Salmon Hometown Chitose Aquarium, Chitose

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Get a unique view of a hidden world from the river bed at Salmon Hometown Chitose Aquarium, the largest fresh water aquarium in the country. With a glass viewing spot set submerged alongside the river, you'll get a distinctive view of life below the surface at a spot where salmon arrive anually during the winter to spawn in huge volumes. You'll also get to look at a diverse range fresh water inhabitants in the various aquariums, including an enormous 318,226 L (70,000 gallon) tank where trout, carp, cat fish, and a host of other indiegenous species can be observed. Check the aquarium's website for details of the events held here throughout the year. For Salmon Hometown Chitose Aquarium and beyond, use our Chitose road trip planner to get the most from your Chitose vacation.
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  • Had time at the Chitose Airport by car 10 minutes so stopped by. A huge water tank is breathtaking. It was Japan's largest freshwater fish tank. It is a family-friendly tourist facilities.
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  • You can see very interesting is the Aquarium's salmon version. You can visit secure stroller and wheelchair accessible. Things you can also enjoy excellent sales corner.
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  • And freshwater fishes of the family Salmonidae, etc. on the display. Is not glitz or what fish inhabit the Chitose River upstream, midstream, and downstream, such as community-based exhibition and exhibition reproduces the shikotsu Lake. You can see salmon returning from the sea if Indian mill looks Chitose River Riverbed during observation room and outdoor is the run-up time in. In addition, depending on the time experience of salmon spawning and FRY stocking;
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  • Special aquarium showing Salmon. Aquarium is build beside the Chitose River and part of the underground have windows viewing underwater of the river. Wild salmon can be found swimming in the river. Aquarium is a bit small.
  • Nice scenery and good education for everyone.
  • ...We can touch octopus 🐙..... So amazing!!!!
  • very special experience
  • Very interesting and kid friendly

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Chitose has a large number of accommodations for a city of its size, because of its large international airport. In the city center, you'll find an abundance of hotels of all varieties, usually used for convenience before or after a flight. Some more interesting accommodations can be found to the west of here in the national park, where visitors will find a decent number of options, including traditional guesthouses next to the scenic bodies of water, mountains, and hot springs.
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