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Shinagawa Aquarium

Address: 3-2-1 Katsushima | Shinagawa Ward Park, Shinagawa 140-0012, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3762-3433
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Ranked #1 of 32 Attractions in Shinagawa
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Wed - Mon 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

The aquarium is a little outdated and some of the enclosures where too small for the animals that it was hard not to feel sorry for them, particularly the sharks. However the dolphin show was enjoyable and the highlight of the aquarium. Also, the nearby dolphin restaurant served decent food.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Believe it or not: the Shinagawa Aquarium is part of the vast Prince hotel in Shinagawa, very close to Shinagawa station (about a 3 minute walk). The hotel also has its own cinemas and bowling alleys. Compared to other aquariums in Tokyo this one is very small. But then again: it is part of a hotel and it is in... More 

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Far Eastern District, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

It was Christmas when we visited the place. If you choose between Dolphins and Sea lions, I would recommend dolphins. The show is much fun and joy! I would not consider low rows because of splashes of water. At the end you can get closer and take pictures with dolphins. The sea lion show is less entertaining, but kids love... More 

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Aiea, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

After watching a movie at the Prince Hotels Cinema, decided to check out the aquarium. It was 1950 Yen per person (or close to that, I can't remember the exact total - but ~$20 USD). The showcase of the aquarium was the tunnel with the rays. I could have spent 30 minutes looking at all of the rays and the... More 

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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

The aquarium is a bit smaller than others but still nice to visit. Check out its water tunnel with huge sword fish!

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Winchester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

I went with two nine year olds. We missed all but the last 5 minutes of the dolphin show, had we known, we might have planned our time differently and been able to see more. However, the sealion show was lots of fun! It was in Japanese, but that didn't matter and the sealions seemed to be having as much... More 

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Gananoque, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

A lovely little aquarium by US standards and somewhat dated. It still did have some nice bits and the animals did seem well cared for.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

The dolphin show and sealion show was interesting. It is the perfect place for families,especially those with little kids. The description of the animals in the tanks are all in japanese(the names of the animals have english) and the shows are all hosted in japanese.I don't know how the fishes feel but I think the tank is quite crowded for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

I gonna show you aquarium in Shinagawa. I would like to recommend three Things. First of all, dolphin show. three dolphins swam and sometimes jumped into small ring. That was exciting . Also dolphins were very pretty. that show made me relaxed. Secondly, entrance in place 5, which is one of the place with number 5. That has a nice... More 

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Chicago
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

My family vacationing in Tokyo for spring break. Unfortunately we had downpours so venturing outside was not practical. Fortunately we were staying at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel, which has a entertainment center in the complex. The aquarium is part of the entertainment center. IN fact, hotel guest receive a small discount at the aquarium. Compared to other aquariums like Long... More 

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