About the greater fountain in Gassan lake
♦Shining water monument in green mountain and blue sky.
This fountain is 112 m tall which is the highest in Japan, popular as a symbol of Nishikawa town. During July, the fountain is illuminated at night showing its fantastic figure. Gassan summer festival is held every last Saturday in July. Many events related to water are planned in the town.
Details the greater fountain in Gassan lake
- Address:Sunagoseki, Nishikawa town, Nishi murayama county, Yamagata
Opening hour:10a.m. - 4p.m. (Saturday and Sundays: till 6p.m.), the fountain launches every an hour for 10 minutes.
Closed:From end of June till April next year.
Parking:(free) 40 cars
Access to the greater fountain in Gassan lake
Access:20 minutes from Yamagata highway Nishikawa IC via R112, toward Tsuruoka.