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Hitokura Dam

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Gourmet Information
Selected 100 ReservoirBy BusBy TrainBy Car
Purpose FNW *See more -> the functions of the dam
Location Kawanishi City, Hyogo Pref. *See more
River Hitokuraoroji River, Yodo River System
Type Concrete gravity dam
Gate High head radial gate:2
Dam top over flow radial gate:2
Dam Height(m) 75
Crest Length(m) 285
Total Storage
Completion 1982
Details Hitokura Dam is the last dam of JWA to be constructed by the column block method. River environmental conservation measures, sedimentation restoration method and countermeasures against fishes of foreign origin were implemented. Experiment in flexible management and operation have been conducted since 2006.
Hitokuramaru-kun and Shizuka-chan
Hitokuramaru-kun and Shizuka-chan


4-1Karamatsu Hitokura, Kawanishi City, Hyogo Pref.
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Train and Bus
Apprx.12 min. by bus and walking from Yamashita sta. of Nose Electric Railway

Dam Card

Dam Card
Dam Card


Tourist Spots

Myoken Mountain Forest
Myoken Mountain ForestMyokenn Mountain Forest is located up further north-east from Hitokura Dam. By taking a ropeway and moveable hillside lift, you can go closer to the top of Mt. myoken. There is the terrace for barbequing and hiking trails available.
Photo by "Nose Electric Railway" HP
See more ->Nose Electric Railway(Only Japanese)
Hitokura Prefectural Park
Hitokura Prefectural ParkHitokura Dam reservoir (Chimyo Lake) area is a prefectural park for the visitors to enjoy lakeside view and playing by the lake. Please bring playing gadgets and spend sometime there.
Photo by "Hitokura Prefectural Park Operation and Maintenance Office" HP
See more ->Hitokura Prefectural Park Operation and Maintenance Office(Only Japanese)


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