Kyushu Electric Power Co., Inc. Miyazaki Branch A dam tour to enjoy the mythical hometown of Miyazaki and sightseeing spots and spring scenery in March!

Kyushu Electric Power Co., Inc. Miyazaki Branch
We carry out dam tour to be able to enjoy sightseeing spot and spring scenery of Miyazaki in hometown of myth in March!
Visit the “Kamishiiba Dam,” which won the Dam Award 2019 Event Award, and the “Komarugawa Power Plant,” the largest pumped-storage power plant in Kyushu!
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The inside of dams and power plants that are not usually seen, such as the walking experience of the patrol inspection walkway “Catwalk” and the entrance to the largest hydroelectric power plant located 400 meters underground in Kyushu, are revealed! Why don’t you go out on a “dam trip” while feeling the spring of Miyazaki?
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Upper Shiiba Dam
Kyushu Electric Power is working on infrastructure tourism that uses dams and power plants as tourism resources with the aim of
revitalizing the region by expanding the exchange population. The 5th and 6th tours of this year’s planned tour (6 times in total) will be held in March with a refreshing breeze. This time, in addition to visits to dams and power plants, this course is unique to the hometown of Miyazaki, such as the Amaiwato Shrine in Takachiho-cho, which is known for its nationwide power spots, and the Saitobaru Burial Mounds full of ancient romance. In addition, a new day tour has been set up to make it more attractive and easy to participate.
March when cherry buds begin to fall. Please come to Spring Warm Miyazaki! -HP-
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Saitohara (Co-starring cherry and rape blossoms)

Tour Overview
1. Mikawa Water Dam and Power Plant Tour around Takachiho Gorge, Miyazaki Prefecture
Schedule: March 14 (Sat)-15 (Sun) 1 night 2 days
Travel fee: 1 adult (3 or more per room)
発 From Miyazaki: 29,800 yen (tax included)
Number of applicants: The first 21 people (however, 18 years old or older) Application: JTB Miyazaki Branch [Phone: 0985-29-3511 (weekdays 9: 30-17: 30)] 2. Electric Power Infrastructure Tour-Komaru River Water System, Miyazaki Prefecture-
Schedule: March 28 (Saturday) day trip course
Travel fee: 1 person Departing from Miyazaki: 9,980 yen (tax included) Number of applicants: First 21 people (limited to elementary school students and above)
Application: Miyazaki Kotsu [Phone: 0985-32-2323 (Weekdays 9: 30-17: 30)] Main tour contents
1. Mikawa Water Dam and Power Plant Tour around Takachiho Gorge, Miyazaki Prefecture
14March 14 (Sat) Tour of myths and power spots in Takachiho-cho [Itinerary] Departing from Miyazaki Station ?? Hyuga IC? Go theme park “Hamaguri Go Ishi no Sato” (lunch) ??
観 光 Sightseeing in Takachiho-cho (Amaniwato Shrine, Takachiho Shrine, Takachiho Gorge)

? Amaniwato Shrine
A shrine that worships Amaiwato (cave), where Amaterasu Omikami written in Japanese mythology (Kojiki / Nihonshoki) is hidden. Famous as a power spot.
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Amaniwado Shrine
Takachiho Gorge
Takachiho Gorge is one of Japan’s most famous scenic spots, designated as a national scenic natural monument in 1933 as the Gokasegawa Valley.
“Manai Falls” is a famous waterfall that can be said to be the synonym of Takachiho Gorge, and has been selected as one of the top 100 waterfalls in Japan.
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Takachiho Gorge
March 15 (Sun) ダ ム Touring dams and power plants in the Emikawa water system [Itinerary] Hotel departure ?? Kamishiiba Dam (catwalk walking experience & commemorative photo by drone) ??
学 Tour of the upper Shiiba maintenance flow power plant (tour of the hydraulic pipeline tunnel!) ?? Heike Honjin (lunch) ??
Tsukahara dam (walking experience of patrol inspection passage) ?? 着 Arrive at Miyazaki Station
? Kamiishiba Dam * Dam Award 2019 Event Award !!!
Japan’s first 100m-class large-scale arch dam built in 1955 (Showa 30). Among dam fans, it is nicknamed “Her Excellency.”
It is a topic dam that won the event award of the Dam Award 2019! [Image 5

Upper Shiiba Dam (release)
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Catwalk walking experience
* Catwalk walking experience & drone
Commemorative photo! !

? Tsukahara Dam
This is a 87m-high gravity dam constructed in Morozuka Village, Miyazaki Prefecture in 1938. At the time of construction, it was the tallest in the East, and it was a highly designed dam with towers like the Great Wall and elaborate balustrades. Registered as a “Registered Tangible Cultural Property”
Certified as a “Modernized Industrial Heritage”.
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Tsukahara Dam
2. Electric Power Infrastructure Tour-Komaru River Water System, Miyazaki Prefecture-
[Itinerary] Departing from Miyazaki Station ?? Saitohara (cherry blossom and rape blossoms)? Lunch (Kijo-cho, wild vegetable dishes and specialty beeco)
?? Kyushu’s largest pumped-storage power plant “ Komarugawa Power Plant ” and Ishikawachi Dam tour 着? Arrive at Miyazaki Station Saitobaru Burial Mounds
A group of tumuli that have been designated as a National Historic Site in 1952. They are about 2.6 km east-west, 4.2 km north-south, and 50-80 m above sea level.
Tombs dating from the first half of the 4th century to the 7th century are scattered over 300 tombs on the ground.
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Saitobaru Burial Mounds
One of the best cherry blossom viewing spots in the prefecture. 2,000 cherry blossoms and 300,000 rape blossoms are blooming mainly in front of the tomb in Saitobaru, telling the coming of spring. The contrast of pink cherry blossoms and yellow rape blossoms is amazing! [Image 9d47304-9-436786-12.jpg
Saitohara (cherry blossom and rape blossoms)
? Kyushu’s largest pumped-storage hydroelectric power plant
“Komarugawa Power Plant” (Omarugawa Hatsunesho)
Komarugawa Power Station is the largest pumped-storage hydroelectric power station in Kyushu that started commercial operation of the first unit in July 2007 and 1.2 million units in July 2011.
Pumped storage power plants are characterized by “pumping water used for power generation and reusing it for power generation”.
In recent years, renewable energies such as solar power have been used to the maximum, such as pumping water during the day using electricity generated by sunlight and generating electricity at night.
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Komarugawa Power Station Upper Generator
Ishikawauchi Dam
The Ishikawachi Dam is a 185m long, 48m high concrete gravity dam constructed in 2007 as a lower dam of the Komarugawa Pumped Storage Power Plant.
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Ishikawachi Dam (gravity dam)



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