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Ryugakubo was selected as one of "Japan's 100 Best Bodies of Water" due to the abundance of the water volume and to its amazing quality. The water from this pond has long been used by the local residents in their daily lives. A festival is held every July by the 2 villages it serves. Many folktales have been told about this place, and the area is gathering attention for the water's purification powers, making this place quite a power spot.
Yachi, Tsunan-machi, Nakauonuma, Niigata
60 minutes by car from Shiozawa-Ishiuchi Interchange via Kan-etsu Expressway
Take the bus from JR Joetsu Shinkansen Echigo-Yuzawa Station, transfer at Tsunan Stop, Get off at Yachi Public Hall Stop, then walk 10 minutes
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