Nagoya Port Aquarium


Mar 3, 2017

Do you want to see dolphins up close? Head to Nagoya Port Aquarium, which is just a five-minute walk from Nagoya Port station on the Meijo line.

What’s the highlight of Nagoya Port Aquarium? The dolphins in the main pool! This pool is also the largest in Japan – it’s 60 meters long, 30 meters wide and 12 meters deep. Behind the pool is a huge high-vision screen that is wider than a volleyball court.

There are two ways to view the main pool: from the stadium on the ground or from the underwater observation windows. At certain times of the day, you can witness the dolphins being fed and trained.

My favorite moment was watching the Beluga eat. Besides dolphins, there are other deep sea creatures at Nagoya Port Aquarium. If you love the ocean, you won’t regret visiting this aquarium. The entrance fee is about 2,000 yen.




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