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Osaka Aquarium KAIYUKAN

Travel Guide - Osaka Aquarium KAIYUKAN

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In the Osaka Harbor Village complex, this is one aquarium that is worth a visit. Osaka Aquarium KAIYUKAN is one of the largest aquariums in the world. The aquarium exhibits 580 species of fishes and animals live in the Pacific Ocean. The aquarium's 14 tanks replicate 10 areas in the Pacific Rim and some areas in Japan, and each floor where these tanks are displayed represents different ocean levels. The distinctive-looking building itself is also fascinating.
You start by taking an elevator to the top, before you begin a slow, winding descent on foot down a walkway which winds its way around the aquarium's giant main tank containing 5,400 tons of water. Here, a variety of sharks, rays and other marine life share their quarters with the aquarium's star attractions, two enormous whale sharks. They are an awesome sight, particularly when they swim right in front of you.
If you want to beat the crowds, get there for opening time. Long queues are the norm especially on weekends and holidays. Presentations have both Japanese and English captions and an environment-friendly slant to them. The aquarium also offers guided tours that takes you to the workplace of the aquarium keepers.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 10:00 - 20:00 *admission until 19:00

ClosedClosed

  • Irregular

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission: 2,300 yen (General, Adult)
  • Admission: 1,200 yen (Child)
  • Guided Tour (A, B): 500 yen
  • Guided Tour (Backyard Tour): 900 yen
  • Guided Tour (Premium Tour): 1,000 yen

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 5 minutes walk from Osaka-ko Station on the Osaka Municipal Subway Chuo Line (C11)

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 2-3-9, Doshin, Kita-ku Osaka-shi, Osaka, 530-0035

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John D Nguyen @Xeronshi - 2019-05-20
Dreaming of Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan. It would be fun to go back one day.

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John Sakurai @JohnSakurai1987 - 2019-05-19
Updated my blog!
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patrick @pp_hrico - 2019-05-16
📷 nae-design: This penguin plush hatches from an egg to chick to adult bird, by Osaka Kaiyukan Aquarium... https://t.co/dISTj0zW8L
Jon Tennant @JonTennant99 - 2019-05-15
First couple of days in #Osaka , the Hello Kitty train and reaquanting myself with Shinsekai and my favourite food… https://t.co/AVZNCSP0UV
Adam @agc8602 - 2019-05-14
@aurahack @kuraine @Osaka_Kaiyukan These are some great pictures. I wish I had an aquarium nearby that I could go to.
Ren K. ⭐`▽´ )ᕗ @eryxia - 2019-05-14
@aurahack @kuraine @Osaka_Kaiyukan i Love everything about that aquarium ;___; glad u also had a wonderful time 💕💕
Erica @aurahack - 2019-05-13
@kuraine @Osaka_Kaiyukan The whole thing was an incredible experience. There's so much care to the layout of the aq… https://t.co/fJ0qd5SGau
Creamii Art® @Creamiiart - 2019-05-11
🍲Day 1 Osaka.
Kaiyukan Aquarium & Dotonbori. @thrillhouse013 has more pictures!! If you want to see some more.
. .… https://t.co/Fb1wijm0ME
Makoto-N @niyata2807 - 2019-05-11
📷 nae-design: This penguin plush hatches from an egg to chick to adult bird, by Osaka Kaiyukan Aquarium... https://t.co/vL9ii2kxfX
Erika Baroman @erikabaroman - 2019-05-10
#tbt to July 6, 2017 when I was enjoying a Ramune-flavored “whale shark” ice cream at the Osaka Aquarium in #Japan.… https://t.co/v7Jm9PTWvh
Law Turley @Treacle_A - 2019-05-08
These are being sold by Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, which is one of the most AWESOME places I have ever been. If you g… https://t.co/Pmkr3MHPKJ
Law Turley™ @Treacle_A - 2019-05-08
These are being sold by Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan, which is one of the most AWESOME places I have ever been. If you g… https://t.co/Pmkr3MHPKJ
Tali Biev @TaliBiev - 2019-05-08
@eatyourkimchi Please have a seal from Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan. He looks so comfortable, like he's in his own priva… https://t.co/uYLfIxTfvG
JOHNNIE WALKER @zero2499 - 2019-05-07
If there is magic on this planet,
it is contained in water. #osaka #osakajapan #japan #aquarium #kaiyukan… https://t.co/PnCwYXTZTP
Mang Tomas Papi @dunksrnice - 2019-05-04
Underwater is something else but finally watched Avengers End Game. #dunksrnice #japan @ 海遊館 OSAKA AQUARIUM KAIYUKA… https://t.co/dBQJreEsxT
IdentityDuck @IdentityDuck - 2019-05-03
📷 nae-design: This penguin plush hatches from an egg to chick to adult bird, by Osaka Kaiyukan Aquarium... https://t.co/CDu3TXdvCy
Martin Kurz Photography @Kurz_Photo - 2019-05-03
Swimming Discouraged

