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Osaka Aquarium

In most modern Asian countries there are only a few historical sites still in the shape of the original. Because wars and eventually the uprising of industry demanded high victims from the land, and fine landscapes, mountains, shores and greenery just vanished. But still people want to spend their leisure time and if there are few sights, one has to create them.

In most modern Asian countries there are only a few historical sites still in the shape of the original. Because wars and eventually the uprising of industry demanded high victims from the land, and fine landscapes, mountains, shores and greenery just vanished. But still people want to spend their leisure time and if there are few sights, one has to create them.

Disneyland Tokyo is well crowded so why not go to the Osaka Aquarium. This artificial Fish-Harbor is said to be one of the most exciting in the country, where fish is everything. In the Aquarium the biggest attraction is a giant water-trunk, which holds two big whale sharks amongst other water-creatures. The site of the big fellows truly is impressive and you get the chance to see them from the top, from the belly and from below. This is because you take an escalator up the aquarium and then walk your way down. This is actually quite smart, because you see the animals at the approximate level they move in the open sea. There are sealions, Clown-fishes and Penguins. As we are in Japan cuteness is a major selling point and triggers the whole family to the venues. In wintertime some of the pingus chill outside the aquarium and draw much attention to them. I loved the pingus outside, I guess it is nice for them, so to say a change of climate. And furthermore it is a great photo opportunity hence inside is to dark to be cool. And the exit of the Aquarium there is a massive jellyfish exhibition. I reckon some of them genetically manipulated, or are blue or yellow blinking creatures a normal thing?

Not to miss is also the section where huge spider-crab scare the hell out of you. To get to the aquarium you will take the chuo metro line and walk another 15 minutes to the aquarium, Sign are around. On the way you should eat some of the octopus balls. This is the regional dish and quite a delight, but be aware of the heat. Sometimes they are just too hot!

Links: http://www.kaiyukan.com/eng/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osaka_Aquarium_Kaiyukan

written by wil6ka

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