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Kyoto Aquarium, Kyoto

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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. Plan your Kyoto Aquarium visit and explore what else you can see and do in Kyoto using our Kyoto road trip app .
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Duration: Full-day: 8 hrs (approx.)
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  • Choices in Kyoto Japan Aquarium and dare not usually if you request I went and. Including dolphin and Penguin kid enjoyed it. Indoor facilities and proposed benefits are made and the fun than I had expected, but I feel more expensive entrance fee of 2,000 yen.
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  • Is less than at the local Aquarium. Watch and enjoy rather than living creatures and for natural feel that learning. Views of the Aquarium, located near the sea.
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  • Overall is very disappointing. Entrance fee is more expensive then do not repeat it. Some 300 yen can enjoy is the municipal Aquarium. Penguin feeding watering, dolphin, as in extended line of keepers of the elementary school. Penguin feeding Spears is decent though, but still gorgeous. Food do go away during the watch. Dolphin is less dolphins jump a few times, the end. MC was poor and loud drums and whistles. Hotel Guide of the route instead, roamed to no avail. Some are dark as people do not know where. Mostly local families with children, strollers and children many times almost got hit. Is greatly different from other aquariums, the walls tend to empty it. Do not write only the name of the fish are on display. Subjects written Chin Conger, conger eel Nishiki is not only will do. Did not say that types of dolphins in Dolphin. What to study. Many can devise, were not fewer fish exhibit building is limited and the overall point. So sorry...
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  • Good place to visit as I can see the rare dolphins in Kyoto aquarium. One of the dolphins even performed on the platform after the show was over. I went with my family and we missed the dolphins show. But my wife said, I want to see dolphins as I have never seen it before! So we went to look for the dolphins pool and we saw dolphins swimming around the pool. She was video taping the pool. Out of the blue, one dolphin just jumped out of the pool and danced on it before gliding back into the pool. There are stingray, octopus, penguins and other fishes to behold. God loves colourful things and His creation speaks to us from His created things, fishes and animals.
  • Very nice layout. Clean place. Animals seem to have decent space as far as I can tell. Can recommend to anyone who stays in Kyoto on a rainy day.
  • Wow!!! By far the best aquarium I have ever seen, we were there a full day and could have gone back the next! Fantastic layout with a towering central pool you gradually wind around, full of beautiful and startling creatures. Great shows with penguin, seals and dolphins, and even a fabulous touch pool. Unmissable!
  • I need to apologise, I faked being a Gakusei(uni student) and received a discount. After visiting I wanted to pay back the full amount.
  • Kyoto aquarium is a great place to visit especially during the winter months. Don'd miss the dolphin show. Overall a great activity to do with kids but also for adults.
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