Kasai Waterfront Aquarium
The aquarium exhibits 40,000 pieces of marine life from around the world, including Humboldt penguins and bluefin tuna swimming in groups in a large doughnut-shaped tank.
Address: 6-2-3 Rinkai-cho, Edogawa-ku, Tokyo Tel: 03-3869-5152 (switchboard)
Hours: Open: 9:30 – 17:00 (admission until 1 hour before closing) Wednesdays (or the following day if the Wednesday falls on a national holiday), December 29 – January 1
Access: 5 min. walk from JR Kasai Rinkai Koen Stn.
Fees: Adults 700 yen/ Junior high school students 250 yen/ Seniors 65 and over 350 yen
Sunshine International Aquarium
The aquarium is located on the roof of the World Import Mart Building in Ikebukuro Sunshine City. There are many events such as a sea lion show, an underwater feeding show and a penguin parade. It is a wonderland of life where not only sea creatures such as the popular sea otters and sunfish, but also birds and mammals are kept.
Address: World Import Mart Building, Rooftop, Sunshine City, 3-1 Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo TEL: 03-3989-3466
Hours: Open: 9:30 – 17:00 (admission until 1 hour before closing) Wednesdays (or the following day if the Wednesday falls on a national holiday or Tokyo Citizen’s Day), December 29 – January 1
Access: 10:00-18:00 (Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays: ~18:30), admission until 30 minutes before closing
Admission: 1,800 yen