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Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

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Address: 1-1-10 Kaigandori, Minato-ku, Osaka 552-0022, Osaka Prefecture
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+81 6-6576-5501
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10:00 - 19:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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See the wide range of habitats that make up the Pacific Rim on a tour of...

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.

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The kids had so much fun

It was pretty cold for outdoor activities in end of Jan and beginning of February, so the aquarium is the perfect way to spend a morning with the kids. It wasn't crowded because... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was pretty cold for outdoor activities in end of Jan and beginning of February, so the aquarium is the perfect way to spend a morning with the kids. It wasn't crowded because we got there right when they opened. Definitely recommend this for family with little kids. The penguins were so cute.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This aquarium is out of this world! As soon as you walk inside, its amazing! You walk through different sections with different animals and sea life from around the world. My partner and I visited here in the off chance and glad we didn't miss it. We spent a few hours wandering through, mesmerised by the dolphins, whale sharks, sting... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Dot Whale is the most interesting fish in this aquarium ........ And also another fish from small to big ........ Nice and fun place for kids ........

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with my partner. Spent almost 5 hours here so a decent day. Thought it was good value for money, plenty of species on exhibit. Favourites included sea otter, snow crabs and whale sharks. Thought the main tank could have have some sort of decoration in it rather than just being plain.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Although I was quite sad that animals are caged for human entertainment I found that this aquarium was brilliant. I wide range of animals and some fascinating large sea animals. Definitely worth a visit with a large local foodcourt and shops nearby is was an eye opener.

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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was one of the best aquariums I have visited. The big aquarium in the middle of the building is fantastic! Would recommend!

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Glendale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This aquarium is unlike any other I have ever been to. Make sure you have an entire day as you will need it to see all of the amazing sea life this aquarium has to offer.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited with family during golden week. was a bit crowded but there is ample room for people to move around. Tour starts from top floor and you walk down in spiral track to look at marine life from different view points. the tour is divided in different segments and you can get an audio guide for 500 yen. it was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great visit here but too crowded. Visited during the Japan New Year + School Holidays, hence the aquarium was too busy & pack with childrens. Hard to take any pictures because of the crowd lol... overall we enjoyed our tour here.

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's said this is one of the biggest aquariums in the world. It felt like it. It's a long trip through. You'll see many of the same tanks but from different angles and levels. Get different perspectives on the same creatures you saw before. I really enjoyed my time here, seeing the big whale shark, crabs, sea lions, and more.... More 

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