21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa
This is one of Japan's most prominent aquariums, built with the concept of encountering the marine world with the magnificent Pacific Ocean stretching out before you. It gives visitors the opportunity to experience the wonders of interacting with other living things while learning in an enjoyable manner. Featuring the king of the ocean, orcas, you can also see performances by beluga whales, dolphins, and sea lions. In addition, you can meet 11,000 river and ocean creatures covering 800 species through exhibits that recreate the natural environment.
Hours: 9:00 to 16:30 (varies by season)
Adult (including high school students): 2,800 yen
Child (4-year olds - junior high school students): 1,400 yen
Over 65: 2,100 yen *You may be asked to show proof of age.
Address: 1464-18 Higashi-cho, Kamogawa, Chiba Prefecture 296-0041
Airport: Narita International Airport
About 2 hours to JR Awa-Kamogawa Station on the Aqusea Express Bus from the Yaesu exit of JR Tokyo Station / Platform 21 bus at JR Chiba Station