Kamo Suizoku Kan (Kamo Aquarium), Yamagata
The small aquarium in Tsuruoka-city, Yamagata is widely known around the world.
“The Tsuruoka City municipal Kamo aquarium” which put on displays the jellyfish of approximately 50 kinds. The number of the displaying of jellyfish is the best in the world and was enrolled in the Guinness Book of World Records.
When you enter the display booth in the dark, you feel as if you lose your way in the deep sea. The Jellyfishes lit up colorfully float leisurely.
“The Dream theatre of Jellyfish” with a diameter of 5 meters is so beautiful as to become a key element of this aquarium. The scene which the moon jellyfish of approximately 2,000 floats cannot help cheering. You must absorbed in seeing it, forgetful of everything.
Other than the jellyfish, it is full of pleasure including sea lion show that is popular among children and feeding of the black-tailed gull. And there is the restaurant serving the healthy dish which used the jellyfish, especially jellyfish ramen and jellyfish ice are popular!
|Name:||Kamo Suizoku Kan (Kamo Aquarium)|
|Adresse:||Okubo 657 Imaizumi, Tsuruoka-city, Yamagata 997-1206 Japan|
|Access:||JR Uetsu-honsen line "Tsuruoka-eki Station” (30 minutes by bus)|
|Price:||1,000 yen (Adult)
500 yen (Under 18 years old)
Free (Under 6 years old)