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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” (397 reviews)
“sea creatures” (143 reviews)
“marine life” (137 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 20:00
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 2 days ago via mobile

We truly enjoyed the aquarium with friends and family. Kids were able to touch stingrays! Well organized and clean.

Thank braciola
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a worthwhile attraction to visit however I wish we had of gone either really early or later in the day because the crowds are something else ..we visited on a Sunday so maybe this is a busy day to go ..you get to...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

There were a lot of people, and the tickets were about 25 USD per person. I would not recommend to others. The Ueno zoo in Tokyo was much more affordable and interesting.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

the aquarium has a god layout altough it isn't that big as sg SEA aquarium, but they have local list that the others dont have.. it's a bit pricey if you dont have the osaka amazing pass, me.. not so happy, but kiddo is so...More

Thank chandragus
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Overall aquarium is okay, if you need something to kill some time this is a perfect item to do. The fish are amazing, the tanks for the dolphins, penguins and some of the larger Animals are far two small. If they want all of these...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My husband wanted to visit to see a whale shark!! Such a cool place... when I visit aquariums I always get the guilts 'are the fish really happy' - they seamed to be! The staff seemed to really look after the animals, patting the fish...More

Thank Larissa S
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice place to visit with your children. The otters, seals and penguins are so adorable. It's worth to spend half day when you stay at Osaka.

Thank pohsinlu
Reviewed 1 week ago

Please do not miss it its wroth watching very well done i have been to couple of Aquarium this is the best one i have even seen ...If you go with your family its wroth watching and next to that there is ferris wheels You...More

Thank rohini5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The aquarium was too crowded and it was off-season, it does not prepared for the people they got inside. It was nice but over rated.

Thank liront519
Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to spend a few hours. If you're not local look at getting the Osaka Kaiyu Ticket as it gives you free travel on the metros and buses and entry into the aquarium (and you can skip the ticket purchase queue!). You can...More

Thank Ashleigh T
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Peter R
5 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
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
16 May 2017|
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Response from umbrellahouseosaka | Reviewed this property |
It is 2300Yen for adult ticket. I recommend you buy a discount ticket which is ¥2,550YEN including one day unlimited travel pass!