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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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Phone Number: +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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We came here by train. Despite the rain it was crowded as it was a weekend. Please plan ahead so that you are able to see most of the shows. The shows were excellent especially... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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90 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We came here by train. Despite the rain it was crowded as it was a weekend. Please plan ahead so that you are able to see most of the shows. The shows were excellent especially the dolphins show. The highly intelligent beluga whales were entertaining. The killer whales show was also good. The penguin show was superb. The aquarium viewings... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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72 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the subway station, the crowd seemed to be headed for the same direction, towards the Nagoya port. On reaching the entrance, it was a rush for the ticket counter. The exhibits, especially the Orca, dolphins and penguins were comparable to other large aquariums such as Sea World Gold Coast, Sea World San Diego and Sea World Orlando but not... More 

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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The whole walk took us a few hours. We got entertained with the dolphin shows and each section was really entertaining not only for the kids but me too! Totally recommended for families with kids or friends or couples, just about anyone would enjoy this, unless water in tanks as tall as a building terrorize you, you'll be thrilled!

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1 Thank AX I
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46 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Scenic setting in a harbor with interesting buildings and a large orange Antarctic research ship. The tanks with beluga whales and dolphins provide amazing up close views of those creatures. Many other exhibits about prehistoric sea creatures and evolution. Many smaller displays with exotic inhabitants. Good shop.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

It was a great experience to this aquarium with a chance to see the live Orca swimming in a big tank. Great performance by the dolphins as well. The place is not to huge but with great exhibits. Worth a visit. Located just beside the port, nice environment and easily accessed by train.

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Singapore, Singapore
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219 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Cheaper and better than the one in Singapore (zoo and aquarium)! Here you can see killer whales and at least 15 dolphins performing. Lots of penguins and seals as well. Kids loved it!

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1 Thank nwk84
Gifu Prefecture, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

it was a good memory for my family especially to my grandson..lots of things that you can do...spacious parking space for everyone...there are good restaurants to eat...a day is not enough to go around.

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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

For a first to a aquarium I had a great time This place is bigger than what it seem With a dolphin show and there other main attractions. Follow the signs and they will lead you to the other part of the building where they have other fish tanks souvenirs stores. With many types of species this place was very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

very beautiful the Japan Center in city of Nagoya, is to chubu harbor I recommend you go with your children and with friends and make beautiful pictures, have fun

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98 reviews
54 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

It is my first time seeing an aquarium with shows of Dolphin and keeps orcas. They did shows about every two hours. The shows are interesting, but not much different from Dolphin shows elsewhere, except the pool is quite small with about 12 dolphins. I feel very sorry for those Dolphins squeezing in to such a small space and doing... More 

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