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Hachiman-bori, Omihachiman

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The 4.75 km (2.95 mi) long canal of Hachiman-bori was established in the late 16th century, offering visitors historical and picturesque views of the city's old-world infrastructure. Built by Toyotomi Hidetsugu (daimyo and nephew to the country's ruler) as he constructed his castle and town, the channel went on to bring people and trade, helping significantly in the development of the region and neighboring towns. Almost filled in at times, this peaceful vein of water has been restored and protected by the efforts of the local population, and now makes a good place to stroll and take in the many preserved traditional buildings. Use our Omihachiman vacation generator to add Hachiman-bori and other attractions to your Omihachiman vacation plans.
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  • Hachiman moat comes in the spring and is surrounded by cherry trees, a very nice place. I think, and river boat tour through the tunnel of cherry blossoms that are good.
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  • Every year September no. 3 holiday Hachiman digging around LED and candle lights (about 3 thousand pieces), Hachiman-moat around lit up and the atmosphere was stone-faced.
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  • What is special because it is not landscape but nice atmosphere mixes! Moreover, good photo! Hachiman ropeway, co. Shrine together please visit.
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