An open plaza of water and plants amid the salty breeze and under the bright rays of sun.
Experience the breath of life among the sights of the dynamic Port of Kobe.
Following the light from the Cave of the Beginning, you finally arrive at a heavenly world.
Comforting creatures await you as you feel the brisk sea breeze on your skin in this open space that leads to the sky.
Cave of the Beginning
The dramatic lighting of the schools of fish scatters on the multifaceted mirrors and tank, making it feel as if you've slipped into a cave. It appears as if light is streaming from deep within the cave. The charming fish welcome guests among the glittering space and colorful tones.
The Fluctuation of Life
You've strayed into a world under the sea. You can encounter the elegant form, unique shapes, and distinctive behaviors of sea creatures drifting about the waves. Let the under the sea exploration begin.
The Forest of Spirits
Head out of the underwater world, and into this ocean of trees shrouded in mist. New encounters with the freshwater fish and amphibians that live in and around rivers awaits you as you feel the sun filtering through the leaves from above.
The Chamber of Quest
It is a calm space with soft light shining. You can see capybara gracefully swimming in the uniquely-shaped overhang aquarium. Let the large freshwater fish and ocean fish that color the sea calm your soul with a sense of hope for the next zone.
Light and Shadow
A beautiful world of harmony. Scenes of the four seasons of Japan are made vivid and beautiful by the play of light that changes with time. This fascinating space awaits you along with creatures from Japan gracefully dancing in the water beneath your feet.
Encounter of the Miraculous Planet
Is this outer space or the depths of the ocean?
A veil of light made from mist and lasers completely envelops visitors, centered around the largest spherical aquarium in Japan.
The Corridor of Curiosity
Turn your attention to the picture frames here.
The art in each of the frames (digital art, light and shadow, smells, and sounds) will excite your senses.
Following the light from the Cave of the Beginning, you finally arrive at a heavenly world. Comforting creatures await you as you feel the brisk sea breeze on your skin in this open space that leads to the sky.
Offering quality museum goods, including caretaker-chosen stuffed animals and collaborative products with famous brand from Kobe and Hyogo Prefecture.