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Shin-Osaka Station 

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The aquarium that proudly ranks as the world's largest

Go through the tunnel tank first, and up to the top floor "Japan Forest". Then, make your way down the slope past tanks reproducing various regions of the pan-Pacific zone, before moving on to the main, humongous "Pacific Ocean" tank. In the world's largest water tank with a maximum width of 34 m and depth of 9 m, large rays and sharks glide through the water. In the new "Interactive Exhibit" area, you get to see rockhopper penguins and seals up close.
Address Kaigan-dori 1-1-10, Minato Ward, Osaka City, Osaka Prefecture
Phone +81-6-6576-5501 (English available)
Opening hours 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Last admission at 7:00 p.m.)
* Varies depending on the season.
Holidays A few days within the year
* Please check the website for details.
Admission fee Adults 2,300 yen
Children (elementary school students and junior high school students) 1,200 yen
Children under elementary school age (age 4 and over) 600 yen
Seniors (age 60 and over) 2,000 yen
Age 3 and under Free
Access Take the Osaka City Subway Midosuji Line from "Shin-Osaka Station" of JR Tokaido Shinkansen for approx. 10 minutes, and alight at "Honmachi Station". Take the Osaka City Subway Chuo Line from "Honmachi Station" for approx. 10 minutes, alight at "Osakako Station" and walk for approx. 5 minutes.
URL http://www.kaiyukan.com/language/eng/

updated on Aug 31, 2017

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