Hiragana Times | Facebook Hiragana Times | Twitter RSS

This is a past article published in Hiragana Times. Each Japanese paragraph is followed by its English translation or vise versa, and furigana are placed above each kanji to make Japanese study even easier. [Magazine Sample] [Subscription Page]

Sunshine Aquarium

[From April Issue 2014]


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


Special Link

  • Tokyo Business Hotel | Most recommended budget hotel for a remarkably low rete
  • Homestay in JAPAN!!
  • Internship in Japan
  • Teach in Japan. Teaching English, French, Chinese (etc) Private Lessons to Nearby Students -