Friday, 25 January 2013

Aquarium, Uocchikan(魚っ知館)

About 6000 fish of approx. 300 sorts, you can see in this aquarium. There is a shallow pool located in the outside, at there you can touch some of the fish.

TIPS: In June 2013, a penguin baby was born :) This is not a big aquarium but you can stay close and watch sea animals as long as you want without crowds ;)

Open: 9:00-17:00
Closed: every WED&THU, when WED or THU is a public holiday next weekday will be closed. 
             29th Dec-3rd Jan.
Feeding time(about 10mins): 13:15(the biggest water tank), 11:00&16:00(Penguin, Seal)

Address:1001 Odashukuno Miyazu Kyoto(京都府宮津市小田宿野1001)

From Amanohashidate(天橋立), take a train until Kunda station(栗田駅) then take a bus towards "Shimakage(島陰)" and get off at "Oda-syukuno(小田宿野)" then walk 3mins(280m).
Train fare:200yen/single, Bus fare:200yen/single

Bicycle is the best way to get there if you don't have a car!
From Miyazu station to the aquarium. This bicycle route is about 10km.
*destination point B should be at the Dolphin marked point...