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Mikurigaike Pond

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Address: Murodo, Nakaniikawa-gun, Tateyama-machi 930-1414, Toyama Prefecture
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pretty when the sun's out

A bit of a walk out from Murodo Station, but totally worth it if its a good day. but it can be VERY windy and become cloudy/rainy very quickly.

Reviewed 26 October 2016
Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

A bit of a walk out from Murodo Station, but totally worth it if its a good day. but it can be VERY windy and become cloudy/rainy very quickly.

Thank fionayyy
Sunshine Coast, Australia
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I planned to do the 2 hour circuit at the peak of the alpen route but when we got to the top most of the walks were closed due to volcanic gases which you could certainly smell while you were up there. There wasn't really a mention of this until I saw the sign at the top but maybe it... More 

Thank Kel H
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Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Part of Mundoro sort walking distance from the Mudoro station. There is a loop around the lake for good scenic view. Proper shoes and warm gear necessary as it can get pretty cold around Murodo. Visited in Autumn Oct 2016

Thank Ted_is_Wong_Jowo
Runcorn, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 June 2016

Well worth the short walk when at the Murodo stop. We visited this as part of the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route which also involves lots of other stops including the Kurobe Dam. There was still quite a lot of snow here in late May and we made our way around the pond and completed a short 'hike'/walk which took no... More 

Thank Jack S
Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 16 June 2016

When we walked to the Japanese guest house, we saw this pond. Although it was covered by snow, it was beautiful! We could see the water was blue. We also saw thunder bird nearby. What a surprise!

Thank mwfwinnie
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Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

I was there in 2nd week of May. I was very happy to see snow wall and tateyama mountain with some snow on top. But please don't expect to see reflected-mountain in the pond. All were with with snow on top. Should you wish to see the pond, you better come around summer.

Thank Wichuta R
Singapore, null, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2015

Timing with snow will prefect the view. We saw little snow in Nov, but the walk is not easy ie not flat walking roads leading to the pond. But it's still windy and cold as its near to the alps height. The location need time ( a few hours) to travel from Tateyama. So be prepared, to spend some time... More 

Kuala Lumpur
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Reviewed 10 November 2015

Beautiful lake by the Murodo stop. You can see images of the mountains on the lake which makes a nice photo shoot. Remember to wear layers and be adequately dressed as it will be cold at Murodo and at the lake.

Thank SpringinApril
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Reviewed 18 October 2015 via mobile

The trail around this pond is great during the fall season. It was a dream taking pictures around the pond.

Thank Irene Mulia T
Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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Reviewed 14 October 2015

It was raining but i still hike a bit to see the pond.It was half frozen.It must be beautiful in the summer.

Thank MiaMB357

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