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Nagaragawa Ukai Museum

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Address: 51-2 Nagara, Gifu 502-0071, Gifu Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 58-210-1555
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I find this museum very nice especially because it explains a lot about the tradition of Ukai, the cormorant fishing, in a very informative yet interesting. Some of the displays... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 September 2016
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Kyoto, Japan
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Kyoto, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I find this museum very nice especially because it explains a lot about the tradition of Ukai, the cormorant fishing, in a very informative yet interesting. Some of the displays require interaction with visitors, however they are only available in Japanese. The movie about Ukai has English subtitle though, it was nice.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

We bought our tickets for the cormorant fishing for the evening and was given discount vouchers to visit this Nagaragawa Ukai Museum. It is recommended to visit this museum before the cormorant fishing in the river at night as this museum will give introduction and information about it. The exhibits, videos and photos in the museum make it so much... More 

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Nagoya, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

Located perfectly by the River Nagara.Detailed description of "ukai" (cormorant fishing). Because ukai is done at night, there are things that you might miss because of the darkness. Visiting the ukai museum before actually watching ukai gives you a much clearer picture of how it is done! The museum describes ukai in a lively and easy-to-understand way with photos, videos... More 

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