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Sunshine Aquarium

Address: 3-1 Higashiikebukuro, Toshima 170-0013, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3989-3466
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Ranked #1 of 33 Attractions in Toshima

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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

A must visit in Tokyo! Wonderful dolphin shows will not let you be indifferent. Unfortunately didn't have time to visit another show. You can find different types of fish and other sea inhabitants. If I had time I would go there again!

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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103 reviews 103 reviews
5 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

We had a few hours to kill between meetings so we decided to head to the aquarium. They have a wide variation of fish, one of the reasons I like to visit aquariums in other countries is to see that variation and to see some unusual creatures. The jellyfish section was extremely interesting. The only thing, and someone else mentioned... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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133 reviews 133 reviews
77 attraction reviews
144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This is not a "destination" aquarium, but our family of 4 dropped by for a couple of hours between other activities in the area and it was pleasant enough. The kids enjoyed seeing all the fish and marine life which they hadn't seen in awhile. The price was reasonable for Japan. Somewhat inconvenient from Ikebukuro, so check your subway map... More 

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43 reviews 43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This place was not bad value to get into, and we were really looking forward to showing our daughter around her first aquarium. Unfortunately the first thing we were greeted with was a sealion swimming round and around a narrow circuit suspended in the air- I don't know how long the animal was kept in that part for, but it... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Went there on April 2013. While I was in Japan, we went to several different aquariums. Hopefully me and my friends had similar interests in that particular kind of attraction So everywhere we went, if there was an aquarium in it, we were visiting. In Tokyo, we went to 2 different aquariums, that I remember. Sunshine was one of them.... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
226 helpful votes 226 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

I like big Japanese crabs and a big octopus exhibits I have never seen before. I also the fish feeding by the diver among the supposedly dangerous sharks and sting rays.

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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This has to be seen if you love the colours and just relaxing and watching fish, adults 2000 yen children 1000 yen well worth seeing.10am till 6pm, dont go at weekends unless you get there early.

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San Francisco, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The aquarium isn't very large compared to some aquariums in large cities, but considering it's in the upper floors of a large mall, it's quite amazing. The tanks & exhibits are clean and there are some speciality tanks as well. My favorites are the cuttlefish and moon jellies which are both mesmerizing. I have been to this aquarium several times... More 

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Honolulu, HI
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52 reviews 52 reviews
6 attraction reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Just went there not knowing they did renovation. It was nice and clean, lots to see. There is a nice restaurant floor on the 3rd floor so it was very convenient. They have huge mall and Tokyu Hands across the street you can spend all day there.

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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I went to the Aquarium one typhoon day because there was no way to go out in Tokyo and the Sunshine City Prince Hotel, where I stayed, is part of a huge commercial complex of the same name, so there was no need to go out. I just took the elevator and there it was. It's an interesting place full... More 

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