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Aquariums in Tokyo & Vicinity

TIC, Jan. 2006

TOKYO

TOKYO SEA LIFE PARK

Tel :
03-3869-5151(Taped information), 03-3869-5152 (Office)

Website :
http://www.tokyo-zoo.net/english/index.html

Address :
6-2-3, Rinkai-cho,Edogawa-ku,Tokyo

Access :
JR : 5 min. walk from Kasai-rinkaikoen Sta. on JR Keiyo Line.
Subway : Take Tozai Line to Kasai or Nishi-Kasai Sta, then take a bus to Kasai-rinkaikoen Sta.
Ferry boat : From Hinode Pier (10 min. walk from Hamamatsucho Sta.) to Kasai-rinkaikoen Pier (One-way fare: ¥800, 45 min. travel, 4-7 operations a day)

Hours :
9:30 am - 5:00 pm (Enter by 4 pm) Closed on Wed. (When a national holiday falls on Wednesday or Oct. 1, the following Thursday.) and Dec. 29-Jan. 1

Admission :
Adult (16+): ¥700 / Senior (65+): ¥350 / Student (junior high school): ¥250 / Child (Under 13): Free. Free on Apr. 29, Oct. 1 and Oct. 10

Note :
The fish in the large tank containing 2,200 ton water is the main exhibition. Bird watching is available in the bird sanctuary near the aquarium.

SUNSHINE AQUARIUM

Tel :
03-3989-3466 (Aquarium office), 03-3989-3311 (Sunshine City)

Website :
http://www.sunshinecity.co.jp/sunshine/aquarium/
(Japanese)

Address :
Rooftop, Sunshine City World Import Mart Bldg. 3-1, Higashi-Ikebukuro, Toshima-ku, Tokyo

Access :
(1) 3 min. walk from Higashi-Ikebukuro Sta. on Subway Yurakucho Line.
(2) 8 min. walk from Ikebukuro Sta. on JR Yamanote Line.

Hours :
10 am - 8 pm (Enter by 7:30 pm)(Apr.1 - Oct. 31) . 10 am - 9 pm (Aug.4 - 31) . 10 am - 6 pm (Nov.1 - Mar. 31).

Admission :
Adult (16+): ¥1,800 / Student or child (6 through 15): ¥900/ Child (4 & 5): ¥600
Note :
Observatory, Planetarium (03-3989-3546) & Ancient Orient Museum are in the same building.

SHINAGAWA AQUARIUM

Tel :
03-3762-3431 (Taped information), 03-3762-3433 (Office)

Website :
http://www.aquarium.gr.jp/(Japanese)

Address :
Shinagawa-kumin Park, 3-2-1, Katsushima, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo

Access :
Train :
(1) 8 min. walk from Omorikaigan Sta. on Keihin Kyuko Line
(2)15 min. walk from Omori Sta. on JR Keihin Tohoku Line
(3) Free shuttle bus is available from Oimachi Sta. (Central-East Exit), 1-2 services per hour.
Boat :
From Hinode Pier (10 min. walk from Hamamatsucho Sta.) 5 times a day (One- way fare: ¥800, 35 min travel)

Hours :
10 am - 5 pm (Enter by 4:30 pm). 10 am - 6 pm (May. 1-5 & Aug. 12-16). Closed on Tue. (Open when a national holiday falls on Tuesday. Closed on the following Wednesday instead.)

Admission :
Adult (16+): ¥1,100 / Student or child (6 through 15): ¥600 / Child (under 5): ¥300

Note :
Shows at the tunnel water tank
Dolphin Show :
Weekdays -11:0013:30, 15:30. Weekends -10:45, 13:30, 16:00
Sea Lion Show :
Weekdays -14:30. Weekends -11:45, 14:30

EPSON AQUA STADIUM

Tel :
03-5421-1111

Website :
http://www.princehotels.co.jp/
    shinagawa/aquastadium/e/index.html


Address :
4-10-30, Takanawa, Minato-ku, Tokyo

Access :
2 min. walk fromShinagawa Sta. on JR and Keihin-kyuko Line (Takanawa-guchi)

