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Takizawa Dam

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Purpose FNWP *See more -> the functions of the dam
Location Chichibu City, Saitama Pref. *See more
River Nakatsu River, Ara River System
Type Concrete gravity dam
Gate High head radial gate:2
Radial gate:3
Jet flow gate:2
Dam Height(m) 132
Crest Length(m) 424
Total Storage
Completion 2008
Details The SP-TOM method that conveys concrete through a rotating cylinder pipe installed on a steep slope was used to place the concrete at energy dissipation works In addition, Takizawa Dam is the first large dam that adopted the multistage selective water intake gate.
Ururu-kun and Fururu-chan
Ururu-kun and Fururu-chan


041 Arakawakuna, Chichibu City, Saitama Pref.
Phone No.


Train and Bus
Apprx.30 min. by bus from Mitsumine-guchi sta. of Chichibu Railway

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Tourist Spots

Nakatsu Ravine
Nakatsu RavineNakatsu Ravine is a famous tourist destination, especially in Autumn, when combination of red, yellow and green colors of leaves gives us a beautiful setting of natural harmony of colors reflecting over the river and streams.
Photo by "Chichibu Visitor's Guide" HP
See more ->Chichibu Visitor's Guide
The remains of Tochimoto Checkpoint Station
Before Tokugawa Shogunate Government started in Edo Period, then feudal lord Shingen Takeda of Koushu Region set up a checkpoint station at the gate to Koushu from Chichibu, a part of Chichibu belonging to Edo area. Located close to the mountain pass, this site still retains the atmosphere of feudal age scene.
Mitsumine Shrine
Mitsumine ShrineMitsumine Shrine is now a famous place where a lot of "power spots", source of misterious power which gives us a good fortune is located. As the shrine sits in a high elevation erea of 1100m above sea level and is near the high deep Tama mountain region, this has been the place of worship among pious worshippers.
Photo by "Chichibu Area Tourism Organization" HP
See more ->Chichibu Area Tourism Organization

Gourmet Information

Takizawa Dam Curry and Rice
Takizawa Dam Curry and Rice
Roadside station Otaki hot spring"Gorokan"
4277-2 Otaki, Chichibu City, Saitama Pref.
Phone No.
on Wed. (exc. Holidays and from 25 Oct. to 20 Nov.)


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