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Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium

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Address: 1-3 Minato-machi, Minato-ku, Nagoya 455-0033, Aichi Prefecture
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+81 52-654-7080
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09:30 - 17:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 17:30
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For summer it closes at 8pm

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Great and big aquarium

Plenty of fishes to see and was impressed with the dolphin show. Although a bit far from Nagoya station it was still worth it to make the trip. We could even went out if the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Plenty of fishes to see and was impressed with the dolphin show. Although a bit far from Nagoya station it was still worth it to make the trip. We could even went out if the aquarium for lunch (Red Lobster was delicious!) and came back in again. Spent a good whole day at there area as there was a small... More 

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Nagoya, Japan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

For people enjoy to see animals trapped in cages or tanks is just fine experience, I particular find it sad, however when I came to Nagoya I was taken there for tourist attraction and it is an ok place, clean.

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Evansville, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Nagoya Port area is beautiful, and the aquarium here is top notch! The dolphin show is one of the best that I've seen, the seal show was probably the cutest thing I will ever see, and all of the exhibit areas are absolutely beautiful! It is a little pricey but it's definitely worth going to see all the wonderful... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great day visit and very easy to get to. You take the Meiji (purple) Subway Line to the Port of Nagoya which is the very last stop and follow the signs in the subway to the correct exit. The aquarium is just a brief walk from the subway station. If you show your all day subway pass,... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to spend the afternoon with your kids to see a multitude of different animals. Nice for both adult and kids.

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Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A worth visit Aquarium. We like the dolphins very much, but the show was too short compared to HK Aquarium.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

We visited here in December with our 2 year old grandson It was very busy and so was the restaurant Dolphin show was ok

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Huge tanks where you get to see 10+ dolphins, 2 orcas, 2 seals, 50+ penguins, 10+ turtles, 2 seals, 4 white whales, 5 stingrays closer than most aquariums will ever let you get Highlight was the whale playing with the mini beach ball

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Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Its a beautiful place.. ticket cost 2000 yen. We went late missed the dolphin show . Last show ends by 1600 hrs.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

This place is enormous and has everything you can ask for. Countless of fish to see including heaps of events run daily from morning till night. It's one of two aquariums in Japan which has two Killer Whales as well. Restaurants on every floor, and children's den in case they get bored (which is unlikely), also smoking sections for the... More 

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