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“A great place to have fun all day”
Review of Kaikyokan

Kaikyokan
Ranked #2 of 133 things to do in Shimonoseki
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 9 February 2015 via mobile

Very nicely designed aquarium and it's very attractive to younger children. We also loved the dolphin restaurant very much. A cozy walking by the sea or to go to the playground next to the aquarium could be considered after visiting aquarium.

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Reviewed 27 December 2014

last time I've visit the Osaka Kaikyokan that place is big and so excited but....too many people you don't have time to stay,to watch ,to really take a good look on the animals but here it's really a place for an aquarium lover like me to really take a look on everything ^^ fish and sea animals maybe less than Osaka kaikyokan but the feeling and happiness that you get from here are much better...for me under the sea should come in peace ...so i really love this place and the fee is only about 2,000 yen and you can stay all day if you have time....and they have the dolphin and seal show ^^
I saw something like this in Nagoya kaikyokan about 10 years ago ( hahaha) but here the dolphins and the seal (they speak only Japanese so I didn't get their name but I think they all do have name)
are really smart and great ....if you come with the family , your children will love it(like i do, even I am not a child anymore ^^)
and after finish here you can move to the fish market , next door
it's really convenient
I will visit again for sure

1  Thank Jaya J
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Reviewed 26 March 2014

A very well designed aquatic centre with loats of interesting fishy exhibits, the giant ocean sun fish, the massive almost prehistoric amazon river fish and the massive variety of puffer fish are highlights but there is just a lot to see. As well as the fish there is a very good Penguin park as as well including an underwater walk through tunnel. They do a show with Dolphins and Sealions which was great entertainment but personally i am a bit squeamish about seeing such magnificent creatures turning tricks in captivity. Good value at Y2000 per adult which includes the show. Very convenient also for the fish market, observation tower and the fair/big wheel if you want to make a good day out in Shimonoseki.

Thank Mike H
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