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Address: 1090 Seto, Toyooka 669-6192, Hyogo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 796-28-2300
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Description: The Kinosaki Marine World is an aquarium united with nature where the...
The Kinosaki Marine World is an aquarium united with nature where the Japanese sea view unfolds before your eyes.Not only can you enjoy the sea beings in each area, you can also enjoy many exciting shows.Also you can hold sea urchins, starfish etc in your palm and you can take a walk with the penguins. It's an amazing experience.Our specialty is our Dolphin and Seal show which changes every year. It's a must see ! Many animals appear as well as dolphins and sealions at the show stadium where the Japan Sea spreads through in the background.Moreover, through the 5cm thick glass and Tube area you can observe various other sea beings.Unique experiences are awaiting you. See you soon!
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We had one and a half days in Kinosaki and decided to visit Marine World in between all the onsen visits. We easily spent about three hours there, it's large and well-kept, and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 20, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We had one and a half days in Kinosaki and decided to visit Marine World in between all the onsen visits. We easily spent about three hours there, it's large and well-kept, and quite impressive considering how out of the way it seems. Especially enjoyed the big seal and dolphin show, and the massive and very well trained walruses. We... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We took a bus to the Marine World expecting a terrible, ran down and small facility due to the nature of Kinosaki. We entered and saw that the facility was gigantic and well-maintained. We saw all the animals and we were amazed by the walruses they kept there. Besides the fact that they we kept in quite a small enclosure,... More 

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106 reviews 106 reviews
29 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This place is perfect for families with kids. Lots to do and lots to see. We saw the amazing dolphin show and there are kids' petting area.

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Tokyo, Japan
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73 reviews 73 reviews
60 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This aquarium is one of the largest in Japan, with a Big Time dolphin/seal show. I visited it twice by accident. The 2nd time I was on a rental car trip and did not recognize the place until I had parked the car and was walking to the entrance. It looked awfully familiar and then I realized I made a... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We hired bikes from the tourist office and cycled here in around 25mins. It's a pretty decent aquarium with some nice attractions and beautiful views of the ocean. Apart from the onsen there isn't much to do in kinosaki so it was a good thing to do during the day.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

Kinosaki Marine World is pretty much a local attraction as it is way off any main route in Japan. This tiny "town" or rather village is on west coast 80 km away from Osaka - Maizuru motorway. You can get there in 2 hrs from Fukuchiyama. I would only recommend visiting if you happened to be somewhere close by as... More 

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