Osaka Aquarium KAIYUKAN

One of the world's largest aquariums that reproduces the sea of the Pacific Rim.

One of the world's largest aquariums that reproduces the sea of the Pacific Rim.

Equipped with an enormous water tank of 9-meter deep, the eight-story building displays life and diversity of habitat through 620 species and 30,000 unique marine creatures including whale sharks, penguins, seals and many others. The special jellyfish exhibit and the interactive exhibit where you can actually touch sharks are the most popular. KAIYUKAN has been chosen as #1 in Asia by the travel review site, TripAdvisor.

Information

Address
1-10 Kaigandori 1-chome, Minato-ku, Osaka-City, Osaka 552-0022
Access
5-minute walk after getting off at Subway Osakako Station
Phone
06-6576-5501
Hours
10:00-20:00 (Last admission is one hour prior the closing time. The opening hours vary by season.)
Holidays
There is a closing day in January and February (Please inquire)
Admission
2,400 yen for adult (age 16 or older),
1,200 yen for children (age 7 to 15),
600 yen for infants (age 4 or older),
2,200 yen for seniors (65 above)
Website
http://www.kaiyukan.com/language/eng/