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Notojima Aquarium

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Address: 15-Bu-40 Notojima Magarimachi, Nanao 926-0216, Ishikawa Prefecture
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+81 767-84-1271

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A beautiful aquarium

An aquarium that features a lot of local sea creatures in the region. Do expect some crowds as it is very popular. Take a little time to walk around the area for museums and food... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2016
Hong Kong, China
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Hong Kong, China
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

There are lots of aquarium exhibitions, including freshwater species, jelly-fishes, sharks, rays, whale shark, seals, otter, dolphins. However, the transport to there is not convenient and the dolphin show is not good. You can go there if you stay around.

Thank Oswens
Hong Kong, China
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125 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed October 14, 2016

An aquarium that features a lot of local sea creatures in the region. Do expect some crowds as it is very popular. Take a little time to walk around the area for museums and food as well.

Thank konstanza_sf
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50 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Seaside aquarium, relatively quiet. You can watch penguins and seals up close. The whale shark is the star here. You can spend 2 hours here easily. It makes a good destination at the end of exploring the Noto peninsula and island if you travel with kids.

Thank 55nickw
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35 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed June 13, 2015

This aquarium has a huge tank containing a whale shark, a sunfish and other fishes. The other highlights include a dolphin show and penguin walk. On the whole, the aquarium is not big with mainly descriptions of the fishes in Japanese. There are not many species of fishes available and thus you can easily finish the entire place within an... More 

Thank QKL
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed November 3, 2014

This Aquarium was small in size but really nice. There is a nice view looking out onto the water on Notojima. Dolphin show and penguin walking was fun. Their main tank is BIG and has two whale sharks. If you are going around the Noto Peninsula I would recommend checking this place out.

Thank Dale C
Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed February 25, 2012

This Aquarium is only small but It is quite good considering the size. They have a whale shark in one of the tanks. They also had a dolphin show which was quite entertaining. It was relatively cheap so I think if your ever in the area it is worth a visit.

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Singapore, Singapore
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130 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed January 8, 2012

Enjoyed the aquarium and all! Cute penguins going out for a walk, seals swimming back and forth. Huge Whale shark. Seems sad that its cooped up in a small tank though. Seal x dolphin show was nice. Closes early in Winter though.

Thank risxlene

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