Aquarium Spots in Ibaraki Area

  • Aqua World-Ibaraki Prefectural Oarai Aquarium
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    Ibaraki Pref. Higashibarakigunoaraimachi Isohamachou 8252-3
    This aquarium is located along the coast of Oarai Town, Higashiibaraki County, Ibaraki Prefecture, and is among the largest in the country. Sea mammals and oceanic/freshwater fish from around the world and Oarai Sea are kept here. Exhibits are divided into nine zones, like “The Encounter Sea” and “Seas of the World.” You can watch a variety of living creatures, like popular penguins and sunfish, or see the impressive shark tank. The dolphin and sea lion shows are particularly lively and popular.
  • Kasumigaura Aquarium
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    3.5
    21 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Ibaraki Pref. Kasumigaurashi Saka 910-1
    An aquarium facing the north side of Lake Kasumigaura, the second largest lake in Japan. The aquarium displays freshwater fish from Kasumigaura, over 1,000 saltwater fish spanning 130 species from around the world, and reptiles. The aquarium's diverse facilities include a panoramic tank where visitors can watch char and Japanese huchen swimming, and round tanks which make it possible to view the occupants from 360 degrees. The aquarium is designed to teach visitors who walk through it about the ecosystem of Kasumigaura. The aquarium also holds events like giving visitors the chance to feed tortoises. The aquarium is perfect for families with children as well.

    歩崎公園の、中にある本当に小さな水族館です。人も少なく3歳の子供が踏み台に上りゆっくりお魚が見られたりして、生き物を身近に感じることができる良い場所でした。大きな水族館には迫力や、インパクトや、華やかさがありますが、そこには ない味わいを感じました。霞ヶ浦に生息する魚を、丁寧に展示してあり大人も ゆっくり楽しむことができました。お子様ずれにお勧めです。

  • Yamagata Tansuigyo-kan
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    3.5
    9 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Ibaraki Hitachiomiya-shi Yamagata 535
    "An aquarium in Yamagata, Hitachiomiya City. Located beside Seiryu Park on the Kuji River, this is the smallest aquarium in Japan. It breeds more than 50 aquatic species of aquatic organisms, with a focus on freshwater fish from the Kuji River and its environs. In addition, they have Japanese giant salamanders on view. These have been designated a National Special Natural Monument. On Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, they offer rides on a ""mini-Shinkansen.”"

    The aquarium exhibit 3 living Andrias japonicus which is world largest Amphibian species specially found only in Japan. 3 of them live longer than 40 years and 2 of them already exceed size of...

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Just a stone’s throw from Tokyo, Ibaraki is a coastal prefecture that has mastered juxtapositions, where old shrines meet new scientific discoveries and traditional gardens are frequented by the inventors of some of the newest technology. Head to Mito City's Kairakuen - one of Japan's Three Great Gardens - in spring to experience the cellestial blooming of fantastic cherry blossoms at the annual sakura festival.

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