Attraction > Theme Park
The Osaka Aquarium (in Japanese; Kaiyukan 海遊館) is located at the Tempozan Harbor Village at the Osaka's Bay Area. It is hailed as one of Japan's most spectacular aquariums. It introduces various forms of life inhabiting the Pacific Rim in a well organized and impressive way. It is "Walk Through" aquarium with 27 tanks in 16 main exhibits containing a variety of fish including a whale shark and manta rays. There are 15 tanks of Marine life is displayed in the theme park and each tank represents a specific region of the Pacific Rim. Visitors start their tour of the aquarium on the 8th floor and slowly spiral down floor by floor around the central tank. Some of the tanks stretch over several floors, making it possible to observe the animals from different depths and perspectives. New exhibition space was added to the aquarium in March 2013.