Located in Minato-ku, Tokyo, the Shinagawa Aquarium (Shinagawa Suizokan) is a fun place for everyone from small children to couples. The recommended spots are “The World of Jellyfish” and “Seal Pavilion.
At “The World of Jellyfish,” visitors can take commemorative photos with jellyfish in the photo studio tank. In the “Seal Pavilion,” visitors can watch seals swimming around in a circular tank about 11 meters in diameter and in an underwater hall from all 360-degree angles.
To get there by train, get off at Omorikaigan Station on the Keihin Kyuko Line and walk for about 8 minutes, or take the JR Keihin Tohoku Line and get off at Omorikaigan Station and walk for about 10 minutes. Or get off at Omori Station on the JR Keihin-Tohoku Line and walk about 15 minutes from the North Exit ticket gate.
For those who use the bus, a free shuttle bus is available from the No. 6 bus stop at the Central Gate (Atre Exit) and East Exit of Oimachi Station on the JR Keihin-Tohoku Line, which takes about 15 minutes to get there. For those traveling by car, there is a dedicated parking lot and a very wide variety of access options.
|Address||3-2-1 Katsushima, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo|
|Official site||Shinagawa Aquarium|
|Tunnel tank with 1,500 fish swimming around||Turtle swimming in the tunnel tank||Stingrays swimming in the tunnel tank|
|Seal Pavilion||Tunnel tank with seals||Penguin Land|
|Dolphin and sea lion stadium||Sea lion show||Dolphin Show|
|Australian seahorse||Australian seahorse, Australian seahorse, Australian seahorse, Australian seahorse, Australian seahorse, Australian seahorse, Australian seahorse, Australian seahorse, Australian seahorse, Australian seahorse||Clownfish|
|Nautiloidea||Mexican tiger salamander||Pacific octopus (Octopus vulgaris)|
|Sea anemones||Jellyfish||Color Jellyfish|
|Glassfish||Denki eel (Lepidoptera: Lepidoptera)||From the great rivers of the world (redtail catfish and tropical gar)|
|Turtles and their Underwater Walks||Dolphin Window||Aquarium Entrance|
|Water Restaurant “Dolphin||Marine store “Seagull||Aquarium Entrance Gate|
Image Credit: Tokyo Navi via tokyo-park.net archive