City Aquarium, Marinepia Nihonkai

Located by an airy beach area and fragrant with salt air, this is one of the largest aquariums on the Japan Sea coast. Here you can observe 35 varieties and 6000 specimens of fish from the Japan Sea. The popular dolphin show can be seen every day.

  • Phone
  • Hours
    9 am to 5 pm
  • Closed
    New Year Holiday, and the first Thursday and the following Friday in March
  • Admission Fee
    Adults 1,500 yen; Kids (6 to 14 yrs) 600 yen; Kids (4 and 5 yrs) 200 yen
  • Getting There
    By car: 15 min from Niigata Station
    By bus: tourist bus from Niigata Station to the Aquarium stop


Marinepia Nihonkai
5932-445 Nishi-Funamicho, Chuo-ku, Niigata City