Kamo Aquarium, Tsuruoka

4.2
#1 of 19 in Zoos & Aquariums in Tohoku
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. See Kamo Aquarium and all Tsuruoka has to offer by arranging your trip with our Tsuruoka driving holiday planning app .
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  • So far during the visit happened to be winter limited backyard tour is held, attended the very interesting. It was a long 30 minutes, 1 hour and want to tour. One advice to deal with groups of noisy it is. Human flock and is not good.
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  • Sizes are small, other than the jellyfish exhibit is just what is fiction for the jellyfish exhibit much, undoubtedly is the aquarium in Japan. Visitors have visited several times, but would never get bored. For her fluffy floating anyway many kinds of jellyfish that have been exhibited to heal. However, jellyfish are not interested in people it's so uninteresting spaces. It is recommended that have crowded the holidays, such as a temporary parking lot farther to go, go in the early hours.
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  • Was 20 years Buri jellyfish to a livable environment is shallow as I felt really small Aquarium is our fun seals show stairs problem! Nice change from the jellyfish tank beside the look from the front looks a little.
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  • It was a wonderful aquarium. Also it had a fun seal and sea lion show. The exhibits of jellyfish we're amazing! I never knew there were so many species of jellyfish. The shows and most information are in Japanese but it was still incredible. FYI my friend and I were coming from the airport nearby and the taxi ride to and from cost ¥4000 each time. There is a bus if you have more time but we needed to catch a flight.
  • The jellyfishes are amazing! I was astonished!
  • I love this aquarium. It has a good balance of price, length, activities, and shows. The species variety is especially spectacular. I'm always impressed with the sea lion show because every time I've gone, the tricks they do are different. Even after going three times, this aquarium doesn't disappoint.
  • Not a big aquarium but the variety of jelly fish on display is very interesting and amazing.
  • Very beautiful and cute gelly fish, the guide person is very nice, it is worth to visit !!
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