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Tamagawa Josui Aqueduct173 views
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Tamagawa River has a good number of cherry trees in Hamura.172 views
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Map of Tamagawa Josui Aqueduct149 views
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Tamagawa Josui Aqueduct goes on for over 40 km to Yotsuya in Tokyo.127 views
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Tamagawa Josui Aqueduct lined with cherry trees. I missed the full bloom period.114 views
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Entry point of Tamagawa Josui Aqueduct straight ahead. This water has been diverted from the Tamagawa River (on the right).113 views
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Start of Tamagawa Josui Aqueduct. The Aqueduct was built in 1653, 50 years after Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu moved to Edo. 玉川上水110 views
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Cherry trees108 views
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Materials and technique used for the Tamagawa Josui floodgate in the Edo Period.104 views
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Tamagawa Josui Aqueduct required constant repair and maintenance during the Edo Period. It created new jobs for Hamura residents (mostly farmers).102 views
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Weeping cherry next to the water park.93 views
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Tamagawa Josui Aqueduct entrance.93 views
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Weeping cherries92 views
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Tamagawa Josui floodgate. Hamura is noted as the starting point of the Tamagawa Josui Aqueduct built by the Tamagawa farmer brothers in 1653 to supply water to the growing and thirsty city of Edo.92 views
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Tamagawa River is dammed here by Hamura Intake Weir. Some of the diverted water is released back into Tamagawa River on the right.91 views
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Statue of the Tamagawa brothers who were consigned to build the Tamagawa Josui Aqueduct.91 views
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Floodgate. The position and length is almost the same as the original one built in the 17th century. Only the materials have been replaced with concrete. Water from the Tamagawa River going to Tamagawa Josui canal/Aqueduct.91 views
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Statue of the Tamagawa brothers87 views
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Tamagawa River86 views
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Walking path parallel to Tamagawa Josui Aqueduct. These are all cherry trees.86 views
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Weeping cherry83 views
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Park adjacent to Tamagawa Josui Aqueduct79 views
 
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