Kamo River

The Kamo River (鴨川, Kamo-gawa?, duck river – see onomastics) is located in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. The riverbanks are popular walking spots for residents and tourists. In summer, restaurants open balconies looking out to the river. There are pathways running alongside the river on which one can walk along the river, and some stepping stones that cross the river. The water level of the river is usually relatively low; less than one meter in most places. During the rainy season, however, the pathways sometimes flood in their lower stretches.

Read more about Kamo River:  Geographic Description, Onomastics, History

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Kamo River - History
... the river's course was altered to flow east of the palace ... unmanageable things Sōhei (armed monks of Enryaku-ji), dice, and the water of the Kamo River ... The merchant Suminokura Ryōi constructed the Takase River on a parallel with the Kamo River in early 17th century ...
Kamo Shrine - Shinto Belief
... The popular name for Kamo-wakeikazuchi jinja is the Kamigamo jinja or Kamigamo Shrine, also called Upper Shrine ... In part, it is called the "upper" shrine because it is situated on the east bank of the Kamo River (鴨川 or 賀茂川, Kamo-gawa?) up-stream from its ... The more commonly used name for Kamo-mioya jinja is the Shimogamo jinja or Shimogamo Shrine, also called the Lower Shrine ...
... Miya-gawa means "Shrine River", referring to the nickname of the Kamo River just south of Shijō ... (divine palanquin) of Yasaka Shrine used to be purified here in the waters of the river ... in many small theaters on the banks of the Kamo River ...
Lake Biwa Canal - History
... confluence point between Ōtsu and the Kamo River) began in 1885 and finished five years later in 1890 ... In 1894 the Kamo River Waterway—started in 1892—was completed, uniting Kamo River and Fushimi ward ...

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