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Address: 1-25 Asamushi, Aomori 039-3501, Aomori Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 17-752-3377
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9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Asamushi Dolphins

A basic but well done aquarium, its worth the trip to Asamushi which is a short train trip from Aomori. Please note that there is a package ticket you can buy from A Building... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2015
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

A basic but well done aquarium, its worth the trip to Asamushi which is a short train trip from Aomori. Please note that there is a package ticket you can buy from A Building, which covers the observatory, a city movie & Aquarium. From Asamushi, its a short walk. The best show is the Dolphin show and the feeding of... More 

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Ramstein-Miesenbach, Germany
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67 reviews 67 reviews
20 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The aquarium is small but very fun for small children. Older kids may get bored because after the dolphin show, everything else is just "ok".... On a side note, the dolphins look abused and their tanks are too small. Tortoises are cool.

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Okinawa, Japan
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72 reviews 72 reviews
59 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

If you don't know by now, Aomori is famous for scallops. They are harvested in Mutsu Bay. The scallops there have an intense, sweetish scallop flavor. What makes Hakodate the dried scallop capital of Japan is because the scallops probably derive from nearby Aomori. Whenever I'm in the Aomori area, I eat scallops every day. You don't have to eat... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I am not sure I am a fan of caged (or "tanked" in this case) animals, but I didn't hate this aquarium. Some of the displays are well put together. But others disturbed me. Last time I visited (for the sake of the kids) there was a huge king crab in a tank that just barely fit. Yikes. And there... More 

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Misawa, Japan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The dolphin show was definitely the highlight of the aquarium .! I was able to watch the feeding and their performance. It was absolutely amazing .!!!

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MIDLOTHIAN, VA
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61 reviews 61 reviews
19 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I went here on the train. It was very easy to get too. It is kind of small. I walked the entire place in about 90 min. But I would recommend seeing it. There is a great view of the water also. Stop there on your way to Aomori.

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Tempe, Arizona
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

It's not Sea World, but it's still a good day trip for families with young children. Located outside Aomori, the aquarium is about an hour's driving time to get there from Misawa. It is the largest aquarium of the Tohoku region, and has over 500 species of aquatic animals from around the world. Admission is 1000 yen ($10.00) for adults... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

The aquarium did not seem to respect much its animals. The sea lions are clearly lacking of space. They allow kids to play with the crabs. Of course the kids prefer to traumatise them instead of cuddling them.

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