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New Yashima Aquarium

Features Animals
Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Small but Fun

The New Yashima Aquarium is much like its previous incarnation, but with a much-needed new coat of... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2016
Lara N
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Takamatsu, Japan
A fun, interactive aquarium

I found it a bit expensive to get in, but it's worth it. Make sure to catch the fun dolphin show... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2014
trekkingwith
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Kurashiki, Japan
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30 Jul 2018
“Tragic”
30 Nov 2016
“Cruelty that was hard to believe!”
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1785-1 Yashimahigashimachi, Takamatsu 761-0111, Kagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Truly the worst I’ve ever seen. Tiny , dirty tanks, sad animals, sea lions, penguins large turtles, hardly moving out of boredom and despair! Pitiful dolphin show. I forgot to check reviews before going and yes overpriced and an insult to the viewer and a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

This aquarium was horrific! The dolphins were kept in a tank that was green and tiny. The penguins surroundings consisted of a plastic mat and a tiny pool and the other marine life were also housed in small, cramped conditions. The cruelty was unbelievable. The...More

Date of experience: December 2016
5  Thank jollytr
Reviewed 11 July 2016

The New Yashima Aquarium is much like its previous incarnation, but with a much-needed new coat of paint. It is small, but usually there are less crowds than larger aquariums, so you can get right up to the tanks and enjoy seeing the displays at...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Lara N
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Japan is well known for hunting Dolphins, killing most of the pod and selling some to Aquariums to be bullied into tricks for food, taken from the wild where they swim hundreds of miles to a small green tank where the majority die of broken...More

Date of experience: May 2016
3  Thank Kathrynsalj
Reviewed 4 September 2014

The tanks are tiny, the water is green and disgusting. These poor animals are in such horrible condition. It was actually very sad to see. This place should be shut down and sited for animal cruelty. It's expensive to get in and totally NOT worth...More

Date of experience: June 2014
5  Thank EthicalTraveler8
Reviewed 29 August 2014

I found it a bit expensive to get in, but it's worth it. Make sure to catch the fun dolphin show; since the whole place is small, you'll get a good view of the show no matter where you are in the audience. You can...More

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank trekkingwith
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