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“Must see aquarium ”

Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
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US$21.29*
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General Admission to Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
Ranked #11 of 1,317 things to do in Osaka
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Stairs / lift, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth the trip. We spent 3 hours in the aquarium, we lucked out and was present during the seal feeding. The main attractions are the seals, dolphins, and penguins. In their main tank they have the whale sharks which are quite huge. We enjoyed the aquarium and even in a crowded day, it didn’t feel too crowded as they do a good job at spacing the exhibits. They also have a petting area where you can touch the animals. Overall, it’s a great place to visit for children and adults.
It’s a bit of a walk front the subway, so be prepared to walk and follow the signs to the aquarium.

Thank Guame
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Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this very much. Very large. Expansive and informative..
A bit of a labyrinth layout so be sure to catch all the halls. Outstanding jelly fish exhibit area.
Catch the whale shark feeding if you can.
Look for the Kaiyukan ticket deal which includes admission and an all day rail pass. We got ours at our hotel.

Thank robert s
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Reviewed 28 June 2018

It is a BIG one.You need at least 4 hours This aquarium is better than the Singapore Aquarium . Well nicely displayed and if you think of a spices and it will be there for you.And there is Sting ray fish (Fish with a long tail , this species tail use for the Whip punishment), you can touch and feel the fish there.
You need to fold up your stroller for the big escalator at the beginning but then after that it’s pretty pram friendly. There is a nursing room (shared room for women only) and baby change facilities on the 6th floor

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Reviewed 28 June 2018

One of the best aquarium in the world. Very vast collection of sea fish and many other marine animals. They re-create several habitats accordingly for specific species, including antartica, Great Barier Reef, Pacific Ocean and deep sea zone. This is great site for children but also fun place for adult.

Thank Mige H
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Reviewed 27 June 2018

We brought the Osaka Kaiyukan Pass, which gave us free entrance into the Aquarium, and discounts at other places in the Tempozan Harbor Village. The aquarium is huge, there is 2 whale sharks, the skeletal remains of a mega mouth, a touch tank, and more. Our family enjoyed our visit!

Thank naia1315
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