Fukuoka Trip Part 7 Marine World Uminonakamichi

マリーンワールド海の中道 アイキャッチ画像

[Introduction]

I traveled to Fukuoka, in mid December. While Fukuoka has an image of gourmet town, it has also tourist spots more than I expected. In this article, I will write about Marine World Uminonakamichi as part of Day 3. “Marine World Uminonakamichi” not only shows a variety of fish, but also has the sea otter pool and the sea lions and dolphins show, so I enjoyed the aquarium fully.

[Visit Places (series of articles)]
* Day 1: Fly to Fukuoka with ANA
* Day 1: Ohori Park and Nakasu
* Day 1: Canal City Hakata (Illumination)
* Day 2: Marinoa City Fukuoka
* Day 2: Fukuoka City Museum and Momochi Seaside Park
* Day 2: Fukuoka Tower (Illumination)
* Day 3: Marine World Uminonakamichi [This article]
* Day 3: JR Hakata Station
* Day 3: JR Hakata Station (Illumination)
* Day 4: Dazaifu Tenmangu
* Day 4: Kyushu National Museum
* Day 4: Tenjin (Illumination)
* Day 5: Fukuoka Airport

[Travel Date]
2019.12.12-16

[Main Part]

Breakfast at ANA Crowne Plaza Fukuoka and Workout at Gold’s Gym Hakata Riverain

It was the third day of my Fukuoka trip. To begin with, I will have breakfast at ANA Crowne Plaza Fukuoka where I have been staying. It was a buffet-style breakfast and here is what I had today.Breakfast at ANA Crowne Plaza Fukuoka

After breakfast, I went to “Gold’s Gym Hakata Riverain” following the previous day. I had a workout mainly for the back today.Gold's Gym Hakata Riverain

Marine World Uminonakamichi

In the third day morning, I will visit “Marine World Uminonakamichi” by transferring trains. The photo below was Nishitetsu Kaizuka Line.Nishitetsu Kaizuka Line

I arrived at “Marine World Uminonakamichi”.""

“Marine World Uminonakamichi” is a public aquarium opened in 1989. The aquarium exhibits about 350 species and 20,000 marine creatures under the theme of “Sea of Kyushu”.

So let’s go into the aquarium.Marine World Uminonakamichi1

As I visited the aquarium on Saturday, I saw lots of families and couples.""

Whenever I visit aquariums, I find it difficult to focus a camera.""

Hermit crab.Marine World Uminonakamichi2

I’d like to know the name of this creature.Marine World Uminonakamichi3

This tortoise kept same posture for a long time.Marine World Uminonakamichi4

A lot of fish flocked to a rusty framed object.""

In addition to real fish, there were several art works like this.""

Garden eel (Heteroconger hassi).""

A ray was swimming gracefully.""

Jellyfish.Marine World Uminonakamichi5

I don’t know why, but a wrecked pirate ship came into my head.""

I found a colorful impressive fish.""

Another shot.Marine World Uminonakamichi6

There was a panorama fish tank that passed through the 1st floor and the 2nd one.""

I heard about 80 species lived in the fish tank.""

A dolphin.""

The aquarium had a sea otter pool.""

The sea otter gave me a pose.Marine World Uminonakamichi sea otter

The aquarium holds shows of sea lions and dolphins every day and I watched it. First, sea lions.Marine World Uminonakamichi sea lion

Then, dolphins.Marine World Uminonakamichi dolphin

Now I will have lunch. I visited “Reilly” in the aquarium.""

I ordered roast pork.""

I will left “Marine World Uminonakamichi”.Marine World Uminonakamichi7

As the name suggests (“Umi” means “Sea” in Japanese), a panorama of the sea was spreading in front of the aquarium.""

I felt as if I were in a Southern resort area.""

Now I will move to “JR Uminonakamichi station”.JR Uminonakamichi station1

It was an idyllic scene, wasn’t it?""

I took a train photo.JR Uminonakamichi station2

Then, I will return to JR Hakata station.

[Closing]

That’s it for the article about Marine World Uminonakamichi as part of Day 3.

“Marine World Uminonakamichi” not only shows a variety of fish, but also has the sea otter pool and the sea lions and dolphins show, and visitors can enjoy the aquarium fully. There is also “Uminonakamichi Seaside Park” near the aquarium, so I recommend it especially for families 🙂

In the next article, I will write about JR Hakata Station as part of Day 3.

[Map]

1 ANA Crowne Plaza Fukuoka
2 Gold’s Gym Hakata Riverain
3 Marine World Uminonakamichi

[Related Link]
Fukuoka City Gide “YOKA NAVI”
Fukuoka Convention & Visitors Bureau
ANA Crowne Plaza Fukuoka
Marine World Uminonakamichi

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