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Kobe City Suma Marine Aquarium

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Address: 1-3-5 Wakamiyacho, Sumaku, Kobe 654-0049, Hyogo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 78-731-7301
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Decent Aquarium

Not a bad aquarium at all considering it's one of the oldest in Japan. Not as spectacular as the one in Osaka, but Suma Aquarium has a wide variety of sea life on display for the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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Osaka, Japan
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Osaka, Japan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Not a bad aquarium at all considering it's one of the oldest in Japan. Not as spectacular as the one in Osaka, but Suma Aquarium has a wide variety of sea life on display for the visitors. Their biggest attraction is the dolphin show. It's fun for kids and adults alike. Just be sure to wear a raincoat if you... More 

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Kobe, Japan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

As aquariums go, this place is okay. Understand first that it's one of Japan's oldest aquariums - so many of the exhibits are a tad out of date. However, it still has a good diversity of fish and many other animals. I was particularly impressed with the piraña tank - probably the biggest for that species and the most I've... More 

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San Francisco, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

I was impressed by the size and variety of this aquarium, which I believe was the first in Japan. There's not an overwhelming amount of English, however, so it's better if you know the language or go with a Japanese friend. The dolphin show was lots of fun, and if you haven't spent that much time in Japan, the experience... More 

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Osaka-shi, Osaka, Japan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

It was a great spot to visit for kids! took a class they had fun! plenty of things to do and see and you get to touch some fish! and there is a dolphin show!

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