On April 19, 2024, the Kyoto City Water and Sewerage Bureau opened its Toba Water Environmental Conservation Center in Minami Ward, Kyoto City to the public for the first time in five years. The event was crowded with visitors enjoying the wisteria flowers, which are at their peak.

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