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Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route fully opens for tourists in Japan


  • A scenic mountain route running through the Northern Alps in central Japan has reopened for tourists following a winter break. 
  • The Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route fully opened for the first time in about four-and-half months. 
  • Piles of snow were removed from the route.
  • The route, which stretches for more than 37 kilometres, links Tateyama Town in Toyama Prefecture and Omachi Town in Nagano Prefecture. 
  • It contains roads, a ropeway system, and cable car systems.