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Aquarium Spots in Gifu Area

  • World Freshwater Aquarium
    122 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gifu Pref. Kakamigaharashi Kawashimakasadamachi 1453
    The World Freshwater Aquarium recreates a natural freshwater environment with a focus on fish found in the Nagara River from its source to the river mouth, and freshwater fish from around the world. The aquarium houses around 220 species of fish and amphibians totaling about 20,000 animals, and about 30 species of aquatic plants with about 2,000 plants in all. The aquarium features the world’s largest river environment learning zone and one of the world’s leading displays on breeding freshwater animals. The whole building is easily accessible for wheelchair users, and there is a restaurant and shops selling original goods. It is also possible to hire out the aquarium and restaurant after closing as a venue for events.

    so many fishes we've never seen, their collection is great also we enjoyed feeding the fishes and you can also touch the huge turtles so definitely the kids will have fun, food trucks outside are...

  • Forest Aquarium
    6 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Gifu Takayama-shi Nyukawacho Gonbo 532
    "An aquarium that's part of the Takumi no Yakata Museum. It's in a traditional farmhouse built in 1882 by Kawajiri Jisuke, a master carpenter in the Hida lineage. Recreating a rich riparian environment, the aquarium has about 3,000 freshwater fish. These include large iwana char that are no longer found in Hida, nearly extinct kajika, and roughly one-meter long Sakhalin taimen. You can also experience garra rufa, also known as ""doctor fish,"" that eat dead skin."

    匠の館 森の水族館へは、都内から高山市に向かう途中で立ち寄りました。 もう少しで高山市街地に到着という辺りで、「森の水族館」という看板を見つけて細い脇道を進み行き当たりました。個人の住居を使った施設で、有料(500円)でもあったので内部見学は見合わせました。

Gifu Main Areas


Tucked away in the very center of Japan, Gifu prefecture houses mountains, old towns, and one of Japan’s greatest hot springs, Gero Onsen. A tour of the prefecture’s traditional architecture will take you from the mountain-enveloped wooden streets of Takayama to the mountain village of Shirakawago, where visitors can explore 250-year-old thatched roofed houses known as gassho-zukuri.

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