Kagoshima City Aquarium, Kagoshima

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#3 of 23 in Parks in Kagoshima
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. Make Kagoshima City Aquarium a centerpiece of your Kagoshima vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Kagoshima sightseeing planning tool .
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  • A small Aquarium, but inexpensive Annual Passport! It is Aquarium feel free to go to when you want to be healed. Please take a look at the go feel free to!
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  • Just in time to see the dolphin show is very good. In particular, I am playing the Cubs dolphins are so cute. Aside from trained not busy mothers need not let alone upon the slip is seen riding a very pleasant. Recommend to visit a few hours and relax!
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  • Fun dolphin show. Also the moderator of the Mandarin heard it. Basket. well from going in, and difficult for tourists. The announcement and the four dogs that show the children one had appeared together the practice partly, but you should ignore. Keepers (dolphin show leaders) are ignored. Hard to mimic flowing in but, well, not. I wonder if we teach. Guests no longer beam unfamiliar (unfamiliar) fish, feel the difference of the area.
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  • There is quite a few tanks and things to see including a dolphin show. The big tank used to have a whale shark but it's gone now so there is perhaps a bit of wow factor missing but my son enjoyed it all the same. It could probably do with more sharks but there's lots to see.
  • awesome place to go. But no free car park around the aquarium. It takes about 1.5 to 2 hours to visit. Bring your kid to there if possible.
  • I've been to too many aquariums now, but I can say this one was fairly well conceived and had a very enjoyable live dolphin show.
  • Very peaceful. There are a good many exhibits with English signage so that I could read up on the aquariums inhabitants (: I learned a lot about sea life in the local area.
  • Nice aquarium with a mega sized tuna tank. They also have dolphins in the small river outside. Good visit before entering the ferry to the volcano.

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