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Shingu Dam

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Gourmet Information
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Purpose FAIP *See more -> the functions of the dam
Location Shikokuchuo City, Ehime Pref. *See more
River Dozan River, Yoshino River System
Type Concrete gravity dam
Gate Radial gate:4
Dam Height(m) 42
Crest Length(m) 138
Total Storage
Completion 1974
Details The thyristor leonard control method, which was latest at that time, was adopted to control the speed of a cable crane that conveyed dam concrete. In addition, the belt press filter dehydrator was adopted for the first time in Japan to treat turbid water discharged from the aggregate plant.
Shin-chan and Gu-chan
Shin-chan and Gu-chan


Shikokuchuo City, Ehime Pref.
Phone No.
*Ikeda Integrated Operation and Maintenance Office
Address:Miyoshi City, Tokushima Pref.
Phone No.:+81-883-72-2050


Approx.30 min. by car from JR Yosan Line Kawanoe sta. or Iyo-Mishima sta.
Approx.15 min. from Kochi Expressway Shingu IC

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Matsuyama Castle
Matsuyama CastleTwo major tourst attractions of Matsuyama City, the capital city of Ehime Prefecture, are Matsuyama Castle and Dogo Hot Spring. A low mountain is in the center of Matsuyama City and wa selected for the site for Matsuyama Castle. So this castle stands on the summit of that mountain. Originally constructed in 1627, the castle consists of three-storied donjon (tower) and other structures surrounded by stone walls (called "Ishigaki"), eight traditional entrance gates and the moat surrounding the foot of the mountain. Offering a beautiful view of the central part of the city, the castle attracts lots of tourists and the residents of local and nearby towns all the year round.
Photo by "Matsuyama Convention and Visitors Bureau" HP
See more ->Matsuyama Convention and Visitors Bureau
Dogo Onsen (Dogo Hot Spring)
Dogo Onsen (Dogo Hot Spring)Being close to the foot of the moutain where the castle stands and being connected with the shopping arcade is the famous "Dogo Onsen" (Dogo Hot Spring). As soaking in a soothing hot spring bath is the great fun for typical Japanese people, this natural hot spring is the symbol of leisure spot. Holding a vestige of good old days, the 3-tiered "Sanso-Ro" Dogo Onsen wooden building structure houses different types of baths provided, one is just soaking yourself in the bath and others, relaxing in Japanse Yukata bathrobe and relaxing on the second floor after the bath with tea and a sweet cake. By whichever case you choose, you can feel a typical Japanese way of relaxation.
Photo by "Dogo Onsen Tourist Association" HP
See more ->Dogo Onsen Tourist Association
*Shingu Dam is located between Takamatsu City and Matsuyama City. Matsuyama City is located over 40km away and is about an hour plus car ride from the dam.


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