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Shinagawa Aquarium

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Haneda / Kamata
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Address: 3-2-1 Katsushima | Shinagawa Ward Park, Shinagawa 140-0012, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 3-3762-3433
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10:00 - 16:30
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Wed - Mon 10:00 - 16:30

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Great indoor entertainment for young kids

If you have toddlers, this is a great place to visit. I've detailed and commented on a few things to help get you there and what to expect. Transportation: Find your way to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeff W
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Tustin, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a small aquarium. Good place to visit with kids. Free shuttle bus available from oimachi station exit stop#6. Adult ticket is 1350yen. Near aquarium there is also a river and small garden.

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Thank Jayakrishnan A
Tustin, California
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have toddlers, this is a great place to visit. I've detailed and commented on a few things to help get you there and what to expect. Transportation: Find your way to the Omori-kaigan Station. Once you get off, you can see some maps showing where the Aquarium is. There will also be little fish designs along the sidewalk... More 

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Thank Jeff W
Yokohama, Japan
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the aquarium because there's a special Sakura light-up and projection mapping event by Naked Inc. The admission fee was a little pricey (2,200yen), but it was all worth it when we saw the animal collections inside, and the famous dolphins show! We loved it so much that we watched the show twice (7PM and 8PM). It was good that... More 

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Thank anastam3379
Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

There is free bus leaving from JR Oimachi. Bus leaves every hr and some half hr. 1350yen at window. You can re enter same day. There is park outside. Good for little children. Shop has different reasonable price goods, too.

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Thank ichikawa2016
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

As a frequent traveler to Tokyo, I usually stayed in Shibuya. But for the first time ever, I wanted to do something different so I chose staying in Shinagawa Prince Hotel, where the Aquarium is attached to this huge hotel. I was surprised, though, the Aquarium is awesome. The Dolphin Show was load of fun. We just followed the music... More 

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Thank May W
Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

So much to see! Our girls enjoyed some of the shows ! Amazing place to visit! Definitely not to miss the Dolphin show!

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Thank Mahal127
Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Excelent experience in Tokyo. Impressive display of enormous variety of water-related animal life as well as outstanding dolphin show both included in entrance price.Beware: individual motion fun attracctions not included in entrance price!

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 January 2017

It was a nice park and the show very entertaining I enjoyed the dolphin show and the aquarium is very near the train station

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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I often go to Shinagawa aquarium because it's very nice place. There are huge park around aquarium, you can get a relax with calm feeling by fresh air. After that you will see dolphins, sea lions, seals, penguins, loooot of fishes, jellyfish, rare living things of Japan etc. You can touch the starfish etc too at the section if you... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I'm sceptical of captivity to say the least. Going here was an eye opener. Yes they have done a reasonable job with the way they educate people, but the tanks that hold the dolphins are far too small and they show signs of rake markings and disease. Dolphins should not be in captivity, I've learned that they are taken from... More 

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Haneda / Kamata
Haneda / Kamata is known for its airport with many hotels popping up with the increase in international flights. It’s also an area that offers many shrines and temples with ancient origins including Anamori Inari Shrine or Ikegami Honmonji temple which is visited by more than 300,000 people in October's Buddhist Oeshiki festival. The area around Kamata station is lined with restaurants and is lively until late at night. In particular, it’s known for the large collection of tasty gyoza specialists.
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