Animals in the City: Ikebukuro Aquarium

by Mieke - TripleLights travel specialist

Ikebukuro’s Sunshine Aquarium reopened in 2011 as a
state-of-the-art metropolitan aquarium. It features cool attractions
like the “Sunshine Aqua Ring” with its view of sea lions or penguins
swimming overhead and the dreamlike “Jellyfish Tunnel.”
You can also enjoy various water performances, such as those with sea lions
and underwater divers, as well as sea otter and penguin feeding shows.

Animals in the City: Ikebukuro Aquarium

Address:
Tokyo, Toshima, Higashiikebukuro, 3-1-3
Phone: +81 (0) 3-3989-3466
Hours open to visitors:
depending on the season (check website),
but usually between 9:00 and 20:00
Admission Fee:
2000 yen (adult), 1000 yen (youths), 700 yen (children),
1700 (seniors)
Website (in Japanese): http://www.sunshinecity.co.jp/aquarium/index.html
Info in English: http://www.sunshinecity.co.jp/english/pdf/aquarium.pdf

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28 Jul 2014

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