Hobikisen: Traditional Fishing Boat (Lake Kasumigaura Area)
Hobikisen describes a traditional wooden fishing boat that sails along Lake Kasumigaura, the second largest lake in Japan. These boats with billowing white sails evoke a nostalgic sense of days gone by.
During the warmer months, visitors can take a cruise on the lake to observe traditional fishing boats at work.
Three municipalities in the Lake Kasumigaura area offer these sightseeing boat trips: Kasumigaura City, Tsuchiura City, and Namegata City.
- Lake Kasumiguara
- By car: 40-minute drive from Tsuchiura City along the Tsuchiura-Kita IC on the Joban Expressway
- Business Hours
- Please inquire for prices
- Please direct inquiries to the relevant municipality.
Tsuchiura City Tourism Department
Kasumigaura City Tourism Association
Namegata City Public Development Company
TEL: 029- 955-3927
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Children: 780 yen
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