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Kobe City Suma Marine Aquarium

#18 of 383 things to do in Kobe Features Animals
1-3-5 Wakamiyacho, Sumaku, Kobe 654-0049, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 78-731-7301
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1-3-5 Wakamiyacho, Sumaku, Kobe 654-0049, Hyogo Prefecture
+81 78-731-7301

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Even though some of Kobes harbor is a bit run down, there is no excuse to not go here before or after your Kobe-biff has been had. It's a cool place with lots of beautiful sea creatures to look at. And the huge dolphin pool...More

1  Thank Kjell D
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Lovely aquarium which houses to a vast diversity of fishes and other sea animals. The place is well maintained and also has an amusement park for kids. One of the identical attributes here is the dolphin show which is hosted during specific times weekly. This...More

Thank Vachintha
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place. My kids really like the dolphin show and also they had a small amusement park which my kids enjoyed. It was not too far from town and only a short 5 minutes from the train station.

1  Thank AmosWoo
Reviewed 19 August 2016

been there with my aunt and kids last month , they were so amazed by the sorts of beautiful fishes they saw and the daulphine jumps spectacle .,for a very reasonable price they made our day . very convenient from sannomiya 。very nice place to...More

Thank MarkWalterbi
Reviewed 19 May 2016

While in Japan for holiday we went to visit this Aquarium (my wife knows it well because while working as a kindergarden teacher, went there with the kids) and is really beautifull. There are many things that you can see from fishes, pinguins, crabs, shark...More

Thank Neo8273
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I love the dolphin show. This aquarium is connected to studies of a local university so the animals are getting good care unlike some of the other aquariums we have visited in Japan. The last dolphin show of the day is for the new students...More

Thank Pandakunkun
Reviewed 5 February 2016

It's a little out of the way if you don't drive (but I'm sure there are trains and buses easy enough), but it's a great aquarium. The penguin show is great, you get so close to them! So many different kinds of creatures and all...More

Thank Ai-Syd
Reviewed 14 January 2016

We were there during the week so it wasn't busy at all. Lots of school kids in uniforms. Aquarium itself has a outdated feel (sort of 70's) so this is definitely not one of those new facilities. Nevertheless our kids did enjoy it and that's...More

Thank Spatchski
Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

We were indeed fascinated by the vast collection of marine lives, many of the deep sea creatures which we have never imagine. A must visit if you are in Kobe.

Thank SK_Jaune
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Nice small toen aquarium where you can get really close to the animals (otters, seals, penguins) with a quite good dolphin show. I went there on a week-day and it was quite enough despite hundreds of school kids, very well organized and behaved ! It's...More

Thank Utantan
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