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Witness Colorful Carp Japan is Famed for


At the Nishikigoi center, enjoy these fish in a beautiful garden setting


Nishikigoi, the colorful patchwork carp that attract admirers and photographers to Japan’s many garden ponds, can be seen up close in the beautiful gardens of the Nishikigoi breeding center in Niigata Prefecture in eastern Japan.

You can learn about the conditions needed to successfully raise these popular piscine species before strolling the scenic grounds, at their exquisite best in the changing seasons, where the carp are kept in large ponds.



To pass the cold winter, carps are kept and can be appreciated at the pond inside from November to April.



Ojiya City Nishikigoi no Sato
小千谷市 錦鯉の里






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