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“Good attraction” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
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$91.68*
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Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan Admission with Osaka Bay Cruise
Ranked #2 of 856 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: Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children, Stairs / elevator, Food available for purchase
Hong Kong
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Good attraction”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2012

We went during January 2012 and it was pretty cold so we were able to see the penguins walk outdoors. The aquarium was not crowded and the design was interesting that you start from the top and work your way down. Overall my toddler son enjoyed the experience very much!

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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55 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Excellent place to spend a few hours”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2012

Excellent place to spend a few hours. Although a little bit crowded (but what do you expect from Japan). Nice set up of the aquarium, you go to the top floor and walk you way down to the exit.

Visited August 2012
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Sassel, Luxembourg
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2012

We visited different aquariums in Japan and around the world but this one is my favorite.
Audio guide in English (supp fee) or Nintendo DSI application are available to guide you.
Cafetaria has a nice view on the harbor but is rather expensive and does offer only small snacks.
I loved the place even if I do not like seeing trapped animals.

Visited August 2012
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Bogor, Indonesia
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Love it”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2012

My children really really like it, it's good choice if we go with children... they take a picture every fish and animal in it....

Visited August 2012
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Whale shark is astounding”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2012

Although I was fascinated by the whale shark, I also felt a lot of pity for this wonderful creature. The Aquarium is nicely made for the visitors, you can really see a lot and spend a great 1,5-2h. If you want to do the ferry wheel ride, you should buy the combo ticket.

Visited August 2012
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