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Shibahara irrigation canal

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Shibahara irrigation canal Fukui City

Shibahara irrigation canal supplying clean water was constructed by Yuki Hideyasu when he built Fukui Castle and castle town for the purpose of securing drinking water for the residents of castle town. Water was taken from the Kuzuryu River. Excavation survey found that stonework was partly built inside of Fukui Castle. However, the whole aspect is yet to be confirmed.

3-1-1 Hoei, Fukui City (※ Water was taken from theKuzuryu River and sent into Fukui Castle.)

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