Kiso-gawa Cormorant Fishing
Uraku-en & Chashitsu Jo-an
Within the pretty garden of Uraku-en in the grounds of the Meitetsu Inuyama Hotel, you'll find 'Jo-an', one of the finest teahouses in...
A National Treasure, Japan's oldest standing castle is said to have originated as a fort in 1440. The current donjon (main keep) built...
Just south of Inuyama-jō is this picturesque Shinto shrine.
Fancy five-course French cusine in an Edo-period building with an attractive garden – lovely! From the station, turn right at the...
Kiso-gawa Cormorant Fishing information
From June 1 to October 15, the spectacle of this ancient practice takes place close to Inuyama-yūen Station, by the Twin Bridge Inuyama-bashi. Book your ticket on a Kisogawa Kankō spectator boat at the Tourist Information Center or near the cormorant-fishing pier. Up-close-and-personal tour boats depart nightly at 7pm from June to August; 30 minutes earlier in September and October. Daylight tours depart at 11.30am and include a lunchbox (adult/child ¥3800/2900). You can always watch from a distance on the riverbank for free.