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Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

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1-1-10 Kaigandori, Minato-ku, Osaka 552-0022, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6576-5501
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See the wide range of habitats that make up the Pacific Rim on a tour of this fascinating aquarium, which takes you from one environment to another and lets you feel as though you’re underwater.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“whale sharks” (421 reviews)
“sea creatures” (151 reviews)
“marine life” (140 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1-1-10 Kaigandori, Minato-ku, Osaka 552-0022, Osaka Prefecture
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+81 6-6576-5501
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Reviewed yesterday

The main tank in the middle is the main attraction here, housing the two whale sharks, a hammerhead shark, stingrays and numerous other fishes. It takes up almost the entire height of the attraction, and starting from the top floor, it's the main constant and...More

Thank Johnathan T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great exploring place and worth to visit. Great environment and various types of fishes... Hope to go again

Thank Chuah K
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was huge and so many places to visit. Went to Sea Aquarium Singapore and visit Japan, for me both were similar.

Thank Sandrine Q
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our 17 month old had so much fun in this aquarium! There are so much to see and it's a great place to spend half a day with kids.

Thank DGlobTrot
Reviewed 3 days ago

For such a tall internal and central Aquarium , with enough capacity to guarantee a capable environment for not 1 but 3 Whale Sharks the access is from its very top, provided by some dozens of large steps that direct us towards the entrance where...More

Thank GaiaGlobetrotter
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the various exhibits with the route laid out in a vertical fashion starting from the top floor. The whale shark enclosure was the highlight of my visit.

Thank Nikon_8
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It is nice place to go especially with kids, great displays and educational. Half a day trip plan is enough.

Thank AnthonyT407
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My fiance and I were so excited to come to this aquarium since it has whale sharks is supposed to be one of the largest aquariums in Japan! We were absolutely loving how the aquarium is made where you start out at ground level then...More

Thank SarahM1693
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We currently live in Okinawa where we have fantastic world-famous aquarium. I stopped by because I had extra time on my business trip not so expecting much since we visit Acura-umi aquarium in Okinawa all the time. I was wrong. They have different kind of...More

Thank UrokoJ
Reviewed 1 week ago

The aquarium is quite big and has several sections that contains different animals. We saw otter, sea lion, capybara, penguins, shark, whale, dolphin, and many different marine animals. It's a nice place to visit but not special and a bit boring. I think SEA Aquarium...More

Thank Malachy B
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Ann T
23 October 2017|
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Response from Richard M | Reviewed this property |
Greetings, the weekend might be better during the late Fall/Winter, no children from school programs.
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Peter R
4 June 2017|
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Response from isatto | Reviewed this property |
Check on their website, they do lend wheelchair. For wheelchair users Visitors who use wheelchairs in the aquarium are requested to come to the KAIYUKAN Information Counter located on the 2F of the Entrance Building to... More
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jholayter
16 May 2017|
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Response from Hal T | Reviewed this property |
roughly $25.00 US per person. They do have special prices -- (i.e. child, senior, group, holidays). They also have prices that combine the aquarium and going on the ferry to the neighboring Universal Studios (separate... More
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