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Kamo Aquarium, Tsuruoka
(4.1/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
Stocked by the daily catches made by intrepid staff, Kamo Aquarium boasts an enormously comprehensive collection of jellyfish. The aquarium's choice to diversify into displaying these otherworldly creatures saved it from hard times and has more than doubled its annual footfall--making it one of the most popular aquariums in the country. On the underground levels, observe over 35 species of the spectral jellyfish as they float illuminated in dark tanks. It's not all about the jellyfish though: you'll also see sharks, octopuses, and other marine creatures, as well as entertaining sea lions in their live show. Don't forget to pick up a jellyfish-related souvenir in the gift shop. Plan your visit to Kamo Aquarium and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Tsuruoka vacation generator.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Another spotlessly clean aquarium in Japan! This aquarium specializes in jellyfish, and as you can see from the pictures, there are a couple of enormous tanks of them, bigger than I have ever seen. Bi...  more »
  • Anyway was betrayed in a good way. Expect more impressive had cost more than satisfaction. Jellyfish exhibits are probably in Japan. Man-of-war stabbed in swimming in the past, painful memory but this is in the tank so get stung. Writing in Chinese characters and jellyfish. English and jellyfish is really fantastic. Jellyfish swim well and concerns related to their puny ones certainly a must. The spot form the jellyfish are interested in and have confidence. Instead, overall, jellyfish so swing parameters may other exhibits are so-so now. It is expected to.
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  • We were there plenty of guest is had when I visited a few years ago (before). Many people near the entrance to the exhibition hall, a little bit farther and roses are was, people still came. Slowly to see might be a good thing for the Aquarium, other less little people did care.
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  • The best jelly fish aquarium ever. You can even order ice cream with jelly fish flavor :) The shows are interesting and my kids liked it.
  • I highly recommend that you go first thing in the morning. It's also better to bring lunch with you. There aren't many places to eat nearby.
  • Amazing aquarium!
  • Fun experience, a lot of jelly fish.
  • Aquarium in jellyfish is a bit ordinary fish while on display. Leading jellyfish are beautiful and momentum so forget reality in a fantastic atmosphere was very relaxing weekends and holidays Super crowded so we recommend visiting on weekdays
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