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Tsujunkyo Bridge

Tsujunkyo Bridge is Japan’s largest stone-arch aqueduct bridge, and it was constructed in 1854 by a local official Yasunosuke Futa in Yabe. The structural purpose was to supply water to the Shiraito Plateau where people suffered from water shortage at that time. The supply of water comes from the upper stream of the Sasahara River about 6 kilometers away. The total length of the water passage is approximately 30 kilometers, and the irrigated area covers an extensive, 100 hectares.