Kinjo Dam, Naha

Kinjo Dam, Naha

The Kinjo Dam is a concrete gravity dam on the Li River in Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. It is designated as a cultural property and is located 500 m south of Shuri Castle. Construction on the dam began in 1989 and it was completed in 2000. Its main purpose is flood control and on average, it can control an intake of 40 m3/s releasing 23 m3/s. The 19 m tall and 120 m long dam was constructed on fragile rock and is set on a deep concrete staircase foundation.
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Kinjo Dam on Map

Sight Name: Kinjo Dam
Sight Location: Naha, Japan
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Naha, Japan

Create Your Own Walk in Naha

Create Your Own Walk in Naha

Creating your own self-guided walk in Naha is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Sightseeing Tour in Naha

Sightseeing Tour in Naha

As the capital of Okinawa Prefecture and the main city on the island of Okinawa, Naha is a city with plenty to offer. This self-guided walking tour will take you to the most important attractions in the city, without which your visit to Naha wouldn't be complete. Sugar-Loaf Hill, Tsuboya Pottery Museum, just to name a few, are must sees while in Naha.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.9 Km or 4.3 Miles
Naha Introduction Walk

Naha Introduction Walk

Naha, the capital of Okinawa, although small a city, does contain a plethora of historic attractions. If you decide to visit Naha, make sure to explore the Shikina-en Garden, Tamaudun Mausoleum, but most importantly, the Shuri Castle, a restored royal residence of the Ryukyu Kingdom, flourished throughout the 15th-19th centuries and recognized as the birthplace of Okinawa karate. Take this...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 Km or 2.2 Miles