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Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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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.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1-1-10 Kaigandori Minatoku, Osaka 552-0022, Osaka Prefecture
+81 6-6576-5501
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great area to bring yours kids! Take the Chou (green) Line to Osakako Station. It’s a 5 minute walk from Exit 1 or walk towards Tempozan Ferris Wheel. You’ll first see Osaka Legoland and if you walk a little further down, it’s the Aquarium Kaiyukan.

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Really nice aquarium with lots of different species. Very clean and well organized. The price of 22USD is really worth it for your entertainment dollar.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank rostaloni
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visitors to Osaka must make this a must-do! I expected to spend an hour or 2 .. ended up there about 5hrs cos it is so amazing. There are many species of marine animals on display and the main tank is so mesmerising. Although there...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Sha_Lee_Raja
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well designed aquarium with a wide variety of animals and fish. Layout is good with clear signs on the route. Can be a bit crowded when you come in contact with tour groups. The animals are kept in well layout tanks and easy to visitors...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Mengyau
Reviewed 1 week ago

We couldn't believe that we were watching from the bottom of the deepest oceans to the surface landscape, exactly as it would be in nature. Huge sharks and stingrays, seals, ducks and penguins (be sure to be there at feeding time). Brightly coloured tropical fish...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Roger V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Queuing to buy your tickets can be unpleasant. But thanks to the Japanese efficiency it doesn’t take long. You start at the top and make your way down through the different worlds of the ocean. I loved the little otters. The giant aquarium that you...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank EgyptAndSummer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

if you have visited other aquariums before, chances are, you won't appreciate this one. But it is clean, has lots of stop over in case you got tired walking (chairs, comfort rooms).

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank whatsupmommy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just a very lovely aquarium. Very nice place to see lots of beautiful fish, also penguins and you can pet sting rays.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Tamss89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good value for money. Easy to reach on the Chuo line. We arrived on opening on a weekday and waited only a short time to purchase tickets and enter the aquarium. Unfortunately there were numerous school groups which made the aquarium extremely busy, especially when...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank PB747-8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place is very well maintained, including the water tanks so you can see the animals very clearly. You can take as many videos and photos as you like plus the entrance fee is reasonable.

Date of experience: October 2019
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June 22, 2019|
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Response from CarlB988 | Reviewed this property |
We took a taxi.
June 11, 2019|
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Response from TravelTag0 | Reviewed this property |
They do at the train station before you walk down the stairs. The cost I'm not sure of. Sorry
January 30, 2019|
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Response from kimhimzi | Reviewed this property |
Yes! :) but if you go there its cheaper if you buy the combo ticket with the ferris wheel :)