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Purpose WI *See more -> the functions of the dam
Location Ichihara City, Chiba Pref. / Nagara Town, Chosei Gun, Chiba Pref.
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River Murata River, Murata River System
Type Earth fill dam
Gate Gateless
Dam Height(m) 52
Crest Length(m) 250
Total Storage
(1,000m³)
10,000
Completion 1985
Details Nagara Dam is one of Boso canal facilities that supply domestic water to Chiba city area, Kujukuri coastal area and Minami Boso area and industrial water to Keiyo industrial zone etc. The height of dam body is 52m and this is the fourth highest earthfill dam in Japan.
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Location

Address
Nagara Town, Chosei Gun, Chiba Pref.
Phone No.
+81-475-72-4121
*Chiba Regional Water Control and Management Office / Boso Canal

Access

Train
Apprx.20 min. by car from Kazusa-Mitsumata sta. of Kominato Railway
Car
Apprx.15 min. by car from Mobara-Kita IC of Express of Metropolitan Inter-City Express

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Kasamori Kannon Temple
Kasamori Kannon TempleBuilt 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.
Photo by "Kasamori-Kannon Temple Japanese" HP
See more ->Kasamori-Kannon Temple Japanese

Events

Cherry Blossom Festival at Nagara Dam [Beginning of April]
Cherry Blossom Festival at Nagara DamCherry Blossom festival is held along the bank of Nagara Dam reservoir. Some 3,200 cherry blossom trees of two types, Someiyoshino and Mountain cherry blossom, were planted around the dam reservoir. During the festival, 500 paper lanterns are illuminated from 18:00 to 20:00, and the beautifully illuminated cherry blossoms are reflected on the water surface of the reservoir. Also, many featured attractions are performed on one Sunday as a special event day in the beginning of April, including selling local specialties and rice cakes catch, etc. The footpaths around the reservoir are well known for strolling of families and young people.

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