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Yuki no Otani

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Impressive snow wall

We went there on a rainy day and the snow corridor was closed. But we were able to walk to back of... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
Sydney, Australia
Quite an experience

Its the purpose for our visit. No regrets. Outside of Japan, we got a 5 day JR Pass which included... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
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Tateyama-machi, Nakaniikawa-gun, Toyama Prefecture
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Reviewed 31 May 2018

We went there on a rainy day and the snow corridor was closed. But we were able to walk to back of the Tateyama Hotel to see the smaller snow wall. Not to be misled by the word small, it was huge. There were also...More

1  Thank SKH_Sydney
Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

Its the purpose for our visit. No regrets. Outside of Japan, we got a 5 day JR Pass which included free and unlimited transport within the alpine area. Signages are in english and very clear. Just know your general direction, you can only go up...More

1  Thank narniasg
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

It was freaking cold at 5*C coz it was raining n the wind was blowing. That didn't stop us from enjoying the short walk we had at the corridor to reach 2390m n snowwall at 15m. Great experience for all who visited.

Thank looyee
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

Main attraction of the Alpine Route in April. However there were wayyyyy too many tourists for you to actually enjoy yourself. Most of our time were spend squeezing into trolleys, buses and ropeways. This took up around 1 hour of our 10 hour commute across...More

Thank B_from_Singapore
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We went to snow corridor in early june. Thank God the weather was good and we could walk along the snow corridor. I have friends who visited before and did not manage to see snow corridor due to bad weather condition. It is quite a...More

2  Thank Seraphin C
Reviewed 22 June 2017

I went there in mid June. Luckily, in a sunny day. The site only opens for visit from April to November each year. The snow wall melted from 20m high in early April to 12m in mid June. The only problem is you need to...More

5  Thank Silverwagon
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Wall was still up to 12m at some parts. Not the best but still a beauty. A light sweater would suffice. We spent 2.5hrs here. Try the snow slide....a novelty and really fun...both for kids and the elderly.

3  Thank BertSG
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This particular spot (snow corridor) is our only reasons why we both decided to visit Japan this time where we spent less time in Tokyo and traveled around Japan instead. For me, this was my 2nd visit to Tateyama after the 1st one back in...More

2  Thank Bambang S
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Beautiful and awesome experience. It took a number of different transportation to arrive at this scenic sight. The journey was easily managed by the efficiency of the transport system. It was a sunny day hence it was not too cold for us. Please go on...More

1  Thank Partyof42014
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Must come here and enjoy walking at the snow wall you can write at the wall and see the good view from the view point

3  Thank hendriong
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Lace S
6 September 2018|
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Response from SKH_Sydney | Reviewed this property |
On second thought I think there is no Snow Wall in September because the snow melts in summer. The opening time of Yuki no Otani seems to end in mid June. Sorry for not mentioning this in my previous reply.
7 November 2017|
Response from Partyof42014 | Reviewed this property |
I think it is only open from April to June period. You may want to check out the Japan Travel site to confirm
Jeannie T
25 February 2015|
Response from HarumiA39 |
In mid of Mar, the route called "Tateyama Kurobe Alpen route" is still closed by snow. Just preperation to open the route in Mar. Best season of Yuki no Otani Is from mid April to June. From around July, the wall is lower... More