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Aqua World Ibaraki Prefectural Oarai Aquarium

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A different aquarium

Definitely not the best one I’ve been to, but a truly unique one. Many from japan’s Local seas... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jing Z
via mobile
good with family

nice place can revisit again my son liked it a lot there were toys we bought to him and even we... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
gnana prasuna k
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1 week ago
“A different aquarium”
18 Aug 2018
“good with family”
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8252-3 Isohamacho, Oarai-machi, Higashiibaraki-gun 311-1301, Ibaraki Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely not the best one I’ve been to, but a truly unique one. Many from japan’s Local seas. Spent around 3 hours there. Had a great time with my parents.

Thank Jing Z
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

nice place can revisit again my son liked it a lot there were toys we bought to him and even we enjoyed a lot

Thank gnana prasuna k
Reviewed June 20, 2018

There is so much to see and take in at this aquarium, from the Dolphin and Sea Lion shows to Sharks and other aqua species . My personal favourite, the puffins. You can spend a day as there is lots to see and no point...More

Thank Pieville
Reviewed October 24, 2017

Even though it wasn't a planned visit, we weren't disappointed and actually quite enjoyed ourselves there. If you have school-going children, especially the younger ones, you will be glad that there's an entire floor of playground and aqua displays for them to enjoy, and ample...More

Thank ultrahero
Reviewed December 28, 2016

E after J 3歳の子供と訪れました。 海に面した絶好のロケーションで、建物はとても広く、展示物も非常に見やすいです。特に随所に階段式のベンチがあったりして、ゆっくり見ることもできます。 イルカショーも室内のため、雨の心配もなく、アシカショーも工夫が施されていて楽しいです。また子供連れにはうれしい、アスレチック(小学生未満)があり、トイレもすべて障害者用トイレにおむつを捨てるボックスや、ビニール袋も完備。ここまで至りりつくせりは、水族館で初です。文句なくNo.1の水族館でした。 I've never been to such a wonderful aquarium like this before! Especially, I recommend to such a family which has small children. This aquarium faces to the ocean and there is the wonderful national park near this aquarium. You...More

1  Thank KonaHualalai
Reviewed November 17, 2016

Went with a Japanese friend and his sons. We had a great time! The show was funny and included in the admission. The outdoor exhibits were different than other aquariums I have been too. Lots of fun. The shark tank is huge! Pretty cool!

Thank bbstuff3
Reviewed April 13, 2016

World is a steel-framed, reinforced concrete five-storey building, with an additional seventh floor observation room. Form the observation room, you can look out on to the beach. We took lots of pictures and even saw the second half of the aqua viewing show. This was...More

Thank Oyomi
Reviewed April 4, 2016

We took our kids here for the morning and they loved it! All the exhibits have english names for the animals, which makes it easy for foreigners to enjoy. The aquarium is reknown for their sharks and they have two massive tanks full of sharks...More

1  Thank Sean M
Reviewed November 12, 2015

I went by car with my friends, for the first time we watched dolphin and sea lion attraction. guess what? it was so attractive and great. It was my first time watched the great attraction. Their attraction made me amazed. When the dolphins jumped and...More

1  Thank ulfiZL
Reviewed August 4, 2015

I've been to a fair number of aquariums, and this is definitely one of the best. Like most aquariums in Japan, there is little in the way of English signage, although you can usually get the names of the animals in any display. Huge sharks,...More

1  Thank Asterix135
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According to their homepage, you can't enter with any animals except for the service dog or guide dog.
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