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Nagaragawa Ukai Museum

51-2 Nagara, Gifu 502-0071, Gifu Prefecture
+81 58-210-1555
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Good to visit even not during Ukai

Actual cormorant fishing occurs between mid May and mid October. But you can visit the museum... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
culturevulture94
,
Clinton, Washington
Interesting display and information

I find this museum very nice especially because it explains a lot about the tradition of Ukai, the... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2016
deyadeya
,
Kyoto, Japan
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  • Excellent18%
  • Very good43%
  • Average34%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
23 Apr 2017
“Good to visit even not during Ukai”
11 Sep 2016
“Interesting display and information”
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51-2 Nagara, Gifu 502-0071, Gifu Prefecture
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+81 58-210-1555
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Reviewed 23 April 2017

Actual cormorant fishing occurs between mid May and mid October. But you can visit the museum anytime to learn more about this old-fashioned activity. They have a movie with English subtitles that explains details of the activity. They also have interactive displays designed mostly for...More

Thank culturevulture94
Reviewed 11 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...More

Thank deyadeya
Reviewed 10 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...More

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Reviewed 26 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...More

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