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Shirahama Aquarium Kyoto University

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Address: 459, Nishimuro-gun, Shirahama-cho 649-2211, Wakayama Prefecture
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The marine fauna and flora of Nanki Shirahama are exceptionally rich. This...

The marine fauna and flora of Nanki Shirahama are exceptionally rich. This aquarium presents those highly diverse organisms.

This aquarium features exhibits of invertebrates. More than 500 species of invertebrates are on the display throughout the year, which makes this one of the largest invertebrate exhibitions in Japan.

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Good thing to do if you are around

30 mins to 1 hour would be enough. A lot of different kind of fishes. 600 yen admission fee. When I visited this Aquarium, me and my wife were the only visitors.

Reviewed 21 December 2015
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Reviewed 21 December 2015

30 mins to 1 hour would be enough. A lot of different kind of fishes. 600 yen admission fee. When I visited this Aquarium, me and my wife were the only visitors.

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Reviewed 14 December 2015

Our daughter was a bit bored as we wondered around. This cheered her up no end. It only cost about $15 (AUD) for the 3 of us. Only took 30-45 minutes.

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Reviewed 5 August 2015

It is small aquarium but it is not clouded so you can take your time to look. There is a city bus to get around to this area .You can go to Kumagusu museum on the mountain only takes 5 minutes walking from aquarium. It is a beautiful place just even go down the beach and chill. Its cool place.

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