Kyoto Aquarium

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Kyoto Aquarium is located on the edge of Umekoji Park near Kyoto Station. The aquarium features 9 zones including penguins, seals and dolphin shows.

Overview

Address

35-1 Kankijicho, Shimogyo Ward, Kyoto (Directions)

Phone Number

075-354-3130

Website

https://www.kyoto-aquarium.com/en/index.html

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