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Kagoshima City Aquarium

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3-1 Honkoshinmachi, Kagoshima 892-0814, Kagoshima Prefecture
+81 99-226-2233
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Small aquarium

As it was still raining after we finished the outdoor dolphin show, we went in to the aquarium. It... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
lydiaSingapore
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singapore
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No whale shark, a little old, but fun for the kids anyway

Great rainy day programme. I was really disappointed that there was no whale shark, although I am... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2018
MumsEd
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Singapore, Singapore
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A fascinating array of fish, crabs, squid, octopi and other creatures from Japanese waters, including the world’s largest eel, is viewable at this impressive aquarium.
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good53%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“big tank” (5 reviews)
“dolphin show” (22 reviews)
“main tank” (3 reviews)
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3-1 Honkoshinmachi, Kagoshima 892-0814, Kagoshima Prefecture
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+81 99-226-2233
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As it was still raining after we finished the outdoor dolphin show, we went in to the aquarium. It has 3 floors but is rather small. There is a touch pool at ground floor. The dolphin show has a lot of talking and we don’t...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2018 via mobile

Great rainy day programme. I was really disappointed that there was no whale shark, although I am just as relieved that it was released in August 2017. I just wish their marketing material had stated more clearly (in English) that there wasn’t one, to temper...More

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Reviewed April 18, 2018

We stumbled upon this lovely aquarium and visited on the spur of the moment. It was a great way to spend a few hours. The exhibits are really well arranged, the animals all looked healthy and happy (although don't dolphins always look happy?), and there...More

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Reviewed January 14, 2018

An exceptional aquarium experience with very well-designed exhibits. A great variety of aquatic life, with an especially big tank full of many fish upon entry (and a ride up an escalator). Dolphin shows for kids and adults alike, and many education displays as well. Part...More

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Reviewed November 28, 2017 via mobile

Some interesting stuff to look at. Japanese only shows but focus on the visuals and it is interesting enough. You can get to the basement level of the dolphin tank and get seriously face to face with the dolphins. If you don't like zoos don't...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2017 via mobile

This was my first ever visit to an aquarium and I thought it was great. I went at the end of the day so only had about 45 mins before it closed, but it was plenty of time to see what I wanted. I was...More

Thank Emma C
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Reviewed May 11, 2017 via mobile

Can't say I enjoyed this experience. It is great for children, but not for me! The areas that the whale shark and stingrays were in was far too small. The same for the area for the dolphins.

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Reviewed April 14, 2017

Great experience here as everything here is clean and proper. Fun way to discuss marine animals with your kids. Dolphin show was a treat. Do swing by the souvenir shop to get some treats back home!

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Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

It's number 1 in Lonely Planet so we went and it was fun. Seeing a whale shark cruising around was something new and there is lots of other good stuff.

Thank Dennis J
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Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

This place is right next to the ferry to Sakurajima so it makes sense to go. Not overpriced and plenty to see, and spacious too. There is a rest area at the top where you can get ice cream. Turns out what we got is...More

Thank Lianne H
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