May. 08, 2018 UPDATE

Nijo Castle Art Aquarium

- 二条城アートアクアリウム -
Foreign friendly
Nijo Castle is a famous sightseeing spot with easy access. This event can be enjoyed without having to worry about the language barrier.
Information
Japanese and English.
Languages spoken
Japanese and English.
PeriodOctober 25 to December 10, 2017 *The opening hours are subject to change on the first day of the event (October 25)
VenuePrevious residence of the shoguns, Nijo Castle
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May. 08, 2018 UPDATE

Nijo Castle Art Aquarium

- 二条城アートアクアリウム -
Foreign friendly
Nijo Castle is a famous sightseeing spot with easy access. This event can be enjoyed without having to worry about the language barrier.
Information
Japanese and English.
Languages spoken
Japanese and English.
862 14 --- 0 reviews
PeriodOctober 25 to December 10, 2017 *The opening hours are subject to change on the first day of the event (October 25)
VenuePrevious residence of the shoguns, Nijo Castle
Story & Recommendation
Art Aquarium is a magical illumination event at the World Heritage Site Nijo Castle
Art Aquarium is a new style of art that has been gaining attention from all over the world. This modern art style uses LED lights to illuminate the vivid aquatic fauna and flora in a gorgeous way. And there is an art aquarium event at Kyoto’s Nijo Castle. There are art aquarium events in Tokyo and have been in Osaka and Kanazawa, but the one in Kyoto is held outdoors and is the biggest one thus far. There are all kinds of art aquarium artworks for you to see, from traditional Japanese ones which use goldfishes and carps to kimonos used as a part of an aquarium artwork. How would you like to see these beautiful, captivating goldfish artwork at Nijo Castle, which used to be the residence of the shoguns of the Tokugawa clan.
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Event time
5:00 to 10:00 p.m. (You have to enter by 9:30 p.m.)
Cancellations
Not canceled in case of rain.
Price range
Front gate tickets (prices include taxes): Adults, middle school students and older: 1,500 yen, children (over 4 and elementary school students): 1,000 yen, under four years old get in for free. Tickets in advance: Tickets can be purchased in advance using the ticket machine at 7-Eleven convenience stores. They have many types of tickets such as early bird tickets that can be purchased for a little bit cheaper price. Check the latest information on the event’s website.
Credit cards
Accepted.
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