5 Reasons to Go Nagoya Port Aquarium

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Nagoya Port Aquarium is one of the better known and larger aquariums in Japan. It consists of two buildings with exhibits featuring dolphins, orcas, and beluga whales. It is a popular attraction due to its interactive exhibits and exciting dolphin shows. Check out these five reasons why you should check this place out!

1. Get up close and personal

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In the indoor aquarium exhibits, visitors can get up close and personal with the marine life. Dolphins and fish and crab swim right up to your face. There are also exhibits where you can watch trainers feed and train the animals. Great for kids who will be delighted by being able to interact with these fun creatures.

2. Dolphin show

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The highlight of the Nagoya Aquarium is the dolphin show. There are several showings in the afternoons. Watch the dolphins jump, carry the trainers around, and splash water on the audience. These are playful animals who really love the attention!

3.The orcas

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Few things are more majestic than the orca, also known as the killer whale. Nagoya Aquarium boasts not one but four orcas. One of them is a baby, who was recently born in 2012. Of course, it has grown to a very large size since them. Come here to witness the beauty of these large and amazing whales.

4. Northern Lights Tank

The northern lights tank at the aquarium features some of the cutest marine life, such as the beluga whale. Pale white, friendly, and always looks like it’s smiling, the beluga whales are will delight both kids and parents.

5. Educational about marine life in Japan

There is an entire exhibit that is dedicated to the marine life that comes from the Japan Sea. Those of you who are marine life enthusiasts will learn a lot about the varieties of fish there. In addition, you’ll learn about their habitat and environment.


  • Name: Nagoya Port Aquarium 
  • Address: 1-3 Minato-machi, Minato-ku, Nagoya 455-0033, Aichi Prefecture
  • Price: 2000 yen
  • Opening hour: Monday through Sunday 9:30AM -5:30PM
  • Website: http://www.nagoyaaqua.jp/index.html#_=_

Nagoya Port Aquarium is an entertaining place for families and couples alike. Its lively animals and exhibits are sure to educate and delight!

Have a good trip and travel!

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Aichi Prefecture, Asia, Chubu Region, Japan, Nagoya City