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Sameura Dam

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Purpose FNAWIP *See more -> the functions of the dam
Location Tosa Town, Tosa Gun, Kochi Pref. / Motoyama Town, Nagaoka Gun, Kochi Pref.
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River Yoshino River, Yoshino River System
Type Concrete gravity dam
Gate Dam top over flow roller gate:6
Dam Height(m) 106
Crest Length(m) 400
Total Storage
Completion 1974
Details Because the river width was wide enough and the effect on the construction schedule was considered to a minimum, multiple-stage diversion method was adopted for the construction of diversion works. It was also one of the earliest construction dams that adopted mild slope fillets in designing the basic shape of a concrete dam.


Tosa Town, Tosa Gun, Kochi Pref.
Phone No.
*Ikeda Integrated Operation and Maintenance Office
Address:Miyoshi City, Tokushima Pref.
Phone No.:+81-883-72-2050


Approx.25 min. by car from JR Dosan Line Osugi sta.
Approx.25 min. from Kochi Expressway Otoyo IC

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Tourist Spots

Katsurahama Beach
Katsurahama BeachFurther down south from Kochi, about 30 min. by car from central Kochi City, scenic Katsurahama Beach, facing the Pacific Ocean, is located. The statue of Sakamoto Ryoma (explained in the column below) stands near the beach.
Photo by "Kochi City Travel Guide" HP
See more ->Kochi City Travel Guide
Sakamoto Ryoma Memorial Museum
Sakamoto Ryoma Memorial MuseumSakamoto Ryoma was an epoch-making figure at the time of real end of Edo Period. He was one of the prominent Japanese persons who drove the movement to overturn the Tokugawa Shogunate Government to make the dawn of new Meiji restoration. However, at the age of 31, he was assassinated. He has been depicted as a Japanese hero at that time in TV dramas, movies and novels, etc. It could be said that almost all the Japanese people know him as an here in Japan. In memory of his life during the changing times, the Sakamoto Ryoma Memorial Museum was established at the edge of Katsurahama Beach to display his stuff related to his life and his activities.
Photo by "Sakamoto Ryoma Memorial Museum" HP
See more ->Sakamoto Ryoma Memorial Museum
*Though Sameura Dam is located within Kochi Prefecture, it is deep in mountain, and is rather far from the cities., about an 1.5 hour car ride to Kochi City, Kochi Prefecture.

Gourmet Information

Sameura "Gibier" Curry and Rice
Sameura "Gibier" Curry and Rice
Nunome Dam Curry and Rice
Sameura "8 Edible Leaves" Curry and Rice
Vegetable version featuring eight sorts of abundant locally grown vegetables
and "Gibier" version featuring venison/boar meats
¥800 or over (excluding tax)
Yutorisuto Park Otoyo
4037-25 Nakamuradaio, Otoyo Town, Kochi Pref.
Phone No.
on Tue., the day after holiday
*except spring vacation, Golden Week and summer vacation

*Prices and ingredients may change.


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