Ryujin River & Kamegafuchi Pool (Hitachiota City)
The Ryujin River and Kamegafuchi pool area is the source of numerous local legends. In Japanese, Ryujin River means ‘Dragon River’ as people believed a dragon lived in the river. The strange quiet of the Kamegafuchi Pool area certainly seems as if something could be lurking in the pool’s depths.
The Ryujin River and Kamegafuchi Pool area is a great place for hiking. Nearby destinations include Ryujin Campsite and Tacchan no Yu hot spring baths, both great places to relax and recover after a say’s hiking.
236 Shimotakakuracho, Hitachiota City
By public transport: around 45 minutes by bus from Hitachiota Station on the JR Suigun Line. Get off at Ryujin Suspension Bridge or Ryujin Damn. 1 hour's walk from the bus stop.
By car: about 40 minutes' drive from Hitachi-Minami-Ota IC on the Joban Expressway. 1 hour's walk from the car park.