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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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  • White building located right by the sea on a breathtaking location to various jellyfish. Medusa is also usually familiar fish are an interesting insight. Even the jellyfish House daily effort to record growth of ecology of jellyfish. There is a corner to actually touch, children of course adults can enjoy. Aquarium should visit!! ︎
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  • I went to watch the jellyfish. If you like jellyfish would be tourists to choose the selection and focus had clearly gone, there is no loss. Even the dining room was promoted the jellyfish. Staff from the parking lot.
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  • Medusa is just a famous jellyfish Aquarium, seen in the Aquarium's other attractions were exhibited. Clague is a surprisingly tasty.
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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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