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“Awesome Aquarium!”

Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan
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Private Full Day Charter including Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto from Osaka
Ranked #2 of 997 things to do in Osaka
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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, Food available for purchase, Stairs / elevator, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Activities for young children
London, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
172 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Awesome Aquarium!”
Reviewed September 28, 2013

Was pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed this aquarium. It may seem on the pricey side, but there is plenty to see inside, including a colossal shark and sting ray tank and seals & dolphins. The amount of people including children was a little overwhelming, but nonetheless, it's still an entertaining place to visit, especially if you have children.

Visited August 2013
1 Thank Zahid K
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Level 6 Contributor
127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
“Nice way to spend half a day”
Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

The aquarium is nice. There are lots of sea creatures. There is also a package where you can buy and it comes with a 45 mins boat ride. You can get to see a good part of Osaka Bay during the boat ride.

While the aquarium is worth a visit, it pales in comparison to the one in Singapore. Having been to the one in Singapore, you will find this one in Osaka a poor cousin of the singapore's version.

Visited September 2013
1 Thank Chung1234
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Nice place for a day outing”
Reviewed September 25, 2013

Specially here to see the Whale Shark.. aquarium setup was good, multiple storey and you walk down via spiral slope and you get to see all exhibit.. nice species of marine life..

Visited September 2013
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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
“Awesome fun!”
Reviewed September 24, 2013

This is a great place and very well thought out. My favourite part was the part where you could touch the stingray and shark in the pool. I felt like a big kid.

We purchased our tickets with a railpass which enabled us unlimited travel and aquarium entry for the day.

Also, the day we went I think every single Osakan school student under the age of 7 was there. Japanese children are loud! Walking through the aquarium was like walking through a large aviary of squawking birds, the children were SO LOUD! So, gauging from the children`s reaction, they enjoyed it too. It is a very busy place for school exursions.

Visited September 2013
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Blue Mountains National Park, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Great Fun”
Reviewed September 23, 2013

We saw fish we'd never seen before the weird and unusual. it's well spread out and easy to get around. Easy to get too just follow the signs

Visited September 2013
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