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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” (448 reviews)
“sea creatures” (160 reviews)
“marine life” (145 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
1-1-10 Kaigandori, Minato-ku, Osaka 552-0022, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6576-5501
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Osaka Aquarium is very popular with Japanese and foreign tourists alike. Parts of it were very unique and tasteful however, they do not seem to have grasped the principal of what is cruel to animals and what is not. Enclosures for seals and the...More

Thank antonialivestotravel
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were impressed by the size of this aquarium and the range of fish and other animals that were kept there.

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 5 days ago

The aquarium is awesome and there are many things to do around that area as well. The aquarium huge.. .the biggest I have been too....huge variety of fish!!!!

Thank adam02018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was a little unsure how this place would be but it was so good. I just wanted to stay and watch the whale sharks all day. There were many different areas of fish depending on where they were from in the world. At the...More

Thank Kyrie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

First off: it goes without saying that like all tourist traps, try not to come here when it's busy as heck. Not weekends or public holidays. But honestly, even during school time there will be a ton of school kids of course. Alright, so, if...More

1  Thank Rickie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice and modern aquarium with plenty to see and do! The whale sharks were incredible to see, and the exhibits are very well done. We spent around 4 hours there. Tip: Buy the Osaka Kaiyu Ticket (City Plan) to get admission to the aquarium...More

2  Thank Brandon W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I believe it is better to visit here during weekdays as it is quite crowded with locals and tourists both with kids. There are so many areas you could walk through and there are feeding session scheduled throughout the day. It was a fun day...More

Thank Thitachai A
Reviewed 1 week ago

You get to touch stingrays at the end. Totally awesome. The rest of the aquarium is okay, nice to spend an hour or so for family. We went on a Tuesday Morning and it was crowded with Chinese Tourists, not sure how crowded it is...More

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing 8 level aquariums, gives you a feeling you are descending into the ocean as you move down from the 8th floor and continue to more amazing tanks- Tip: pay attention to feeding times and head to exhibits and tanks when the animals are being...More

Thank Samuel W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a highlight for the trip. This is very interactive as a suprise. You can get very close to penguins and touch stingrays or sharks. Very big and worth paying.

Thank Danieljaybkk
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14 January 2018|
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Response from Foo Vung T | Reviewed this property |
When I was there in Dec, the Otters were a huge bunch and playing joyfully.
Kristi M
11 January 2018|
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Response from Shelley M | Reviewed this property |
Check if your hotel sells the tickets. we stayed at universal port and they sold the tickets and ferry tickets also. Very easy and not crowded day we went. Never saw any lines to get it. Well organised. Enjoy.
Ann T
23 October 2017|
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Response from Bob H | Reviewed this property |
I would say Saturday is better