Extract of fine water source sceneries in Japan. Information will be updated as Global Water continues its local expedition.


Jo no Fuchi
(Spring of stick)

Home of special fish kind

History of this grand spring of 1,000㎡goes back when the great priest Kobo-Taishi is said to have poked his stick on a ground spot where fresh water subsequently started to jet out.
Today the spring is located inside a large "Jo no Fuchi Park". The water, source of which is believed to have same origin as Shigenobu River's, is characterized by its high level of transparency and abundant spout volume.
"Teiregi", a very little known water plant that produces Wasabi-like mustard inhabits by the water source.

Location: Minami Takai-cho, Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture
Transportation: Take bus for "Danso-guchi" at "Matsuyama" station on Iyo Tetsudo Line, change bus at "Morimatsu" to Iyotesu Bus for "Takai", drop at "Jo no Fuchi Koen (Park)".
Contact: Matsuyama City Office 81- 89-948-6519