen

    2. Toyama Station

      1h

      1,100 yen

    3. Tateyama Station

      • Cable Car

      • Bus

      1h

      2,500 yen

    4. Snow Wall (Yuki-no-Otani)

      Chubu-Sangaku National Park, Kokuyurin, 11 Bunasakasoto, Ashikurajiaza, Tateyama-machi, Nakaniikawa-gun, Toyama Prefecture

      Free

All listed travel times and costs are approximate.