|Origin||Yodo River, at Kema Lock
|Mouth||Osaka Bay, at Tempozan
|Basin countries||Osaka City, Japan|
The Kyū-Yodo River (旧淀川 Kyū-Yodo-gawa?) was the main stream of the Yodo River before 1907, when the current (new) Yodo River was constructed by a normalisation project. Now called the Kyū-Yodo River, it is a major waterway in central Osaka and the main drainage of Neyagawa river.
The name Kyū-Yodo river means former Yodo river in Japanese.
The name Kyū-Yodo River is a geological name, locally it is called by subdivision names. From the source to the mouth, it is named as follows:
This is the name for the section from the Kema Lock to the Tenjimbashi (bridge); the Japanese name is Ōkawa (大川).
This is the name for the section from the Tenjimbashi (bridge) to the Funatsubashi (bridge) along the north shore of Nakanoshima Island; the Japanese name is Dōjima-gawa (堂島川).
This is the name for the section from the Tenjimbashi (bridge) to the Funatsubashi (bridge) along the south shore of Nakanoshima Island; the Japanese name is Tosabori-gawa (土佐堀川).
Points of interest
Points of interest from the source to the mouth.
- Keihan City Mall (department store)
- Minami-Temma Park
- Nakanoshima Park
- Osaka Stock Exchange
- Museum of Oriental Ceramics
- City Hall
- High District Court Osaka branch
- Bank of Japan Osaka branch
- National Museum of Art, Osaka
- Osaka Science Museum
- Rihga Royal Hotel
- Osaka International Convention Center
- Osaka Central Wholesale Market
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