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Address: 1-1-10 Kaigan-dori, Minato-ku, Osaka 552-0022, Osaka Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 6-6576-5501
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Description: 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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a very informative place for kids. if go on weekday then will be lots of school children. i love to see the penguins. they are so cute

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW via mobile

Really excellent aquarium with a fantastic display of marine life, for a surprisingly affordable price. Great for all ages, but I would recommend going when kids are still at school to avoid loud crowds of children (unless you don't mind that sort of thing). The whale shark is so cool!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The theme of Kaiyukan is the Ring of Life (countering the Ring of Fire). It tours various ecosystems of the Pacific Rim, displaying a lot of diversity. The whale shark was truly beautiful.

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

a very informative place for kids. if go on weekday then will be lots of school children. i love to see the penguins. they are so cute

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is a must visit. If you have kids even more so to visit the Aquarium. It is very informative with so many interesting exciting creatures -blue whale shark, different jelly fish species, dolphins. What fascinated me was the world largest rodent and the beautiful jelly fish.

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Kobe, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Must visit! Definitely world class and will break your expectation of a man-made aquarium. Beware that you might fall in love with the ocean life and start scuba diving. Especially recommended for kids in all ages. Please expect to spend hours to fully experience it. It offers English descriptions and guides. It is usually so crowded that you need to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I loved it in here spent about 5 hours alone in here. there is a crazy amount of fish in here, really cute seals and of course penguins and dolphins. just a great place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Love this Place! We all enjoyed it, the cleaner in the aquarium was very kind to put on a bubble show after they finish cleaning! They were very responsive when u wave to them while they are cleaning!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Loved the otters and the jellyfish. Dolphins were spectacular but with three adults and a baby in a relatively small tank was concerning and seemed way too small for this size of pod. whale shark was amazing but again this is a huge majestic creature for the size of the tank. Overall a good experience but just some feelings about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This place is one of the highlighted place of Osaka. The main actor here is the big big Whale Shark. The design of the tank is very inventive, tourists will walk in circle from the highest to lowest. The rest of the exhibitions are also good. You will not be disappointed visiting here (recommend to all ages)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The highlight of our Osaka leg! One of the best aqua and their massive tank containing a whale is something to be impressed of!

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Address: 1-1-10 Kaigan-dori, Minato-ku, Osaka 552-0022, Osaka Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 6-6576-5501
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kinki  >  Osaka Prefecture  >  Osaka
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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