Kyoto Aquarium is just down the road from "Akebono-an". Fun for families and friends!
This is a very famous aquarium in this area. The grass as I look up, we can see so many kinds of fish. These makes not only your eyes but also your mind so happy.
Aquarium near Kyoto Station！ Dolphin show held！！ There is a railway museum nearby and is recommended for families.
Kyoto Aquarium is close to Kyoto Station so you can go there on foot from the station. There are many animals like giant salamanders or dolphins. This aquarium is not huge so it is easy for you to go around the aquarium.
Many people may ask, “Why build an aquarium in the Kyoto basin, far from the sea?” Naturally, the ocean is essential to an aquarium. However, the ocean is not the only home to aquatic life. Surrounded by mountains on three sides, the Kyoto basin is blessed by abundant water resources brought by the…
Point of Interest
“Modern landmark of Kyoto. Standing 131 meters tall just across from Kyoto Station, Kyoto Tower (京都タワー) is Kyoto's tallest structure and a rare modern iconic landmark in the city famous for its ancient temples and shrines. The tower was completed in 1964, the same year as the opening of the shinkansen and the Tokyo Olympics.”
“Umekoji Park (Umekoji Koen) is a large, multi-purpose park west of Kyoto Station in the south of Kyoto. The large grounds of the park are home to the Kyoto Aquarium and the Umekoji Steam Locomotive Museum. Umekoji Park has wide open spaces for ball games and leisurely picnics as well as a walking course and a children's play area with swings and slides. ”
“The Toei Uzumasa Eigamura (東映太秦映画村, Tōei Uzumasa Eigamura; also known as Kyoto Studio Park or Movie Land) is a film set and theme park in one. Essentially a small town from the Edo Period, the park features a collection of various traditional buildings which are occasionally used as a backdrop for filming historical movies and television dramas. The park includes entire streets depicting town scenes, including a replica of the old Nihonbashi Bridge, a traditional court house, a Meiji Period police box and part of the former Yoshiwara red light district. Park attendants dressed in historic costumes add to the atmosphere of the town. Actual filming takes place occasionally in various parts of the park, and visitors are welcome to observe the action.”
“World Heritage Toji Temple, walk 3mins. Every 21th, Kobo Antique Market is held. This is one of leargest Antique Market in Kyoto. There are many antiques, Kimono, Crafts, food and ceremony. 世界遺産 東寺、徒歩3分 毎月21日は、弘法市開催。 アンティークの着物、骨董、地元野菜等々、京都ならではの出店であふれます。”