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See Ukai Cormorant Fishing at Kintai Bridge

At this summer event, visitors can view the traditional summer spectacle of cormorant fishing (ukai) at Kintai Bridge, all from a pleasure boat. Dressed in traditional costumes, the cormorant fishermen will display their skill at commanding the cormorants, looking mysterious against the backdrop of the Kintai Bridge, one of Japan's Three Unusual Bridges, all lit up. Come see the incredible spectacle of the fishermen and their cormorants before your very eyes, in the wavering lamplight of the cormorant boats.
Time 2023/06/01 - 2023/09/10 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (Approx. 2 hours)
Location I-chome, Iwakuni, Iwakuni City, around Kintai Bridge
Access ・Approx. 120 minutes from Otani Sanso by car
・Public Transit: Approx. 15 minutes by bus to Kintai Bridge from JR Shin-Iwakuni Station
・By car: Approx. 7 minutes from the Iwakuni Interchange on the Sanyo Expressway
・By plane: Approx. 10 minutes by bus to Iwakuni Station from Iwakuni Kintai-kyou Airport, then approx. 20 minutes by bus to Kintai Bridge
Parking Parking available nearby (may be paid parking depending on the season).
Price/s Adults (Older than middle school age) 3,000 yen
Children (Elementary school age) 1,500 yen
*Children under the age of 2 will be charged if they need a seat.
Notes Inquiries
Iwakuni City Tourism Promotion Department
Iwakuni City Tourism Association Ukai Office
Cautionary Notes *Please make a reservation by phone at least 5 days in advance. +81-827-28-2877 (Reception: Mon-Fri 8:30-17:00)