Address/Yasunami, Shimanto-shi, Kochi
It is about ten minutes by car from Access/Nakamura Station
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Four village grooves prepared dam (160m in length, width 11m) of diverted water purpose into Asao of river after the branch of Shimanto River, and they were made to irrigate four villages of Akita, cheap regular, Saoka, Kotsuka.
Many waterwheels were set up to draw water for rural scenery which was quieter than this groove before in kattan cotton and rice field.
Unfortunately only several engines are disappearing now, and waterwheel installed for sightseeing is installed in waterwheel drawing water in rice field by management of local.
In addition, park is maintained near the waterwheel and gives coloring to the scenery with hydrangea planted along the waterway.
We put together every year at village of cheap regular waterwheel at time when hydrangea from May through June blooms and hold "village hydrangea festival of Shimantogawa Hanakikou cheap regular waterwheel". There is history section of local product sale and waterwheel handmade demonstration and waterwheel, too and is ideal as place of area learning of child.
Hydrangea Festival of 2020 will cancel holding.
The best time to see
The late May and early June
Enquiry Shimanto City Tourism Association (0880) 35-4171