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Port of Nagoya Public Aquarium

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1-3 Minato-machi, Minato-ku, Nagoya 455-0033, Aichi Prefecture
+81 52-654-7080
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For summer it closes at 8pm
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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“beluga whales” (25 reviews)
“dolphin show” (69 reviews)
“killer whales” (28 reviews)
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1-3 Minato-machi, Minato-ku, Nagoya 455-0033, Aichi Prefecture
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+81 52-654-7080
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"beluga whales"
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"dolphin show"
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"killer whales"
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"sea creatures"
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"sardines"
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"marine life"
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"red lobster"
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"touch pool"
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"the main attraction"
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"worth the trip"
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"subway station"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Different highlights compared to osaka kaiyukan aquarium. This one has great dolphins show, Belunga feeding and orca training show. Pluses: dolphins show, less crowded, great outdoor view (ocean), penguins. Minuses: not so many type of fish, less English sign/explanatory. Estimated duration: 3-4 hours. Still recommend...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Disappointed actually, not enough space for the whales and very little information was in English so unless you are fluent in Japanese I personally wouldn’t go, although the dolphins are very intelligent and worth seeing!

Thank Rob S
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

I enjoy zoos and aquariums when they're done right, but unfortunately this aquarium leaves a lot to be desired. - The killer whales and belugas don't have enough space at all. It was heartbreaking to see. - Some of their dolphins originate from Taiji and...More

4  Thank kh1985
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Reviewed 6 May 2018

The public aquarium is a fun day out for kids but nothing out of the ordinary. The main attractions are the enormous killer whales and the dolphins which do regular shows throughout the day. The shows are fun but the tanks are small and you...More

Thank TW B
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Lots for both adults and kids to see and learn. They have beluga whales, orcas, dolphins and some interesting species that I've not seen elsewhere. The Aquarium is probably quite old but extremely well maintained. They have touch pools and dolphin shows as well.

Thank 555_Travel
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Having been to Osaka's Kaiyukan Aquarium, I was expecting more of the same here. However, this aquarium is more akin to SeaWorld than Kaiyukan. Upon stepping inside, you will see the dolphins and orcas almost immediately. I have some reservations about animals kept in captivity...More

Thank sgtraveller_1981
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

I went there with my girlfriend last week and really we enjoyed the time there with wonderful performances

Thank Ukinn
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

There is so much to see, so make sure to come early! The penguin area was my favorite. Unfortunately I missed most of the shows for the animals, so make sure to keep track of time and locations for shows if they are a priority.

1  Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

upon entering the aquarium, you are greeted with the orca and dolphins! They are in a huge tank that filled up the place and the size is impressive for Japan. The show was very good and the range of fish they had was great too.

Thank Jadsupa P
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Its a great place for family outing, regardless of age, the aquarium is nice place. The killer whales and dolphins are interesting to watch and you can spend half a day at the attraction.

Thank May T
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Adult 2,000yen Child 500yen
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Response from Emaxr228 | Reviewed this property |
I remember there have 3 performance time at 11 am , 1 pm & 3:30 pm, for touching dolphins, i guess you need to direct contact the Aquarium
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