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Aomori Asamushi Aquarium

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Address: 1-25 Asamushi, Aomori 039-3501, Aomori Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 17-752-3377
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I had read mixed reviews on the aquarium and was pleasantly surprised. The price was affordable, there was a good selection of well displayed fish and sea life, and a nice... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2016
Amy C
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Copperas Cove, Texas
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Copperas Cove, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

I had read mixed reviews on the aquarium and was pleasantly surprised. The price was affordable, there was a good selection of well displayed fish and sea life, and a nice dolphin show which our two year old loved. Some of the creatures in the touch tanks looked as though they'd taken a bit of a beating but that was... More 

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Thank Amy C
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

Quite a small aquarium, price reasonable. Cute dolphins and sea lions. Dolphin and animals feeding was available but not the dolphin show.

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Thank syvnn
Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Good aquarium for a quick excursion. Takes about an hour to go through if you take your time. The dolphin show is not up and running at the moment.

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Thank Jessica M
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

A basic but well done aquarium, its worth the trip to Asamushi which is a short train trip from Aomori. Please note that there is a package ticket you can buy from A Building, which covers the observatory, a city movie & Aquarium. From Asamushi, its a short walk. The best show is the Dolphin show and the feeding of... More 

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Thank Subashnair
Misawa, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The aquarium is small but very fun for small children. Older kids may get bored because after the dolphin show, everything else is just "ok".... On a side note, the dolphins look abused and their tanks are too small. Tortoises are cool.

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1 Thank Kerri c
Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

If you don't know by now, Aomori is famous for scallops. They are harvested in Mutsu Bay. The scallops there have an intense, sweetish scallop flavor. What makes Hakodate the dried scallop capital of Japan is because the scallops probably derive from nearby Aomori. Whenever I'm in the Aomori area, I eat scallops every day. You don't have to eat... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I am not sure I am a fan of caged (or "tanked" in this case) animals, but I didn't hate this aquarium. Some of the displays are well put together. But others disturbed me. Last time I visited (for the sake of the kids) there was a huge king crab in a tank that just barely fit. Yikes. And there... More 

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1 Thank Laurel Z
Misawa, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The dolphin show was definitely the highlight of the aquarium .! I was able to watch the feeding and their performance. It was absolutely amazing .!!!

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2 Thank VictoriaHY
MIDLOTHIAN, VA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I went here on the train. It was very easy to get too. It is kind of small. I walked the entire place in about 90 min. But I would recommend seeing it. There is a great view of the water also. Stop there on your way to Aomori.

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Tempe, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

It's not Sea World, but it's still a good day trip for families with young children. Located outside Aomori, the aquarium is about an hour's driving time to get there from Misawa. It is the largest aquarium of the Tohoku region, and has over 500 species of aquatic animals from around the world. Admission is 1000 yen ($10.00) for adults... More 

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