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Kaikyokan, Shimonoseki
(4.4/5 based on 200+ reviews on the web)
At Kaikyokan you can observe and inspect a wealth of marine life, including displays of puffer fish from all over the world. The aquarium also houses a collection of Humboldt penguins whose clumsy, sometimes comical demeanor transforms to grace and agility when viewed from below the surface. You'll also have the chance to watch dolphin and sea lion shows, as they re-enact a famous offshore samurai battle with their trainers, along with displays dedicated to colorful coral habitats, and those of the tidal flats. Owing to the region's obsession with the culinary delicacy of puffer fish, otherwise known as fugu, the puffer fish exhibit attracts lrge crowds, featuring around 100 different species. Bear in mind that during the winter months, the outdoor dolphin show can get cold, so dress accordingly. Add Kaikyokan and other attractions to your Shimonoseki trip itinerary using our Shimonoseki tourist route planner.
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  • Admission is 2000 yen for adults, "municipal" though, and I enjoyed the 10 minutes. And so many penguins and puffer fish exhibits the appearance as well, very interesting, "good to go! "With great satisfaction now. Can be found at Tokyo DisneySea Park also boasts the penguin exhibit, the holding of the nests and eggs, this Aquarium is awesome. You should have a spare minute be seen relaxing than I thought, in time. Closing time is 5:30 and is as soon as possible.
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  • It is a beautiful aquarium in Shimonoseki-Shi. There were a lot of Shimonoseki that locality, or puffer fish. Could once again see hug a lot and I enjoyed it.
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  • Is a characteristic here in an aquarium can also seen in aquariums around the country like a glowing jellyfish and dolphins shows, such as it is, but anyway still of puffer fish. Pretty little Puffer until greater Blowfish puffer fish-Chan here. I was surprised that I'm so there. The finless porpoise very and cute. Can see the playing time of the finless porpoise, if. Carefully around the facility itself is not so big, so it is possible. The skeletons of whales is a sight to see, was a nice little place like the middle of the Aquarium and Museum.
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