Aquarium Spots in Kanagawa Area

  • Enoshima Aquarium
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    Kanagawa Pref. Fujisawashi Katasekaigan 2-19-1
    Nicknamed the “Enosui” by locals, this aquarium is located inside Shonan Kaigan Park. The aquarium’s beautiful exhibits, designed to evoke a wondrous undersea world, are quite popular. The spherical “Jellyfish Planet” aquarium houses 14 varieties of jellyfish lit up with beautiful lighting. Once every hour, the world’s first 3D projection mapped jellyfish show is held throughout the entire floor. Enoshima Aquarium is filled with entertainment. A school of some 8,000 Japanese sardines can be seen swimming in a giant aquarium replicating the environment of Sagami Bay. An edutainment facility, another exhibit at the aquarium maps ocean currents and presents the various sea life which visits the area seasonally.

    It’s crowed! Lots of families and students coming over and it’s great! The aquarium layout is so beautiful, made with artistic sensibilities and to be a reachable display to everyone. We made it out...

  • Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise
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    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Kanazawa-ku Hakkeijima
    This leisure complex is located on Hakkeijima Island in Kanazawa Ward, Yokohama City. The island, which features an aquarium, attractions, a shopping mall, a hotel, a marina, and more, offers more than enough activities for a full day of fun for people of all ages. The island's aquarium, its main attraction, is comprised of four facilities. It offers hands-on programs where visitors can interact with the animals, a wide variety of live shows, seasonal events, and more. Admission to the island is free and visitors can enjoy its restaurants, cafes, and shops while talking a walk along its promenade.
  • Keikyu Aburatsubo Marine Park
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    Kanagawa Pref. Miurashi Misakimachi Koajiro 1082
    This aquarium is in Misaki-machi, Miura City. Their dolphin and sea lion performance with a sound and light show at the indoor theater is popular. There is also a hands-on event called the Aquarium Academy where guests encounter sea creatures like dolphins and otters (fee-based, reservations required). Guests can bring a pet into the premises with them by following the necessary procedures.
  • Yokohama Omoshiro Aquarium
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    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Naka-ku Yamashitachou 144 China Square Building 3F
    Located an eight minute walk from the Exit 2 of Motomachi-Chukagai Station on the Minatomirai Line. A fun and interesting aquarium modeled after an elementary school. With such elementary-school themed elements as a shoebox aquarium, principal’s office, and music room, the aquarium cares for some 300 different species of unique aquatic creatures. There’s also an experiment zone and quiz zone, visitors can not only look at but also learn about fish. There’s even a zone where aquariums and play equipment are combined together.
  • Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise Aqua Resorts
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    Kanagawa Yokohama-shi Kanazawa-ku
    This collection of four aquariums occupies the east side of Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise, a large amusement park located right next to Hakkeijima Station. There are tons of things to see and do here. In the UMI Farm area, you can go fishing, take fresh-caught fish to a restaurant to have it deep-fried, and check out a deck where you can see a variety of seaweeds up close. In the Aqua Museum area, there's an aquarium which is one of the largest in the country where you can see some 120 thousand sea creatures spanning 700 species. In the FUREAI Lagoon area, you can play with dolphins and otters. In the Dolphin Fantasy area, there's a dolphin aquarium with an underwater tunnel you can walk through.
  • Hakoneen Aquarium
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    Kanagawa Ashigarashimo-gun Hakonemachi Motohakone 139
  • Shizennomino Aquarium umi farm
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    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Kanazawa-ku Hakkeijima Yokohama Hakkeijima Sea Paradise
  • Yokohama Municipal Makado Elementary School Attached Seawater Aquarium
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    Kanagawa Yokohama-shi Naka-ku Honmokumakado 29-1
  • Dolphin Fantasy
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    Kanagawa Yokohama-shi Kanazawa-ku Hakkeijima
  • Fureai Lagoon
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    Kanagawa Yokohama-shi Kanazawa-ku Hakkeijima
  • Keikyu Aburatsubo Marine Park sales office.
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    Kanagawa Pref. Miurashi Misakimachi Koajiro 1082

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Kanagawa prefecture acts as an extension of the Tokyo metropolis that spills over into coastal towns, most notably Yokohama city, heavily populated and known for its Chinatown and seaside attractions. Just the right distance for a day trip out of Tokyo, Kanagawa is home to some of Tokyo’s most accessible beaches, including around Kamakura, best known for its Big Buddha. Visitors can also travel a little farther afield for a weekend at Hakone onsen town.

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