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New Yashima Aquarium

Features Animals
Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Small but Fun

The New Yashima Aquarium is much like its previous incarnation, but with a much-needed new coat of... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2016
Lara N
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Takamatsu, Japan
A fun, interactive aquarium

I found it a bit expensive to get in, but it's worth it. Make sure to catch the fun dolphin show... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2014
trekkingwith
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Kurashiki, Japan
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  • Excellent14%
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  • Average18%
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  • Terrible8%
Jul 30, 2018
“Tragic”
Nov 30, 2016
“Cruelty that was hard to believe!”
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1785-1 Yashimahigashimachi, Takamatsu 761-0111, Kagawa Prefecture
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+81 87-841-2678
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 29, 2014

I found it a bit expensive to get in, but it's worth it. Make sure to catch the fun dolphin show; since the whole place is small, you'll get a good view of the show no matter where you are in the audience. You can...More

1  Thank trekkingwith
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed September 4, 2014

The tanks are tiny, the water is green and disgusting. These poor animals are in such horrible condition. It was actually very sad to see. This place should be shut down and sited for animal cruelty. It's expensive to get in and totally NOT worth...More

5  Thank EthicalTraveler8
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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Truly the worst I’ve ever seen. Tiny , dirty tanks, sad animals, sea lions, penguins large turtles, hardly moving out of boredom and despair! Pitiful dolphin show. I forgot to check reviews before going and yes overpriced and an insult to the viewer and a...More

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Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

This aquarium was horrific! The dolphins were kept in a tank that was green and tiny. The penguins surroundings consisted of a plastic mat and a tiny pool and the other marine life were also housed in small, cramped conditions. The cruelty was unbelievable. The...More

5  Thank jollytr
Reviewed July 10, 2016

The New Yashima Aquarium is much like its previous incarnation, but with a much-needed new coat of paint. It is small, but usually there are less crowds than larger aquariums, so you can get right up to the tanks and enjoy seeing the displays at...More

1  Thank Lara N
Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Japan is well known for hunting Dolphins, killing most of the pod and selling some to Aquariums to be bullied into tricks for food, taken from the wild where they swim hundreds of miles to a small green tank where the majority die of broken...More

3  Thank Kathrynsalj
Reviewed September 4, 2014

The tanks are tiny, the water is green and disgusting. These poor animals are in such horrible condition. It was actually very sad to see. This place should be shut down and sited for animal cruelty. It's expensive to get in and totally NOT worth...More

5  Thank EthicalTraveler8
Reviewed August 29, 2014

I found it a bit expensive to get in, but it's worth it. Make sure to catch the fun dolphin show; since the whole place is small, you'll get a good view of the show no matter where you are in the audience. You can...More

1  Thank trekkingwith
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