Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan

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The Kaiyukan in Osaka is the largest aquarium in Japan and at the same time one of the largest in the world. It is located in the Minato district near the port area of ​​Osaka. Opened in 1990, it is one of the largest indoor aquariums with a total water volume of more than 11,000 tons is home to around 620 animal and plant species.


Timed tickets are required for entry currently in order to limit the number of guests per hour.



1 Chome-1-10 Kaigandori, Minato Ward, Osaka, 552-0022 (Directions)


10:00 - 20:00 Closed now

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 20:00
Thursday 10:00 - 20:00
Friday 10:00 - 20:00
Saturday 10:00 - 20:00
Sunday 10:00 - 20:00
Holidays 10:00 - 20:00



Phone Number



General Amenities

  • Coin lockers
  • Baby-friendly
  • Prayer rooms
  • Nursing rooms
  • Free guides/pamphlets
  • Information Counter
  • Shops


  • Barrier-free access
  • Guide dog access
  • Wheelchair rental
  • Multi-purpose toilet


  • First aid facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe

Language support

  • English
  • Korean


About a 5-minute walk from Osakako Station.

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