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Toba Aquarium鳥羽水族館


Located in Toba City, this is Japan’s largest aquarium. Appropriate of its catch phrase “Japan’s largest number of species bred” the aquarium is home to approximately 1,200 species of animals. The aquarium has 12 zones that come close to natural environments, and one characteristic is that there is no prescribed viewing route. The aquarium has Japan’s only dugong, a sea creature which served as a model for the mermaid legends, and along with the manatees is a popular animal to see. Moreover, the museum not only features aquatic animals but also displays animals that live close to water such as capybara. The humorous show featuring sea lions and walruses is a must-see.

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place Mie Pref. Tobashi Toba 3-3-6
phone 0599252555



Mie Pref. Tobashi Toba 3-3-6 [map]



[7/20-8/31] 8:30-17:30
※ Admission until 1 Hours closing
open everyday
[Admission fee] Adults 2500 yen, Children (Elementary and Junior High School Students) 1250 yen, Child (3 yrs and older) 630 yen
Parking Lot
Available (800yen once a day)
Credit Card
Available (Tickets, Available at stores Available (Not available at some stores))

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Mie Main Areas


Spread across the eastern side of the Kii Peninsula, Mie prefecture boasts hundreds of kilometers of pretty coastline comprising the oyster-rich Toba city and Shima National Park all the way down to Kumano, a city that marks the beginning of part of the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage, which runs into neighboring Wakayama prefecture. However, Mie is best known for the Ise Jingu Shinto shrine inland, one of the oldest and largest shrines in the country.

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