Trip Planner:   Asia  /  Japan  /  Tohoku  /  Yamagata Prefecture  /  Tsuruoka  /  Zoos & Aquariums  /  Kamo Aquarium
Kamo Aquarium, Tsuruoka
(4.1/5 based on 220+ 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.
Create a full Tsuruoka itinerary

Plan your trip to Tsuruoka

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.
  • Recently famous aquarium so try and surprise. It is certainly very often as the name of the jellyfish exhibit. Though never grow tired of wondering. By analogy look at paintings and works of art, feeling very helpful. Or claguezery souvenir is dates. For the municipal parking lot free of charge admission fees also very is reasonable.
    View original
  • Went here for a half day visit and was very surprised by just how many types of jellyfish and other sealife was on display there! Their building is very modern and the displays are creative and really...  more »
  • Seen so many types and the number of jellyfish in the rare aquarium in jellyfish main site, others will not. Sea lions are common Aquarium and fish, but space half above jellyfish is dominated by. Breeding process and Medusa's commentary for each exhibition and I become crazy. It seems the popular place to expect quite a crowd on weekends.
    View original
  • 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
    View original