cormorant birds on the Nagara River which started 1300 years ago.
On the Ukai viewing boat, you can watch closely the astonishing
teamwork and skills of the Ukai master and cormorant birds.
May 11th to October 15th
Ukai viewing boat
If you are having a meal on the boat, please
get on the boat at 18:15.
If you are not having a meal on the boat,
please get on the boat at 19:15.
Ukai starts at 19:30.
On days when Ukai masters are fishing for theImperial Family th shrines , starting time will bedeloyed.
Starting time 18:30
Finishing time around 19:30
On the special days, cormorant fishing
will be held twice a day.
Enjoy delicious roasted
ayu on the boat.
Feel the long history of
The view of the ending
ceremony when all six
fishing boats gather
together is breathtaking.