Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

Aquarium · Minato
港区海岸通1-1-10, Osaka, Ōsaka, 552-0022, Japan
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  • Mon–Sun
    • 9:30 AM–8:00 PM
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    Toriuchi S.
    "The whale shark and sardines were great, the entrance fee worth it"(11 Tips)
    Herman L.
    "... the whale sharks and spider crabs."(3 Tips)
    Kate C.
    "Nice aquarium, they even have a petting area before the exit."(3 Tips)
    "It's a flat rate subway ticket so you can take the subway anywhere!"(2 Tips)
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  • Alexey R.
    One of the best Osaka attraction. Haven't seen better aquarium before.
    Alexey Razumov · April 8
  • Momo H.
    Great for children. Their whale shark is the main attraction here. In my opinion, nothing else is recommended otherwise🤔
    Momo Hui Shan · April 4
  • SpaceBall1
    If you are coming from Osaka centre get the subway and aquarium combined ticket. It's a flat rate subway ticket so you can take the subway anywhere!
    SpaceBall1 · December 23, 2015
  • Jie Qi N.
    Compact and entertainment packed, kaiyukan is also well designed and starred various creatures in beautiful settings. One of the best aquarium I have visited :)
    Jie Qi Ng · December 10, 2015
  • Brian C.
    Lots to see, doesn't get boring, and I'm not really an aquarium kind of person.
    Brian Campbell · November 28, 2015
  • Kate C.
    Nice aquarium, they even have a petting area before the exit.
    Kate Catling · November 20, 2015
  • Katia K.
    Amazing Aquarium with the most incredible species of jellyfish.
    Katia Kozuma · November 12, 2015
  • Joachim O.
    Worth the money to come here. Get to see all different sort of sea animals that you don't really get to see. Well maintained too, impressive!
    Joachim Ooi · November 10, 2015
  • Takeout L.
    Impressive for first time. So-so for subsequent visit. Whale sharks are the main attraction for us.
    Takeout Lover · November 2, 2015
  • Jeff F.
    The density of cool stuff per square feet here is pretty incredible. Recommended if you are looking for something to do for the day in Osaka!
    Jeff Forbes · October 11, 2015
  • Panisha C.
    Get the aquarium pass from the train station (2,500 yen) to take advantage of a day pass on non-JR train line and a discount on other attractions in the city.
    Panisha Chan · September 10, 2015
  • Iswara A.
    Too crowded! Good things are you can pet the fish 👍
    Iswara Anindita 'ROY' · August 14, 2015
  • Marwan Z.
    Don't miss the experience of touching them Ray Fish! (Stingray)
    Marwan Z · July 5, 2015
  • Tomas N.
    Little disappointed. Not bad but quite old and very crowded
    Tomas Novotny · June 28, 2015
  • Ronni
    It's an amazing aquarium 😍 each floor down was a wonder at the sea creatures and there's also an area at the end to touch the Sharks and sting rays
    Ronni · April 14, 2015
  • Elizabeth L.
    Get discount coupons w the Osaka amazing pass. Catch the animals' feeding times if u can.
    Elizabeth Lee · April 10, 2015
  • Pamela Y.
    Worth to visit
    Pamela Yeoh · April 9, 2015
  • Sander Z.
    The most beautiful Aquarium ever seen. You can see and even touch the animals at a very close distance. A must-see when in Osaka!
    Sander Zuurhout · April 7, 2015
  • Tom V.
    Amazing aquarium with a huge center tank that has a lot of sharks, sting rays and the whale shark. Also lots of different squid and you can pet some sharks and sting rays at the end of the tour!
    Tom Van Goylen · March 19, 2015
  • Herman L.
    Try to spot these little fellas while everyone is crowding to take selfies with the whale sharks and spider crabs.
    Herman Lee · March 18, 2015
  • Simon K.
    Really worth a visit. Very crowded on weekends.
    Simon Kalt · March 14, 2015
  • Edwin
    they have a whale shark in the aquarium! but everything else is pretty old. I went on a weekday and it was still crowded as well. check their website for special deals.
    Edwin · March 5, 2015
  • Dmitry Y.
