Published February 2019.
O Aquarium de Nagoya was opened in 1992, is in the port area and is a full day tour. The Nagoya Aquarium has about 500 species of marine creatures and a collection of 50.000 organisms. It is a very large aquarium with dolphins and belugas. There are two sections in the aquarium, the North building presents the world of whales and South Building has the theme “Journey to Antarctica”.
The North Building, was opened to the public in 2001 with the theme "The Intelligence of Marine Animals", with presentation of the Dolphin Show. The shows are presented in the 60m pool of length, 30m wide and 12 m deep. And each show is simultaneously displayed on a high definition screen that sits in front of the bleachers. In the North Building also has a facility where are exposed replica and skeletons of whales and dolphins.
The South Building, opened in 1992, visitors can learn about the various marine animals and environments found on a journey from Nagoya to Antarctica. The South Building features organisms found by the Antarctic research ship (Fuji - built in 1965) that is permanently anchored in the port of Nagoya, has five different areas with different themes:
ª 1 Marine life around Japan
ª 2 Deep Sea Gallery
ª 3 Ecuador Sea
ª 4 Australian waters
ª 5 Marine Life in the Antarctic
- Adults: 2.000 yen
- Children over 4 years: 500 yen
- 1 from April to 20 from July of 9: 30 to 17: 30
- 1 from September to 30 for 9 November: 30 to 17: 30
- 21 from July to 3 from August of 9: 30 to 20: 00
- 1 from December to 31 from March of 9: 30 to 17: 00
Note: Closed every Monday (Yusumi)
Phone: 052-654-7080 (Japanese)
Aichi-ken Nagoya-shi Minato-ku, Minato-cho 1-3