Aquarium Spots in Hiroshima Area

  • Miyajima Public Aquarium
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    Hiroshima Pref. Hatsukaichishi Miyajimachou 10-3
    An aquarium located close to Itsukushima Shrine, a World Heritage Site, on the island of Miyajima in Hatsukaichi City, Hiroshima Prefecture. Notable for its Japanese exterior designed to fit in with the surrounding scenery, the aquarium, locally known as “Miyaji Marine,” was remodeled and reopened in 2011. The aquarium exhibits over 13,000 fish and marine mammals spanning 350 species with a focus on the creatures living in the Seto Inland Sea. Some of the aquarium’s most popular exhibits include cute animals such as rare finless porpoises, penguins, Stellar sea lions, and Japanese river otters. Daily sea lion shows are held at the aquarium’s Live Pool.
  • Mariho Aquarium
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    Hiroshima Pref. Hiroshimashinishiku Kanonshinmachi 4-14-35 within Hiroshima marina hop
    This aquarium is in Nishi Ward, Hiroshima City found in the Hiroshima Marina Hop mall. Here you’ll find dynamic aquarium setting on display, where you can view realistic underwater sceneries and the activities of aquatic animals. Learn about the lives of the fish that live in coral reefs during their educational underwater show performed multiple times every day. The whole aquarium can be rented after closing as a hall for gatherings or year-end-parties..
  • Fukuyama Daigaku Marine Bio Center Aquarium
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    Hiroshima Onomichi-shi Innoshima Ohamacho 452-10

    This one is a little smaller than most, but I enjoyed that it focused on the sea life around the area. The area for the sea lions and penguins was really pretty small though, I hope the animals are...

Hiroshima Areas

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There is more than meets the eye awaiting any Hiroshima-bound traveler. Kicking off in Hiroshima city, the Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima Castle, and Shukkeien Garden offer a couple of days of exploring; however, the real beauty lies along the southern coast of the prefecture. There, a series of islands spreads across the Seto Inland Sea: from the mysterious sea-submerged Great Torii Gate at Miyajima Island to the first half of the islands that connect Honshu to Shikoku via six spectacular suspension bridges.

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