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Kagoshima City Aquarium

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Closed Now: 09:30 - 18:00
Open today: 09:30 - 18:00
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Small and old but good!

Small and a bit dated but entertaining enough. We were here to escape from the rain and were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 8 November 2018
Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan
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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.
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3-1 Honkoshinmachi, Kagoshima 892-0814, Kagoshima Prefecture
+81 99-226-2233
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Small and a bit dated but entertaining enough. We were here to escape from the rain and were disappointed that they were in between whale sharks. Nonetheless the dolphin show was quite good, this was the first time we got to see them up so...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is not very big but kids had fun there. Recommended to family with children if travelling to Kagoshima.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

If you have time then I would recommend to visit it. For more details click here “Kagoshima City Aquarium“.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Travel-Kumamoto
Reviewed 30 October 2018

Approaching this aquarium be sure to look for dolphins in the canal. The Aquarium is several floors with a variety of sea life in large and small display areas. A huge Whale Shark swims in a huge aquarium. There is a tube style aquarium for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DeeHawaii2016
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

This aquarium is nice and accessible with a baby, but the fish and the exhibitions are nothing special. Coming from Europe I was expecting something other than what I am used to, but the selection did not differ much from European aquariums.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank D660LWchristianb
Reviewed 30 September 2018

I stopped here and enjoyed it in an hour. The whale shark feeding followed by the dolphin show were both entertaining. Another 15 or 20 minutes and I saw the rest.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Went for a visit this morning before flying back home. Loved the Dolphins Performance at 12:00nn although we missed the 10:30am one as we thought it was Weekdays but they put the shows on Summer Vacation schedule instead, so we had to kill time at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MeisjeKvanBrizzle
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent place for kids to enjoy the dolphin show. Worth visiting during your visit to Kagoshima. Can learn about how the volcanic activities affect the ocean life. A very good place for learning geography and biology.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Derekmou
Reviewed 14 June 2018 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank lydiaSingapore
Reviewed 30 May 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

Date of experience: May 2018
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