Area Guide

This is a guide to the sightseeing spots around Senjuso. You can find a brief description of the famous sightseeing spots in Tateyama on this page.

  • Tateyama/Murodo

    Murodo is a key sightseeing spot along the Alpine Route. You can experience the epic wonder of nature against a backdrop of mountains with altitudes over 3,000m above sea level. Here, you can take many memorable photos of the natural surroundings, including the Yuki-no-Otani Snow Wall Walk and the Mikurigaike Pond.
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  • Kurobe Dam

    Kurobe Dam was a major project of the 20th century that was completed in 1963 after overcoming numerous challenges. With a height of 186m and a length of 492m, this is the largest arched dome overflow dam in Japan.
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  • Shomyo Falls

    Shomyo Falls is a famous waterfall where freshwater channeled from Jigoku Valley, Midagahara plateau, and Mt. Dainichi with Mt. Oyama as their source flows down from Shomyo Gorge in four stages. With a 350m fall, it is the highest waterfall in Japan and has been designated as a national place of scenic beauty and a natural monument of Japan.
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  • Tateyama Caldera Sabo Museum

    The Tateyama Caldera Sabo Museum showcases the relationship between the people and nature of Tateyama by focusing on two aspects of Tateyama that are less well-known: the nature and history of the Tateyama Caldera and erosion control in the area.
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  • Tateyama Museum of Toyama

    This museum is organized around three main sites: the Tenji-kan (Exhibition Hall), Yobo-kan (Farseeing Theater), and the Mandara-yuen (Mandala Park). By touring structures from the past such as the Kyosan-bo, Enma-do, and Nunobashi, you will be brought face to face with the world of Tateyama religion. The streets of Ashikuraji have been designed to serve as part of the museum.
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  • Ashikura Oyama Shrine

    The official name of this shrine is Ashikuraji Chugu Kiganden. The Tateyama cedar forest surrounding the shrine is one of few such spots in the entire country. With around 120 trees whose trunks are over 2m thick, this forest is estimated to be around 400 to 500 years old and has been designated as a natural monument of Toyama Prefecture.
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