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Kujukushima Aquarium Umikirara

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1008 Kashimaecho, Sasebo 858-0922, Nagasaki Prefecture
+81 956-28-4187
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small though interesting aquarium and fun dolphin show. tough for people who cant read japanese... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
Marcel D
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Mijdrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands
Beautiful little aquarium

Very nice little aquarium. Not so many things but what they have is done very well in a nice modern... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
Trevor G
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Fukuoka, Japan
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1008 Kashimaecho, Sasebo 858-0922, Nagasaki Prefecture
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

small though interesting aquarium and fun dolphin show. tough for people who cant read japanese, english explanations often not there.

Thank Marcel D
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Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Very nice little aquarium. Not so many things but what they have is done very well in a nice modern complex. We went on a weekday and it was like we had the place to ourselves. The dolphin show was very good, especially in the...More

Thank Trevor G
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Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

You might not be able to read most of the signs if you don't understand Japanese but still, a fantastic place to see marine life. Just seems a bit small especially for the larger animals. DO catch the dolphin show. Also, love, LOVED their jellyfish...More

1  Thank Rebekah L
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Reviewed 1 January 2017

We had a lovely afternoon here. Very easy to access from navy base area. The fish are fantastic. This is not as massive as some aquariums in the states...but the specimens are really different and interesting. Great dolphin exhibit. The BIGGEST turtles I've ever seen...More

Thank dd3119
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Reviewed 20 October 2016

Being stationed in Sasebo Japan I have been here around 10 times and gets better with each visit. So much to see.

2  Thank kjsatorius1
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Nice place. One of the must see in Sasebo, dolphins, stingrays, turtles, sharks, jellyfish etc encounter in modern nice architectonic environment.

1  Thank tomnoddy
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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped at the Aquarium after doing the island boat tour next door. The aquarium has a great number of sea life exhibits and a couple of huge tanks. Fun to take pictures. Wasn't crowed during my weekday visit. If your in the area I would...More

1  Thank Nathan B
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Reviewed 11 June 2016

Took my family here today. Fairly cheap admission. The main tank is pretty cool and they do feeding shows etc. You can get pretty close to the dolphins and there are a few exhibits you can touch

2  Thank Corey C
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Reviewed 13 May 2016

Enjoyable. Lots of displays to look at. Expect about one hour, maybe more, to view all of the displays. I would consider this a very enjoyable trip for children ages 4-15 probably enjoy the most.

1  Thank gilmorewa
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Reviewed 10 April 2016

Probably not the most exciting as a stand-alone trip, but works as a great add-on if you are already seeing things in the area (i.e. a day fishing, going on the 99 islands tour, exploring the boardwalk with your kids). Very clean, well maintained. Definitely...More

Thank Jaime B
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