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Shirahama Aquarium Kyoto University

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Closes in 5 min: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Good thing to do if you are around

30 mins to 1 hour would be enough. A lot of different kind of fishes. 600 yen admission fee. When I... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2015
alexemilycrystal
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Nasu-machi, Japan
Small but ice thing to do with kids for an hour; good value.

Our daughter was a bit bored as we wondered around. This cheered her up no end. It only cost about... read more

Reviewed December 14, 2015
Peter M
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Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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Sep 22, 2017
“Very nice place to visit in Shirahama ”
Dec 21, 2015
“Good thing to do if you are around”
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The marine fauna and flora of Nanki Shirahama are exceptionally rich. This aquarium presents those highly diverse organisms. This aquarium features exhibits of invertebrates. More than 500 species of invertebrates are on the display throughout the...more
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459, Shirahama-cho, Nishimuro-gun 649-2211, Wakayama Prefecture
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+81 739-42-3515
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Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

This is an aquarium located in the marine station of Kyoto University. It's small, but highly educational. Professors take time to curate maybe during weekdays. Entrance fee is only 600¥, free for Kyodai students. Lots of interesting marine organisms to see.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed December 21, 2015

30 mins to 1 hour would be enough. A lot of different kind of fishes. 600 yen admission fee. When I visited this Aquarium, me and my wife were the only visitors.

Date of experience: December 2015
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Reviewed December 14, 2015

Our daughter was a bit bored as we wondered around. This cheered her up no end. It only cost about $15 (AUD) for the 3 of us. Only took 30-45 minutes.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Peter M
Reviewed August 4, 2015

It is small aquarium but it is not clouded so you can take your time to look. There is a city bus to get around to this area .You can go to Kumagusu museum on the mountain only takes 5 minutes walking from aquarium. It...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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