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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. Make Salmon Hometown Chitose Aquarium part of your personalized Chitose itinerary using our Chitose vacation generator.
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  • A very small but interesting aquarium. Not as vast or modern as the Singapore River Safari or Hong Kongd Ocean World but still very good. The front counter staff were very friendly and helpful and off...  more »
  • Good place to visit and learn about the various kind of salmon. Plus other fishes. Had a good 1hr+ there. Kids had a good time trying to catch some small fresh water lobsters and touching fishes.  more »
  • The aquarium is quite accessible, 15mins walk from JR Chitose Station. There are two building, the aquarium and small food and gift mall. The aquarium is small compare to other in the major cities. It...  more »
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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