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[From April Issue 2014]
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This popular aquarium is located above the rooftop in a 40-meter-high building. In its outdoor area there is a two-meters and 30-centimeters-tall donut shaped water tank in which sea lions can be seen swimming overhead. Also fun are the underwater displays of divers feeding fish and up close sea lion performances. There are also plenty of indoor tanks in which coral reefs and jellyfish are displayed.
Nearest Train Station: Ten minutes’ walk from Ikebukuro Station (JR, Seibu Line, Tobu Line)
General Admission: 2,000 yen (for high school students and above)
Business Hours: November to March 10 am to 6 pm
April to October: 10 am to 8 pm
Latest admission one hour before closing
Sunshine Aquarium
Text: KAWARATANI Tokiko

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