[Japan Water Agency / JWA] Water resources development of seven river systems.

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Tourist Attractions

1Day Drive around Dams & Canals
Japan with a long history and tradition has varieties of diversified culturues. And each locality has its own distinctive features that attract visitors. Sight-seeing spots, a local delicacy, a joyful event, etc. are all different by locality. The areas where dams or canals of Japan Water Agency are located have many attractions. With this project of introduction of attractive touring destinations, we would like to present you some of the distinctive features of the locality. Why don't you rent a car at a major railway station of the locality and get started for your trip, stopping by at some of the attractive spots on the way to the final destination of the dam or the canal of Japan Water Agency.
Sameura NEW
Reihoku- ji route to lead you to Sameura Dam – the life of Shikoku
Three towns and one village - Otoyo Town, Motoyama Town, Tosa Town, Okawa Village in the upper reaches of the Yoshino River in northern Kochi prefecture called "Reihoku area". The area is surrounded by mountains in a peaceful atmosphere. To introduce it more to people, the second car trip of the Reihoku- ji route to leading you to Sameura Dam - "life of Shikoku" has been planned.
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Tokuyama
Western Mino Route toward Tokuyama Dam
We chose this Mino route first simply because Mino is located close to the center of the Japanese Archipelago. As you will see, Mino has many hidden attractive spots. So please get started for your touring adventure in Mino District.
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Lake Biwa
Lake Biwa Tour
Lake Biwa is the largest lake in Japan and it occupies the central part of Shiga Prefecture and actually occupies one sixth of the prefecture. It holds the largest amount of water among all the lakes in Japan and supplies 14 million people with domestic water. The value of this lake is not limited to such a socio-economic factors. The lake also provide peole with many tourist attrations as well. We just show some of them here. Frankly just one day trip is too short for so many attractive spots. Please choose ones that best suit your interest. We hope you will have another chance to visit the places listed on your next anf following trips.
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Map Series [No.1]
"Photogenic site" Map
Nowadays among youngsters in Japan, what we call the "photogenic scene on the instagram" has been drawing a special attention and such a photo is called a "Insta-genic" photo. So, would you like to find such a photogenic scene among the dams and reservoirs of Japan Water Agency? You may find "dam-genic" photo world out of them.
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