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Sunshine Aquarium

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The entrance for kids below 4 is free, adults pay 2200 yen. The Aquarium is 2 storey with some... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Singapore, Singapore
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small but had a good variety of sea life

We decided to take the kids to the aquarium because it was a rainy day in Tokyo. The walk from the... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2018
Sunnyvale, California
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“marine life”(7 reviews)
“outdoor area”(5 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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3-1-3 Higashiikebukuro | World Import Mart Bldg. Rooftop, Toshima 170-0013, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entrance for kids below 4 is free, adults pay 2200 yen. The Aquarium is 2 storey with some outdoor setting, interesting for kids and suitable for rainy day program

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank andyfong82
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Very clean and neat but some animals look like they're depressed living in such small tanks, just like the seal. It ruined the whole experience.

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Yume K
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

This place was found at the highest level of sunshine city - large mall. This aquarium appealed to the young and young at heart. After paying for our tickets, we entered the aquarium. At the entrance, there was an area for prams parking. The marine...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank RovingRascal
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

Was a cold day so were looking for something to do and Suncity offered all sorts of attractions for kids . They loved the aquarium and the displays but hated the fact that the shows were only in Japanese and that they don’t really cater...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 732melissad
Reviewed September 14, 2018

We decided to take the kids to the aquarium because it was a rainy day in Tokyo. The walk from the subway is pretty far. Aquarium isn't cheap either. This place seems a lot smaller than our local aquarium (Monterey Bay Aquarium in California). We...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kimster24
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Visited on a Thursday afternoon. Located on top floor of Alta trade building within Sunshine City shopping centre (about 10 minute walk from Ikebukuro Station), admission cost 2200 yen per adult. 2 indoor floors and one outdoor area. Good display of water creatures. Seal show...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Helen P
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We went there on Saturday, which was a terrible experience. There was first this extremely long queue on the first floor for the elevator, and then a second queue up on the roof to get your ticket, and another queue entering the aquarium. Finally, once...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank DrGruffalo
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

I read on the Japanese website that they were open from 9am for the period of time that I was in Tokyo (despite reading 10am on the English website) and so turned up at 9.30 on a weekday to find them open but pleasantly quiet!...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank aoifebc
Reviewed July 13, 2018

I found this place more or less by coincidence in the Tokyo Tourism Guide and thought it would be fun to check it out. It was Sunday afternoon, and it was packed with locals, but it was a fun afternoon. The aquariums look very nice....More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank jolav12
Reviewed July 7, 2018

I love going to aquariums where ever I trave., I had a spare day so decided to go to Sunshine. 4 stops by train from Shinjuku. Google maps didn't want to play the game so it wasn't that much fun finding the place, which is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Ikebukuro is an area of massive development. Several
thousand tenants occupy two giant department stores
and shopping malls, where all sorts of shopping and
gourmet foods can be enjoyed. The 60-story building at
the east entrance of the station, Sunshine City, is a
landmark within Ikebukuro and features an aquarium,
planetarium, theme park as well as an observation
platform. The popular name for the western side of
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July 16, 2018|
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Response from mickn695 | Reviewed this property |
Can do either.
Jane E
January 16, 2018|
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Response from tessatravelsplaces | Reviewed this property |
I would say at least an hour and a half to two hours. There is quite a bit to see here!
Jason E
May 9, 2017|
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Response from I5943NAannah | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I don't think so, they normally publish phone numbers and no email :/
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