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Kyoto Aquarium, Kyoto
(3.2/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web)
Explore what lies beneath during a visit to Kyoto Aquarium, a nature observation facility focusing on fish and marine animals. The large central tank seeks to replicate the waters that surround the islands of Japan, with a diverse array of creatures to be seen, including spotted eagle rays, longtooth groupers, and green sea turtles. Make sure to pay a visit to the zone dedicated to environmental conservation, to learn about the importance of Japan's natural heritage, the challenges it faces, and efforts to protect it. To visit Kyoto Aquarium and get the most from your holiday in Kyoto, create itinerary details personal to you using our Kyoto tour planner.
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  • It was good design inside and outside. I really don't need dolphin show for me. It was just okay. Other things are everything good! 
  • It is made during the Kyoto umekoji Park, yet for years new Aquarium. Is often the seaside Aquarium, inland areas of Japan's largest aquarium in Café summer Ayu Burger, vegetarian only Aquarium is.
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  • With my family I often go in the annual passport. Children also love the dolphin show. Blowing a whistle that Fu in the session with the dolphins. Compared to Nagoya and Shirahama Adventure Aquarium Dolphin still is. There is a heartwarming show playing the dolphins and trainers. Aquarium's sea of giant salamander, Penguin, Kyoto, seals, etc. Now that thin Anago exhibition.
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  • This is a small aquarium with a limited selection of aquatic animals, but stands out because it presents the local fauna of Kyoto. You probably won't find so many salamanders and tiny eels anywhere else around the world. Definitely worth a visit on your second or third visit to the city, or with your family if you are a resident of Kyoto.
  • I've seen many aquariums around the world. This one is average at best. There are so many nice things to see in Kyoto that I don't recommend you go here unless you're sick of temples and it's raining. Even then consider the train museum next door which is actually worth a visit.
  • 20 $ for adult. It's not a big place but at least I can enjoy something new rather than Temple and Shrine everyday.
  • It's worth spending a afternoon for family. It's not a huge place but has lots of wonderful mix of animals. Some parts of it, such as Jelly fish room and 2-3 floor high tank will definitely give you a wow!
  • Kyoto Aquarium and Kyoto Railway Museum are both in Umenokoji area near Kyoto station. You might want to visit this place at the same time. ( Trans-word+ : TGM Kyoto Guide )