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Kuroshima Research Institute

136, Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun 907-1311, Okinawa Prefecture
+81 980-85-4341
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AMAZING PLACE!!!

It's one of the best aquariums I've visited. I spent here more than 1,5 hour and absolutely didn' t... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2017
AlexxxxxandraSad
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Moscow, Russia
If you're already on the island... Why not

Well I have to say it's not the most exciting museum I've been to, but on this little island your... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2016
Nikki H
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Sydney, Australia
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  • Average24%
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Aug 21, 2017
“AMAZING PLACE!!!”
Aug 6, 2016
“If you're already on the island... Why not”
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136, Taketomi-cho, Yaeyama-gun 907-1311, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

It's one of the best aquariums I've visited. I spent here more than 1,5 hour and absolutely didn' t get bored. There are many species of sharks, turtles and various exotic fishes in open aquariums and you can feed all of them!!! I'll never forget...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Well I have to say it's not the most exciting museum I've been to, but on this little island your choices for activities are limited, so you might as well pay a short visit. You can learn some interesting information about turtles and other local...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2014 via mobile

Don't miss this museum and small aquarium(fee 300 JPY) displaying the local wildlife:beautiful shells,corals and mainly turtles.

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Reviewed 19 October 2013

This place is very cool. There are sharks to great you in the creek at the entrance and a very cute turtle bun you can buy where you pay for your tickets. Make sure to ask for a kamelon pan as they may not be...More

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