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Aomori Asamushi Aquarium

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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
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

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 

Thank Subashnair
Misawa, Japan
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28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 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.

Thank Kerri c
Tokyo, Japan
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77 reviews
64 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 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 

3 Thank DanL917
Seattle, Washington
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33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 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 

1 Thank Laurel Z
Misawa, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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 .!!!

2 Thank VictoriaHY
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67 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 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.

Thank NYDEB55
Tempe, Arizona
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27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 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
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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.

Thank JeromeMontreal

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