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Niigata City Aquarium Marinepia Nihonkai (Sea of Japan)

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Marinepia Nihonkai is a full-scale aquarium that introduces exotic aquatic life forms from around the world with an emphasis on the ocean environments of Niigata and the Sea of Japan. Featured sealife includes 600 varieties and 30,000 specimens. Access from the Niigata City area is also easy. This popular aquarium was reopened in July 2013 following renovations and has become a place where visitors can enjoy an intimate experience with fish and other sea life.

Street address

5932-445 Nishifunami-cho, Chuo-ku, Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture

Access

Route1

  • 15 minutes by Niigata Kotsu bus from Niigata Station on the Suizokukan Line.

Route2

  • 20 minutes by taxi from Niigata Station

Opening Hours

9:00–17:00

Closed

December 29–January 1, first Thursday in March and the following day

Website

https://www.marinepia.or.jp/mlg/en

Best season

All year

Point

Visitors can enjoy the dolphin show held daily.

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