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Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Shimoda Floating Aquarium


The Shimoda Floating Aquarium, south of Izukyu Shimoda Station, is located right on the coast in Shimoda in a dramatic setting.

The aquarium features dolphin and penguin shows as well as feeding sessions with seals.

The various tanks also hold a vast variety of aquatic life found off the Izu coast, including jelly fish, sharks and small fish that eat the dead skin from your fingers.

There is a souvenir shop and a rather over-priced restaurant at the main entrance.

The bus from bus stop 7 just outside the railway station runs to the aquarium at 10 and 40 minutes past the hour. You can get a reduction on the entrance fee by buying your ticket at the information center inside the station.

Shimoda Floating Aquarium Shizuoka

Shimoda Floating Aquarium
22-31, 3-chome, Shimoda, Shizuoka 415-0023
Tel: 0558 22 3567

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