Hours :
Schedule for Aqua Stadium :
Mon.-Fri.: 12:00-22:00. Sat.: 0:00-22:00. Sun. & National Holidays: 10:00-21:00
Schedule for Attractions :
Galaxy Express 999 (¥1,000): Mon.-Fri.: 13:00-22:00. Sat.: 11:00-22:00. Sun. & National Holidays: 11:00-21:00 / Ports of Pirates (¥700) / Virtual Ride Theater (¥600) / Dolphin Party (¥500)

Admission :
Adult (16+): ¥1,800 / Student or child (6 through 15): ¥1,000 / Child (4 & 5): ¥600

TOKYO TOWER AQUARIUM

Tel :
03-3433-5111

Website :
http://www.suizokukan.net/(Japanese)

Address :
1st Fl., Tokyo Tower, 4-2-8, Shibakoen, Minato-ku

Access :
(1) 6 min. walk from Kamiyacho Sta. on Hibiya Line.
(2) Onarimon Sta. on Toei Mita Line
(3) 15 min. from Hamamatsucho Sta on JR Yamanote Line
(4) 5 min. walk from Akabanebashi Sta. on Toei-Oedo Line

Hours :
Mar. 16-Nov. 15: 10 am-7 pm. Aug. 1-Aug. 31: 10 am-8 pm. Nov. 16-Mar. 15: 10 am-6 pm

Admission :
Adult (16+): ¥1,000 / Child (4 through 15) or senior: ¥500

Note :
Wax museum & Observatories are in the tower site.

INOKASHIRA SHIZEN BUNKAEN AQUARIUM

Tel :
0422-46-1100

Website :
http://www.tokyo-zoo.net/english/index.html

Address :
Inokashira Park, 4-1, Inokashira, Mitaka City, Tokyo

Access :
10 min. walk from Kichijoji Sta. on JR Chuo Line or on Keio-Inokashira Line Hours : 9:30 am -5:00pm (Enter by 4 pm) Closed on Mon. (Open when a national holiday falls on Monday. Closed on the following Tuesday instead.) and Dec.29-Jan.1

Admission :
Adult (16 through 64): ¥400 / Senior (65+): ¥200 / Child & disabled: Free

Vicinity

SHIN-ENOSHIMA AQUARIUM

Tel :
0466-29-9960

Website :
http://www.enosui.com/(Japanese)

Address :
2-19-1, Katase Kaigan, Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture

Access :
3 min. walk from Katase-Enoshima Station on Odakyu Enoshima Line.
(1) From Shinjuku to Katase-Enoshima Station: 1 hr. 5 min. by Odakyu Express Romance Car
(2) From Tokyo to Katase-Enoshima Station: 53 min. from Tokyo to Fujisawa Sta. by JR Tokaido Line, then by Odakyu Enoshima Line to Katase- Enoshima Sta. (7 min.)

Hours :
Every day: 9 am-5 pm. Dec.1-Feb.28: 10:00am-5:00pm (Enter 1 hour before the closing time)

Admission :
Adult (13+): ¥2,000 / Elementary school child: ¥1,000 / Child (3 through 5): ¥600

YOKOHAMA HAKKEIJIMA SEA PARADISE

Tel :
045-788-8888 (Taped information)

Website :
http://www.seaparadise.co.jp/english
/ENGLISH/mokuzi.html


Address :
Hakkeijima, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama

Access :
From Yokohama:
(1) Take Keihin Kyuko Line to Kanazawa-hakkei Sta. (18 min.) Then take Seaside Line to Hakkeijima Sta. (7 min.)
(2) Take JR Negishi Line to Shin-Sugita Sta. (20 min.) Then take Seasaide Line to Hakkeijima Sta.

Hours :
Schedule for Aqua-Museum
Weekdays: 10 am-5 pm. Sat., Sun & National Holidays: 10 am-7 pm. Summer: July 17- Aug. 31: Weekdays 9 am-8 pm / Sat., Sun. & National Holidays 9 am-9 pm. Golden Week: Apr. 29-May 5 : 9 am-9 pm

Admission(Aqua-Museum):
Adult: ¥2,450 / Child (6 through 15): ¥1,400 / Child (4 through 5): ¥700

Note :
1. Japanese schools and ages
    Schools ----------- Ages
    Pre-school ----------- 3 - 6
    Elementary school ----------- 6 - 12
    Junior high school ----------- 12 - 15
    Senior high school ----------- 15 - 18
2. Japanese school year begins in April and ends in March.

All information is based on data as of February 2006 and is subject to change without notice.
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