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Aquarium

An aquarium standing along the coast in Nishifunami Town, Chuo Ward, Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture. The Niigata City Aquarium reopened after major renovations in 2013. The aquarium keeps and displays some 20 thousand sea creatures spanning around 500 species. Some of the aquarium’s many highlights include a giant aquarium exhibit modeled after the natural environment of the Sea of Japan, a “marine tunnel” which will make you feel like you’re walking around on the bottom of the ocean, and exhibits introducing the creatures that live in the Shinano River. The aquarium also has popular exhibits presenting waterfront animals such as beavers, river otters, seals, sea otters, and penguins. Exciting dolphin shows are held daily.

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Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Nishifunamichou 5932-445 (Niigata / Tsukioka / AganoArea)

phone 0252227500
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9:00-17:00 (Ticket sales last 30 minutes closing)

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Address
Nigata Pref. Nigatashi Chuou-ku Nishifunamichou 5932-445 [ map ]
Area
Niigata / Tsukioka / AganoArea
Phone
0252227500
Hours
9:00-17:00 (Ticket sales last 30 minutes closing)
Closed
New Year's Holiday, Mar. 1st Thursday and its next day
Fees
[Admission fee]
[Adults (High School Students and above)] 1500yen
[Children (Small/Junior High School Students)] 600yen
[Child (from 4 years old)] 200yen
[Infants (up to 3 years old)] Free
Parking Lot
Available 750spaces
Credit Card
Not available

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          Found along the northwestern coast of Japan, Niigata prefecture is celebrated for its high-quality rice and breathtaking nature, most notably its spectacular mountains, whose white peaks draw in snow sports lovers from far and wide over the winter months. Hit the slopes at Yuzawa, pick out your favourite modern artist at Echigo Tsumari, or take a ferry over to Sado Island for an extra adventure.

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