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Sendai Uminomori Aquarium

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A worthwhile visit during a week day.

Visited this aquarium at 10 AM on a Feb 15 Thursday. Very few people but people were coming in... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
rp-yp
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San Mateo, California
A Very Fine Aquarium

This is not a huge aquarium, but it feels like it is. The main feature (besides the dolphin show... read more

Reviewed 18 March 2017
Kevin H
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19 Feb 2018
“A worthwhile visit during a week day.”
2 weeks ago
“Alot to see”
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4-6 Nakano, Miyagino-ku, Sendai 983-0013, Miyagi Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many different exhibits for everybody of all languages. This may be a culture thing, but an aquarium has fish, but had an exhibit for fishing. Usually aquariums try to protect fish not show how to fish them. The dolphin show and individual dolphin picture experience...More

Thank Danny G
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

We are from Australia and love this aquarium! Visited the Osaka aquarium at the start of the week and this one is definitely better with more hands on activities. Absolutely love the Dolphin and Sea Lion show. Our daughter also got to crack her own...More

Thank meganaking
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Visited this aquarium at 10 AM on a Feb 15 Thursday. Very few people but people were coming in around noon. Plenty to see and they also have a dolphin and penguin show in an outdoorarena. The bus leaves Nakano sakae Jr station about every...More

Thank rp-yp
Reviewed 18 March 2017

This is not a huge aquarium, but it feels like it is. The main feature (besides the dolphin show which features a human/dolphin swimming/jumping tandem routine) is a massive 2 story open ocean tank - one of the best multi-species tanks I've ever seen at...More

3  Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Only down-side was the hands-on exhibits (like touch in the dolphins, penguins, and sea lions) they suggested if you don't understand Japanese, don't do it, for safety reasons, which makes sense, but I was super disappointed!! Everything else was great!! Lovely aquarium!! Love the HUGE...More

1  Thank Kimberly R
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

My partner and I went whilst we were on a day trip to Sendai. It was a reasonably small aquarium but it had plenty to keep us entertained. The dolphin and sea lion show is a must see for sure. We also fed the Penguins...More

Thank Rhiannon T
Reviewed 24 August 2016

2 floors of display. The main attraction is the 20 minute dolphin sea lion show. They also have great penguins and let you pet them for a few seconds during "friendly" time 2x/day in summer. Pretty good aquarium.

Thank Kai N
Reviewed 4 April 2016

This a very well presented attraction in the Sendai Port area, and there is a shuttle bus that comes to the local JR Station to pick you up, on the half hour. The show is quite good, and the animals, Sea lions and dolphins you...More

2  Thank snerd45
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Being originally from a tropical country, I was amazed to see the penguins. You can see different kinds amd they are all so adorable (like from Happy Feet and Madagascar). There's also a special time where you can touch and take your pictures with them....More

3  Thank Daiflu
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

I loved every minute of my visit. The crowds were massive because of the summer holiday and it being the first month it was open, but still it was great. The interactive exhibits were great and there was enough english signage to make it enjoyable...More

1  Thank BorneoMel
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