Dams, Canals Kanto Area
|Details||Boso Canal was constructed to supply Chiba coastal industrial belt along Tokyo Bay from Chiba City to Kimitsu City and their surrounding areas with industrial water and Chiba City, Kujyukuri coastal area and southern Boso area with domestic water, and its management operation started in April 2005, with the water sources from Naramata Dam and others.
Canal water is taken from the right bank of Tone River at Ryoso Canal No.1 Pumping station in Sawara area, Katori City, Chiba Prefecture with max. water intake of 17.47m³/s. Then water runs through about 32km of Ryoso Canal common use facilities, about 35km of Boso Canal’s basic canal facilities and approx. 31km of Minamiboso Canal facilities to reach the destination.
- 455 Ikeda, Oamishirasato City, Chiba Pref.
- Phone No.
Train and car
Apprx.20 min. by walking from Oami sta. of JR Sotobo Line
- Tokyo Water Science Museum
- This museum is located about 10 minute walk from Kokusaitenjijyo Station near Big Site Exhibition Hall in Yumenoshima Island.To celebrate 100th water works service history, Tokyo municipal government opened this museum in 1997 at Yumenoshima Island. The entire facility is dedicated for the hands-on learning of water and how it is delivered, including the explanation of equipment and numerous facilities which make it possible to deliver safe and clean water to Tokyo. Your kids will be thrilled to learn the valuable lessons through such hands-on experiments and other experiences.
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- Namikiri Fudo Temple
- Allegedly built in early Edo period, the main building of the temple stands on the cliff and is suppoted by 26 columns. As it was built on the cliff in the middle stage of the hill, overlooking the Pacific Ocean far away, it stands out in deep red color from far distance. Like Kasamori Kannon Temple building, this is also a good viewing spot for visitors, aside frrom praying.
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- Kasamori Kannon Temple
- Built in 1028, main temple hall building stands atop a large rock with overhanging scaffoldings boasts of its unique only-one structure. This all-sides hanging on the cliff shape attracts many visitors.
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