Thumbnail pictures from the Biwako Sosui (lake Biwa canal and aquaduct) in Kyoto - Japan


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The Biwako Sosui canal was constructed in 1890. The water of Biwako Canal flows down from Lake Biwa in Shiga through several long tunnels. Along the canal, you can see a lot of cherry trees and they are especially beautiful with full blossoms in spring of every year (see pictures). There is a museum near Keage with material about the canal.

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