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New Yashima Aquarium

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1785-1 Yashimahigashimachi, Takamatsu 761-0111, Kagawa Prefecture
+81 87-841-2678
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Cruelty that was hard to believe!

This aquarium was horrific! The dolphins were kept in a tank that was green and tiny. The penguins... read more

Reviewed December 1, 2016
jollytr
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Victoria, Australia
via mobile
Small but Fun

The New Yashima Aquarium is much like its previous incarnation, but with a much-needed new coat of... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2016
Lara N
,
Takamatsu, Japan
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good58%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Nov 30, 2016
“Cruelty that was hard to believe!”
Jul 10, 2016
“Small but Fun”
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1785-1 Yashimahigashimachi, Takamatsu 761-0111, Kagawa Prefecture
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+81 87-841-2678
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Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

This aquarium was horrific! The dolphins were kept in a tank that was green and tiny. The penguins surroundings consisted of a plastic mat and a tiny pool and the other marine life were also housed in small, cramped conditions. The cruelty was unbelievable. The...More

4  Thank jollytr
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Reviewed July 11, 2016

The New Yashima Aquarium is much like its previous incarnation, but with a much-needed new coat of paint. It is small, but usually there are less crowds than larger aquariums, so you can get right up to the tanks and enjoy seeing the displays at...More

1  Thank Lara N
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Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Japan is well known for hunting Dolphins, killing most of the pod and selling some to Aquariums to be bullied into tricks for food, taken from the wild where they swim hundreds of miles to a small green tank where the majority die of broken...More

3  Thank Kathrynsalj
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Reviewed September 4, 2014

The tanks are tiny, the water is green and disgusting. These poor animals are in such horrible condition. It was actually very sad to see. This place should be shut down and sited for animal cruelty. It's expensive to get in and totally NOT worth...More

5  Thank EthicalTraveler8
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Reviewed August 29, 2014

I found it a bit expensive to get in, but it's worth it. Make sure to catch the fun dolphin show; since the whole place is small, you'll get a good view of the show no matter where you are in the audience. You can...More

1  Thank trekkingwith
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