Yamato River System

Nara Prefecture Dam

1557-Takayama Tameike

I no longer remember how I got there, but I came to Takayama Tameike Pond, an earth dam in Ikoma City, Nara Prefecture, Japan. The pond, called "Kurondo-ike (also written as Kurozoe-ike or Kuromizo-ike)," which is probably familiar to Ikoma citizens, is...
Nara Prefecture Dam

3130-Daimon Dam

Date of interview:2012/05/20(Sun) After the tour of Nunome Dam, we suddenly decided to visit Daimon Dam, which was under test flooding at the time. Incidentally, there is another dam of the same name in Yamanashi Prefecture. Byakko statue at the entrance of Shigisan parking lot At the entrance of Shigisan...
Nara Prefecture Dam

1578-Iwaigawa Dam

Date of interview: 2012/02/04 (Sat)Location: Shikanoen-cho, Nara City, Nara PrefectureThe Iwai River Dam is a gravity-type concrete dam operated by Nara Prefecture, located near the entrance to the Koenzan Driveway. We stopped by on our way to a meeting with dam friends...
Osaka Prefecture Dam

1440-Sayama Pond Dam

Sayama Pond Dam is the oldest earth dam in Japan, a reservoir that has been passed down from generation to generation since the 7th century, and now serves not only as an earth dam for farmers, but also to protect the lives and property of citizens, and has been transformed into a place for birds and citizens to relax. It will be passed on to the next generation for another 100 to 200 years. / Earth dam /18.5m
Nara Prefecture Dam

1573-Hase Dam / Nara Pref.

The name of this dammed lake was solicited from a local elementary school in Sakurai City, and it is called "Mahoroba Lake. Maybe if I were a snot-nosed elementary school student, I would not have thought of it. / Gravity Concrete / 55m
Nara Prefecture Dam

1569-Tenri Dam

The word "Tenri" reminds me of "Tenrikyo." I remember being taken to the headquarters as a child and kneeling in the hallway where the great monks passed by.... I also remember being treated well by the lady of the Tenrikyo Bunkyo-kai in my neighborhood, so I have a connection with Tenri in some way. So, I visited Tenri for the first time in about 20 years. Oyasama Miki must have been surprised to find that the place she visited for the first time in a long time was a dam. / Gravity Concrete / 60.5m
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