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Kagoshima City Aquarium, Kagoshima

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Zoo / Aquarium
Spread over seven floors, Kagoshima City Aquarium displays a wide array of marine life forms, from the small and ethereal, to the whale shark, the world's biggest fish. The waters surrounding this aquarium harbor an unusually diverse range of life due to the bay's subterranean volcanism and the Kuroshio current that courses by. You'll see exhibits on these habitats specifically, with the aquarium's largest tank demonstrating the populace found in the current. Witness shoals of fish moving in unison as giant rays gracefully glide around them, and marvel at the enormous whale shark. Watch the dolphins execute incredible tricks alongside their trainers at one of the performances, and check feeding times on the website to catch this popular event. Kagoshima City Aquarium is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Kagoshima Edition.
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  • It's number 1 in Lonely Planet so we went and it was fun. Seeing a whale shark cruising around was something new and there is lots of other good stuff.  more »
  • It's not bad. But not enough, and that Aquarium. I think personally, a little bit more there. I understand there is a limit because an old Aquarium. First of all the whale shark is pretty small. Up for reposing discharged 5 m, on average only about not 3 m or 4 m. For sale does not have enough power. Jellyfish corridor also saw really think rice not,-. It's disappointing levels. Pralca is good. Adults 1,500 yen, children 750 Yen so I think admission is affordable. Live in the sea is no Ken. Opportunities rarely go to the Aquarium is OK if there is no reason not to go this Aquarium. And it is hard because they show only twice was fit in time. Is not uncommon in the open space, the hotel's pool, so narrow. But the dolphins. It is rare. May be with the baby now only shows are less likely. This is a report on the last day. Only show. Souvenir concerned is equipped with. We recommend purchasing an aquarium in souvenir for the child. Out of the jinnbei limited edition shark purchased a stuffed toy ¥ 1,700. People who want to buy souvenirs outside the Aquarium because there is walking, 5 minutes to port Dolphin that eating, drinking, shopping facilities is recommended there. Sugar, coffee, tea, key ring, snacks, soju, soy sauce and about 10000 Yen bought. Kagoshima ramen at this facility. There is no chicken rice. Even the sushi you can eat. Aquarium foods is a family restaurant feel.
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  • This place is right next to the ferry to Sakurajima so it makes sense to go. Not overpriced and plenty to see, and spacious too. There is a rest area at the top where you can get ice cream. Turns out ...  more »