Tourist attraction

Shimonoseki Municipal Aquarium Kaikyokan

1. Shimonoseki Municipal Aquarium  Kaikyokan

20000 fish of 500 species are exhibited inside 65 water tanks. You can enjoy the underwater world walk through Setonaikai tunnel water tank which was designed under the theme of reproduced Kanmon Strait. Full body skeleton of a blue whale can only be seen here in Japan. Over 100 species of blowfish which is the specialty of Shimonoseki are exhibited. Don't miss the dolphin and otter performance in the aqua theatre located in a perfect view spot of Kanmon Strait.

You can enjoy the Italian dishes next to the dolphin's tank at restaurant Delphino.

Location Arukapo-to 6-1, Shimonoseki City, Yamaguchi Prefecture
Access (1) 7 minutes by bus from JR Shimonoseki line
→ 3 minute walk from "Karato" bus stop
(2) 15 minutes by Chugoku Expressway Shimonoseki IC
Website http://www.kaikyokan.com/
Office of Inquiry The Shimonoseki Academy of Marine Science Foundation TEL: 083-228-1100
  • 2. Shimonoseki Municipal Aquarium  Kaikyokan
  • 3. Shimonoseki Municipal Aquarium  Kaikyokan
  • 4. Shimonoseki Municipal Aquarium  Kaikyokan

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