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View from the Southwest Corner of Otokoyama Distribution Reservoir near Himeji Castle
Japan

This is the view from the southwest corner of Otokoyama Distribution Reservoir on Mt.Otokoyama located 500 m (1650 ft.) to the west of Himeji Castle, the world heritage.

This is one of the oldest reservoirs in Himeji (completed in April, 1929).

Mt.Otokoyama is known as a good spot to view Himeji Castle. However, the castle is under restoration during 2010-2014. In the restoration process, its main keep is covered with gantries and scaffolds. For that reason, you will see a gigantic roofed scaffolds instead of the castle as you see in this panorama.

Copyright: Kengo Shimizu
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10000x5000
Taken: 18/01/2012
Uploaded: 18/01/2012
Updated: 25/04/2014
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