The tunnel-shaped enclosure known as the Aqua Gate is the start of your journey to one of the world’s finest aquariums. This leads you to the Japan Forest with light filtering downwards through the surface. The Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan features 14 such themes for its enclosures, centering on the vast Pacific Ocean aquarium modeled after the genuine article. The arrangement of this enclosure faithfully reproduces the geographical profile of the Pacific – in other words, this is a very near recreation of the actual natural environment of its namesake. Your journey through this recreation will invigorate visitors with both the wonder and importance of the native ecosystem, and the mysteries of the natural world.