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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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
I visited Tokyo in May 2018 and went to Sunshine City as part of our explorations via the metro. I went to the aquarium whilst my wife did some retail therapy. I have been to several aquariums including Singapore which is amazing, but this one...More
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
this area is "Otome Road" (Maiden Road) and there are many shops selling products related to anime with a female theme. It has rapidly become the worldwide headquarters for ‘otaku’ or geek culture.