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Salmon Hometown Chitose Aquarium

#4 of 46 things to do in Chitose Features Animals
2-312 Hanazono, Chitose 066-0028, Hokkaido
+81 123-42-3001
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Unintended but a to-go gem

Very interesting to know everything about Salmon. Family friendly n with interesting spots in the... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
via mobile
A must see for salmon lovers

A very small but interesting aquarium. Not as vast or modern as the Singapore River Safari or Hong... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2017
via mobile
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  • Poor2%
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“fresh water” (3 reviews)
2-312 Hanazono, Chitose 066-0028, Hokkaido
+81 123-42-3001
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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

Very interesting to know everything about Salmon. Family friendly n with interesting spots in the aquarium that has views of the river underground, seeing real fishes in unaltered habitats. You get up close with real salmon babies and get to release them into the river...More

Thank 450edwinn
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

A very small but interesting aquarium. Not as vast or modern as the Singapore River Safari or Hong Kongd Ocean World but still very good. The front counter staff were very friendly and helpful and offered to store our luggage while we were explored. The...More

Thank Jangtravels
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Good place to visit and learn about the various kind of salmon. Plus other fishes. Had a good 1hr+ there. Kids had a good time trying to catch some small fresh water lobsters and touching fishes.

1  Thank AmosWoo
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

The aquarium is quite accessible, 15mins walk from JR Chitose Station. There are two building, the aquarium and small food and gift mall. The aquarium is small compare to other in the major cities. It has only one med size tank and other smaller tanks....More

1  Thank DesmondLim
Reviewed 16 October 2016

It was an wonderful eye opening & learning trip. My family & I learnt so much about Salomon from birth to adulthood. We even had a chance to touch the fishes. There are also many other fishes like the electric eel, poke dot sting rays,...More

1  Thank M5220XMmartinl
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

This aquarium is considered small but does have some its charms and is definitely good for one to get to know more about the different types of salmon. One of the highlights is the view of the riverbed which the aquarium is next to. Unfortunately...More

2  Thank 2,824
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Only plan a brief stop here to kill time, but ended up to be quite happily. My son (whose is a big fan of fishes) loved it here. Its a unique aquarium with plenty of education for salmon and fresh water creature. The under river...More

1  Thank prukyratta
Reviewed 2 December 2015

This place is just 10-15min from Chitose new airport. And a wonderful way to commence a trip if you are going Sapporo or western part of Hokkaido. Salmon is an important part of the cities around Hokkaido and indeed the country. One of the most...More

7  Thank jensen_chua
Reviewed 8 October 2014

It's close to Chitose airport,Aquarium and exhibition are good,but not good as Shibetsu salmon science.And lack of information about proper time to see salmon,we can see salmon inthe river and in aquarium at Shibetsu ,while not here in Chitose.

1  Thank aunpam
Reviewed 28 September 2014

This aquarium is located near the Chitose Airport, good for those who has a few hours to spare before heading to the airport. Small place but very educational and interactive for kids as they get to see many different types of salmon and understand their...More

1  Thank Bingercat
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