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Inuyama

Castle city with rich history

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Ukai at Inuyama

Ukai at Inuyama

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For over 1300 years, the traditional art of cormorant fishing has been practiced on the river below Inuyama Castle.

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About Inuyama

Inuyama is a city in central Japan, known for the 16th-century Inuyama Castle. Nearby Urakuen is a peaceful garden with the centuries-old Jo-an teahouse. The Museum Meiji-mura features dozens of restored late-19th-century buildings from the Meiji era. Little World is an open-air museum with traditional houses from across the globe. In summer, local fishermen use trained cormorants to catch fish on the Kiso River.

Approx. 25 minutes from Meitetsu Nagoya Station to Inuyama Station by Meitetsu rapid limited express / limited express. Inuyama is a city located in the northwest area of Aichi, a prefecture in the central region of Japan. Inuyama is rich in the cultural property including Inuyama Castle, one of the five national treasure castles of Japan that were built in the Edo period or before, and Urakuen Japanese Garden containing one of the three national treasure tea houses in the country.

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