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Kasumigaura Lake Development

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Purpose AWI *See more -> the functions of the dam
Location 12 municipalities, Ibaragi Pref. /Katori City, Chiba Pref.
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River Hitachi River, Kasumigaura River System
Gate Roller gate:8,
Lock gate:2
Crest Length(m) 252km
Total Storage
Completion 1996
Details Kasumigaura Lake Development was a project in which lake banks were built and gates were reconstructed around the natural lake, Kasumigaura Lake , which supplies irrigation, domestic and industrial water to Ibaraki, Chiba and Tokyo Pref. You can learn about Kasumigaura Lake and water with fun at the Water Science Museum , Kasumigaura Fureai Land in Namegata City.
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359 Ushiwata, Kasumigaura City, Ibaraki Pref.,
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Apprx.20 min. by taxi from Tsuchiura sta. of JR Joban line
Apprx.15 min. by taxi from Kandatsu sta. of JR Joban line
Joban Expressway Tsuchiura-Kita IC
Apprx.30 min. from Tsuchiura-Kita IC

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Ibaraki Prefectural Flower Park
This Ibaraki Prefectural Flower Park is located in the Northwest of Lake Kasumigaura and has the open space of about 30 ha, consisting of various flower gardens and greens, including the garden of roses, Irises Japonica, hydrangeas, lilies, dahlias, and pheasants' eyes.
Mt. Tsukuba
Mt. Tsukuba is one of the famous 100 beautiful mountains of Japan. Though its height is just 877m above sea level, it will give you a grand view of surroundings from the twin peaks, i.e. beautiful low mountain ranges, Lake Kasumigaura and rice fields. THe local bus will take you to the Tsukuba Shrine in the middle of the mountain. You can take a cable car almost to the peak. After a few minutes walk, you can take a ropeway down to the middle. With those rides, you can make a round excursion here.

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