Dam D

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The ponds of Nanatsudo Park are joined by five dams, ‘Dam A’ through ‘Dam E’, designed in a variety of styles to illustrate the progress of time, from ancient to modern times, in a downstream sequence.

Dam D is a modern construction built of stone and concrete, with decorative elements such as a parapet and an arch bridge.

By the northwest pond is a Kofun-period site, the ‘Gongenyama Cave Graves’. Today, there remain only five of the original seven stone chambers (caves), which gave the park its name: ‘Nanatsudo’ (‘Seven caves’).