#jellyfish are fascinatingly #beautiful creatures. But it is #beauty not to be touched.

Capt… https://t.co/x8FRaGOWHf
Jonathan Philip Chua @jonphilchua - 2019-04-30
The kids love it! This is my favorite aquarium as well. Next to the monterey bay aquarium. @ 海遊館 OSAKA AQUARIUM KAI… https://t.co/HPwVX22bLt
TekuTeku @TekuTek10772812 - 2019-04-29
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Kaiyukan Aquarium, Osaka. Good old Times. If you have a chance you should go there. Great place, Great memories!
Wenjie Wu @wuwarrior10 - 2019-04-22
#photooftheday #japan #bluetones #photography #travelphotography #aquarium #ice #osaka #kyoto #fish #osakaaquarium… https://t.co/6wsOE9RnP8
Jeremy Rafanan @jeremyrafanan - 2019-04-21
Stopped by the Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan. Ever since watching the live-action Princess Jellyfish movie, I’ve wanted t… https://t.co/qg9xoo77RZ
Rise of Industry @RiseOfIndustry - 2019-04-21
At the Osaka Aquarium #Kaiyukan and can't stop thinking about #subnautica https://t.co/SLgteFPekR
AM :) 希 @am_vv - 2019-04-20
Wishing I could live under water. 🌊 It's too hot up here. ♨️ @ 海遊館 OSAKA AQUARIUM KAIYUKAN (JAPAN) https://t.co/d4AkxA2qW2
Andy Kwan @ANdyStorm - 2019-04-20
[Blogged!] Japan Travelogue Day 8: Getting to Osaka (without JR pass), Kaiyukan Aquarium and Tempozan Ferris Wheel!… https://t.co/3AVObc9vq1
Andy Kwan @ANdyStorm - 2019-04-20
[Blogged!] Japan Travelogue Day 8: Getting to Osaka (without JR pass), Kaiyukan Aquarium and Tempozan Ferris Wheel!… https://t.co/3AVObc9vq1
Naturfighter @Naturfighter_tv - 2019-04-17
That's real 😱 Photo made by me and I think it's beautiful ❤️

#japan #osaka #kaiyukan #jellyfish #picture… https://t.co/P9s5HlE89T
Ramón Markus Kadi @ramonmarkuskadi - 2019-04-17
I learned something profound today at the Osaka Aquarium @kaiyukan_japan : Never go to an aquarium hungry. The Aqua… https://t.co/SDL77Q9vSF
Edea @Edea_Syllisya - 2019-04-15
~Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan~
29/03/2019

We wanted to go to Universal Studio but since it's gonna be crowded so we wen… https://t.co/Xqm554MIVf
MaryInJapanYT @DeihlMary - 2019-04-14
I went to Kaiyukan today with Cap-san! It was such a wonderful first date (in Japan) 💕💕



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Khalid N Alrazooqi @KhalidAlrazooqi - 2019-04-11
#Osaka #Aquarium #KAIYUKAN was selected as Japan's and Asia's best aquarium by TripAdvisor®, the largest travel sit… https://t.co/kfto2jWWPn

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