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Good Prefectural/City aquarium

Has quite a variety of fish from the local area and with decent habitat facsimiles. It has a small... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
ushikawa
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Chicago, Illinois
新潟観光にははずせない You should go!

イルカショー、ラッコの餌やり、ペンギンの散歩、大水槽とトンネル、日本海の魚はもちろんエイもウツボも熱帯の魚も、盛りだくさんで楽しめます。水族館からは海が見えないけど、歩いて1分で海岸。孵化に成功したと... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
JunkoTOKYOJAPAN
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5932-445 Nishifunami-cho, Chuo-ku, Niigata 951-8101, Niigata Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Has quite a variety of fish from the local area and with decent habitat facsimiles. It has a small dolphin show and also a penguin show/feeding.

Thank ushikawa
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

イルカショー、ラッコの餌やり、ペンギンの散歩、大水槽とトンネル、日本海の魚はもちろんエイもウツボも熱帯の魚も、盛りだくさんで楽しめます。水族館からは海が見えないけど、歩いて1分で海岸。孵化に成功したとの解説、ノドグロの水槽に圧倒されました。時間がなかったので、タクシー使いましたが、市内循環バスで行くことができます。Everyone enjoy this aquarium! You can take a City Circular bus from Niigata station.

Thank JunkoTOKYOJAPAN
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

You should pay 1200yen. Dolphin Show was so fun, they are so cute. And sealions were so fabulous. You can touch fishes and seastars.

Thank GulizDogan
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Located in the lip of Japan Sea, this modern-built aquarium provides a cozy atmosphere to bring your whole family. They have interactive zones for kids, allow them to touch several animals and make up some animal puzzles. As one of aquarium fans, I might say...More

Thank Riostantieka M
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Many of the aquarium tanks were arranged in unique and beautiful ways. A personal favorite was a coral reef exhibit with rocks covering both the sides, making it look like an underwater canyon filled with corals.

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I found the city of Niigata quite boring when I went there for a conference but this place was really awesome! It's not expensive compared to other similar places in Japan (1080 yen for adults) and it keeps you entertained for 2-3 hours easily. Lot...More

3  Thank Viola N
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I've been to some pretty spectacular aquariums worldwide and never intended to spend any time at this relatively small one in Niigata. But I became extremely thirsty while riding the Niigata City Loop bus and decided to get off here, just to get something to...More

2  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Beautiful aquarium. Smalll but with great exhibits. We enjoyed the otter tank and feeding time. All the exhibits are in Japanese but it does not matter. Courteous and helpful staff.

Thank Balthonmom
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Beautiful sightseeing. Enjoy the day with marine creature. The dolphin show is awesome! You can spend the whole day here

Thank Farz_fy
Reviewed 6 May 2016

This is a little aquarium for the younger kids. They gear it towards teaching kids about marine life so it's very education... if you can speak Japanese. There are quite a few shows throughout the day with the dolphin one being the highlight of the...More

Thank AlvinChanJB
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