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Kamo River Summer Terraces

Kamo River Summer Terraces

Over the centuries, Japanese people have thought up many ways to combat the muggy summer weather. Kyotoites in particular have always beat the heat with a certain elegance, one way has been to take their meals on kawayuka (dining terraces built on rivers). This tradition ...

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Gifu: Nagaragawa Ukai

Gifu: Nagaragawa Ukai

Cormorant fishing. It will be held every day during the period except on the night of the full moon (Oct. 4 this year) or when the water is excessively muddy. Fee is ¥3,100 or ¥3,400 without meal. For reservation, please call 058-262-0104 (Gifu City ...

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Aichi: Kisogawa Ukai

Cormorant fishing. Fee is ¥2,600 (weekdays on Sept. 1-Oct. 15) or ¥2,900 (every Sat. & Sun., Sept. 18 and Oct. 9), without meal. There are also lunch cruise every Tue., Thur., Sat. and Sun. with ¥4,500 (Tue. and Thur. on Sept. 1-Oct. 15) or ...

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Kyoto: Arashiyama Ukai

Cormorant fishing. Fee is ¥1,800 without meal. Tickets are put on sale on the day from 1 hr. before the departure time. No reservation is necessary unless you charter a boat for a group. Schedule & Key events: ● Sept. 1-23, 6:30 p.m.-, 7:30 p.m.- Location: Oi ...