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Sunshine Aquarium

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3-1-3 Higashiikebukuro | World Import Mart Bldg. Rooftop, Toshima 170-8630, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3989-3466
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Nice aquarium but shows only in japanese

Took our animal loving boy to this aquarium on our first day in tokyo while we waited to check in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gonefarandwide
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Adelaide
Nice little aquarium in Tokyo

Sunshine Aquarium is located at the top of Sunshine City shopping center in Ikebukuro. We went on a... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2017
kuriemu
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Kansas City, Missouri
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good51%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea lion show” (10 reviews)
“sea life” (6 reviews)
“gift shop” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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3-1-3 Higashiikebukuro | World Import Mart Bldg. Rooftop, Toshima 170-8630, Tokyo Prefecture
Ikebukuro
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took our animal loving boy to this aquarium on our first day in tokyo while we waited to check in to our hotel. There was a good range of exhibit but unfortunately the shows they had at the aquarium, seals and penguins were all in...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Sunshine Aquarium is located at the top of Sunshine City shopping center in Ikebukuro. We went on a Saturday and it was very crowded. When we got to the ticket counter we were wanting to buy the combo ticket for the aquarium and observatory deck...More

Thank kuriemu
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The Seal show is a major highlight, my son was very impressed he couldn’t stop talking about it when we got back home to the family. Pros *Entry fee was cheap not more than $10AUD. * Awesome to see some rare creatures * Decent priced...More

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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Although this aquarium isn’t the biggest in the world it is definitely worth a visit, we went at night an hour before closing time, the outside exhibits such as the seals and penguins are not there to see as you would in the day time...More

1  Thank Emma B
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Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I went here on the 20th of October with my parents and it was a great way to spend some time! I felt a little bad about the animals though as the sea lion tank looked a bit too small. The souvenir shop was cute...More

Thank Tessa P
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Not big, but enogh for fun. Lovelly seals show, excellent for kids if you are travelling with cildren. Even if you are not, like me ;) They have a nice souvenir shop

1  Thank l g
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Smaller aquarium and three floors. Outside they have otters, pelican and penguins. Small exihibits and animals seem cramped. Gift shop has unique gifts, favorite was the sand worms. Costs was good for this size of aquarium.

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Reviewed 5 May 2017

We went there as I was hooked on the penguins. But the aquarium itself is really amazing. There are many rare creatures that I've only seen in the books or Internet yet I could see the real ones here. The animals seem to be ver...More

2  Thank Tra Linh C
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

My 2 years old boy loves this place ! Not so big aquarium , but just enough for a little kid to see without getting bored :) the sunshine city itself is a big place and there are lots of shops and restaurants so aquarium...More

1  Thank I5943NAannah
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

We've always wanted to see capybara so it was a real surprise to find there are two at the Sunshine Aquarium. In addition I was really impressed with the invertebrate collection as well as some of the other marine oddities such as mudskippers. The Llama...More

Thank Cindy59717
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Ikebukuro
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
...More
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Jane E
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Response from Tessa P | Reviewed this property |
I would say at least an hour and a half to two hours. There is quite a bit to see here!
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Jason E
9 May 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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ReidoSarducci
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Response from bigcop73 | Reviewed this property |
I'm just a visitor, check their website.
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