The art facility “UWS AQUARIUM GA☆KYO” in Odaiba, Tokyo will hold a limited-time exhibition “Ryukyu Goldfish Legend” at the zoo and botanical park “Neo Park Okinawa” in Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture. The period is from Saturday, April 29, 2023 to Sunday, September 24, 2023.
Aquarium limited-time exhibition with the theme of “Ryugujo”
“UWS AQUARIUM GA☆KYO” is a new type of art facility that mixes “traditions and legends of Japan” and “aquariums”. The venue is divided into 5 areas, and each area has its own theme to develop a unique aquarium.
This time, a limited-time exhibition will be held in Okinawa based on the concept of the Ryugujo area, which is particularly popular among UWS AQUARIUM GA☆KYO. Along with 700 goldfish of 30 different types, a colorful exhibition unfolds.
The limited exhibition consists of four zones. In the “Ryukyu Bingata Photography” zone, which is a collaboration with Okinawa’s representative dyeing “Ryukyu Bingata”, you can enjoy taking commemorative photos with folding screens with 8 different dyed patterns.
In the “Ryukyu Goldfish Legend” zone, the focus is on the goldfish “Ryukin,” which is said to have been introduced from China during the Ryukyu Kingdom era. Exhibit the history of 20 unique goldfish.
In addition, there is the “Ryukyu Cylindrical Goldfish” zone where you can enjoy an aquarium colored in blue and red, and the “Elegant Ryukyu Ryugu Bonsai” zone that expresses the “Ryugu Castle” using driftwood and bonsai.
Neopark Okinawa “Ryukyu Goldfish Legend”
【Exhibition Period】 Saturday, April 29, 2023 to Sunday, September 24, 2023
【Hour】 9:00 – 17:30
【Place】 NEO PARK OKINAWA
【Address】 4607-41 Nago, Nago City, Okinawa Prefecture
【Price】 Adults (junior high school students and above) 1,500 yen / Children (4 years old to elementary school students) 1,200 yen
*The price is included in the entrance fee for Neopark Okinawa.
【Official Website】 https://www.neopark.co.jp/