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Echizen Matsushima Aquarium, Sakai

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Zoo / Aquarium
Walk over a seabed across a glass board in your socks and play with fish in shallow pools of Echizen Matsushima Aquarium, a well-kept establishment built seaside to highlight the experience. Featuring over 400 species including dolphins, sharks, rays, jellyfish, penguins, octopuses, turtles, and frogs, the aquarium features a full range of marine life, some of which you can touch. Daily dolphin shows and penguin walks are a highlight. You can see penguins from an underwater tunnel or walk to a nearby small island to see animals in the wild. Put Echizen Matsushima Aquarium at the forefront of your travel plans using our Sakai trip itinerary builder.
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Reviews
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  • Keio bus stop is right in front of the hotel and the staff. I think could go two adults also enjoyed modest but do feed turtles, so enjoy more if you're traveling with children.
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  • Stop off to caniseason every year, but new tour guides, took part in 500 Yen at one time. You can hear because zookeepers can explain the creature's story (behind the scenes). Exciting and also left many questions from attendees and over 20 minutes. Food twice for doing so, 500 yen is money. Just want spice restaurant menu. Vacation village is less than a 15-minute walk from here.
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  • I went to the season. But normally not so crowded with customers is so leisurely, privileged. Hall-room air-conditioned in the summer, you can relax. Kids もウケる tired walking around there and so not that big. Night on the sea can also swim, you can also stroll down to the Rocky is great.
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  • Came here around winterishtime. Quite barren which was really quite nice in its own way. Shouldn't really take you more than an hour or two to experience all that's on offer at this aquarium but that's fine. It's a pretty peaceful experience that gave me a hearty nostalgic hit for some reason.
  • A fairly complete local aquarium that's great fun for the kids. Has a dolphin show, sessions with seals (allowed to touch) and penguins. Other attractions include feeding turtles, and small bridge to a small rocky island.
  • Your kid can interact with animals here.
  • Lineup of the creatures were very helpful though Japan Sea in freezing rain to experience surprise, enjoyed the ❗ touch large octopus and plump seals, can see fast swimming and visits to his Emperor Penguin (tо be ∀ ' оf) otter feeding watering continental unveils the art at the time. N port Aquarium than plain, it sounds like you had a fun twist. Aquarium was a warmer image, House is a bit disjoint. Want to come next summer.
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  • Aquarium offers a field trip for elementary school and junior high school students is so small is nice, but so is loved by locals! Dolphin and Penguin is so cute!
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