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  • Amagase Dam
  • Amagase Dam
  • Amagase Dam
  • Amagase Dam
  • Amagase Dam

An oasis that supports the local people’s lives. Please enjoy the astonishing discharge of water and its arch.

Amagase Dam was built as the very first dam on one of the biggest rivers in west Japan, Yamatogawa river and Yodogawa river. It was first built in 1964 for adjustments of floods, supplying tap water, and producing electricity. With its dome and arch with the height (73m) and the width (254m), it is often referred to as “Hououko” for it looks like a bird opening its wings. A building made out of bricks located on the lower reaches matches the surrounding sight.

Address
〒611-0021
Uji Kanaido, Uji City
Openinghours
8:00~17:00
Phonenumber
0774-22-2188
Note
No admission when there is construction work.
Please refrain from visiting by car as we do not have any parking space for visitors.
Discharge of water is scheduled differently depending on the day.
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