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Address: 1-1-10 Kaigandori Minato-ku, Osaka 552-0022, Osaka Prefecture
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Good way to get a bay view, relax a bit

You can buy a ticket for this along with the Osaka aquarium tickets. The boarding area is clearly marked, people tend to queue up around 15 minutes before departure. The ship... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can buy a ticket for this along with the Osaka aquarium tickets. The boarding area is clearly marked, people tend to queue up around 15 minutes before departure. The ship itself is a replica of Columbus' famous ship, can't say why but it does give a nice/different feel to the whole thing. When on board you can go straight... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was wondering around after visiting the Osaka aquarium (another great place to visit), and decided to do the cruise (can be part of the aquarium ticket). It was a gray, cloudy day, but that didn't affect my enjoyment of the cruise. I spent most of my time at the very front, enjoying the spray and the breeze. Because of... More 

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Dasmarinas City, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

A visually breathtaking ship said to be an exact replica of the one that Columbus discovered America in, but twice the size. The ship was beautifully lit up at night and was very spacious and comfortable inside with a nice snack bar (coffee, soft drinks, beer, snacks, etc.). However, taking the night cruise, we found the scenery very boring, no... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

After exiting the aquarium, we passed by the entrance of the La Santa Maria cruise. We took a look and found out that there was discount if you did the aquarium tour. So we boarded this Spanish galleon inspired ship and took a cruise around Osaka harbor. The sights around the harbor were not exciting. We passed by USJ, several... More 

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Thank GreenThumb331
Osaka, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Words cannot describe how happy I am that I looked into going on the Santa Maria Twilight Cruise! The ship was beautifully lit up at night and the cool breeze was well-needed after a long, hos summer day. The trip was exactly one hour and my only complaint would be that all the information over the speaker was in either... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Getting on board the Santa Maria cruise was amazing especially if you get the twilight cruise session. The sight of the sun setting background was a view to be appreciated. The cool wind brushing against your cheek has the cool calming effect. You just had to get on to enjoy one of the great moments of sailing with the wind.....

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1 Thank rfoong
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33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Santa Maria cruise at the Osaka port has amazing sights if you go during the sunset , breathtaking views of the skyline and bridges

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Upon buying the Osaka Amazing Pass you get the possiblity of joining this cruise in Osaka's bay. Even though it is free with the Pass, I would not recommend this to anyone. Except maybe to families with children who insist on taking the tour. The bay itself was disappointing. Except for some huge bridges over the river, an Ikea and... More 

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Shepparton, Australia
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317 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

Don't go home without doing this cruise. I bought an osaka amazing pass and it covered the entry cost.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

When we were there, it was a fine day good for taking nice view pictures. We really had a nice view of Osaka Port, including the Ferris Wheel, some bridges I did not know the name. The whole cruising really wonderful, even time not so long.

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