    3 rd floor, wait a little bit to see the biggest fish in aquarium
    Dmitry Yakushin · February 24, 2015
  • Eric L.
    Nice arrangement but nothing special
    Eric Lee · February 18, 2015
  • Yosapat
    I don't think that i will be interested in this kind of place but after visited. This is one of my favorite place in Osaka. So amazing!!
    Yosapat · February 14, 2015
  • Vivian L.
    Nice aquarium with lots of species. I loved the gift shop too
    Vivian Le · December 5, 2014
  • Aryna Z.
    Get the combo ticket (entrance to the aquarium and sightseeing ship on their Santa Maria ship.) for ¥3200.
    Aryna Zulkifli · November 28, 2014
  • Doctor A.
    Best aquarium
    Doctor Art · November 25, 2014
  • Ashleigh A.
    Great on a rainy day if you're a tourist and weekday when it's less crowded.
    Ashleigh Axios · November 17, 2014
  • Jeanne E.
    Nice place for families
    Jeanne Elisabeth · October 2, 2014
  • Yanghui C.
    A place for children. Nothing much to see. Expensive entrances fees.
    Yanghui Cham · September 22, 2014
  • Ceilidh S.
    It's certainly one of the biggest, not quite sure it's one of the best. Most impressive specimens of Japanese Spider Crabs I've seen! On the whole maybe a bit too many animal animals for an aquarium.
    Ceilidh Simpson · September 10, 2014
  • Josh P.
    It has a whale shark inside, but I did feel bad about the small conditions for both it and the dolphins :(
    Josh Partijo · September 6, 2014
  • Patricia S.
    It's a nice aquarium, but insanely crowded on a Sunday. Fighting crowds just to see anything made it not so enjoyable.
    Patricia Skully · July 20, 2014
  • Hattan. W.
    Great aquarium 😁😁
    Hattan. W · July 15, 2014
  • Dw
    There are many RARE Animal. Do you ever see Capybara? ☺️
    Dw · June 28, 2014
  • Eka W.
    Stay away from the cafe, the service really bad. Very bad manner the cashier and the the food serving.
    Eka Wang · June 26, 2014
  • Howard K.
    Actually nothing to see. Kai-Kun is the most important star here. Have a stamp cop game here and buy those toys if you like.
    Howard Kar How Yap · March 10, 2014
  • Isaac R.
    Such an amazing aquarium, not to be missed!! Also: hold out for the gift shop on the 1st floor
    Isaac Radnitzer · January 10, 2014
  • Akito
    Jelly fishes!
    Akito · January 6, 2014
  • Max
    great aquarium, push past the crowds at the first few windows and head for the lower levels where the windows aren't so dirty
    Max · January 3, 2014
  • Mandy N.
    A mediocre aquarium, a little old so the ceilling is very low. The variety of sea animals is not very huge. And don't even think of going here during the holiday season, this place is jam-packed!
    Mandy Nugroho · December 29, 2013
  • Rissa H.
    Whale sharks! Also lots of cute plushes for you to buy :)
    Rissa H · December 26, 2013
  • Allan M.
    One of the best aquariums that i have seen so far. better than barcelona's & chicago's. The whale shark is impressive! 😊
    Allan Montebon · December 22, 2013
  • Morgion
    Worst aquarium ever... Awfully crowded.
    Morgion · August 13, 2013
  • Cory M.
    Awesome aquarium! But the giant sunfish is gone :(
    Cory M · July 7, 2013
  • Ahmad N.
    You can keep all your bags in locker storage and enjoy
    Ahmad Nadzri · June 15, 2013
  • Doug R.
    I don't think they have left out any of the species found in the Pacific (Other than Great White Sharks).
    Doug Ray · May 28, 2013
  • Siew W.
    Got a one-day subway ticket and the aquarium entrance at 2550yen. Aquarium entrance alone is 2000yen. This is a good deal!
    Siew Wong · April 30, 2013
  • Keumala Shatila h.
    amazing animals in here.. affordable price so much, with the package ,you can ride the ferris wheels
    Keumala Shatila harahap · April 10, 2013

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