Kawachi Reservoir

Sarakura, Kawachi-Higashida area History and historic sites / Nature / Scenic spots / See / Play

An artificial lake where you can enjoy beautiful scenery every season.

It is built by Kawachi Dam, built upstream of the Itabitsu River, and designated as Kitakyushu National Monument.

The “Minamikawachi Bridge” over the pond is the only existing steel bridge in Japan, built in an architectural style called Lenticular Truss.

The technology was highly appreciated, and in 2006 it was designated as a national important cultural property (building).

Address1-Chome Kawachi, Yahatahigashi-ku, Kitakyushu City
Access西鉄バス「上重田」より徒歩約12分 車:北九州都市高速大谷または山路出口より約20分

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Attractions

Nearby Attractions
  • Special area for viewing Imperial Steel Works, Japan First Head Office

  • Higashida Blast Furnace I

  • Mt. Sarakura

  • Korodai Park