HADANO Sightseen Guide ［秦野 Guide］
Spring Water in Hadano
【 名水の里 はだの 】
- Selected 100 Exquisite and Well-Conserved Waters -
Many springs are to be found in Hadano City. Their waters have been used by people since ancient times.
In 1985, the springs of the Hadano basin were selected as one of Japan’s top 100 famous waters by the Ministry of the Environment.
Particularly famous among the springs within the city is Kobo-no-Shimizu (above photograph), which features in the legend of Kobo Daishi.
There are many other springs, as well as rivers such as Mizunashi River, the Shijuhasse River, and the Kuzuha River. Truly, Hadano is the home of famous waters.
There are also many spots related to water, such as Lake Shinsei and the Higeso falls, which were formed by the Great Kanto Earthquake.