Tokyo Sea Life Park (Kasai Rinkai Suizokuen), Tokyo
Tokyo Sea Life Park (Kasai Rinkai Suizokuen) is an aquarium in Kasai Rinkai Park in Edogawa Ward, Tokyo. The tuna which migrates in the large-sized tank, 650 or more kinds of fishes, the penguins, etc. have the popular exhibition which was rich in variety. It is the most popular aquarium in East Japan from the opening to the present.
Kasai Rinkai Park with Tokyo Sea Life Park is located in the eastern Bay area in Tokyo. Behind the building at the entrance of the aquarium, Tokyo Bay and the Pacific Ocean spread.
Tokyo Sea Life Park, which opened in 1989, was visited by 3,550,000 people in the first year of opening. This record is still not broken. From Tokyo Station to the nearest “Kasai Rinkai Park Station” of Tokyo Sea Life Park, it is 14 minutes by Keiyo Line and good access. It is about 5 minutes on foot from the station and it will take you as soon as you are walking in the park.
About 650 species of living things live in more than 50 tanks, tuna at the head of the darling. If you look around slowly, the required time is about 2 to 3 hours. The big water tank of tuna and skipjack tuna are famous, the small water tank also features sea algae that imagined the various types of fish and the sea floor where fish live, which makes the eyes pleasant.
In particular, the color of seaweed of especially green, yellow and light brown, and a reddish brown in the water tank is the beauty like the season of autumnal leaves come in the sea.
At the “Touch Feeling” event, you can learn about sharks and ray’s bodies and life fun while observing them carefully with the staff of the Aquarium. It is possible to touch and compare the slimy of ray with the roughness of a shark, and children are excited too.
The guide tour which observes a living thing is also recommended, walking around inside of a hall together with the special description staff. On weekdays, guides along the theme such as “secret of tuna” are done. Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays, you can explore the “backside of aquarium” which is normally off limits. It is a valuable experience that you can see places you can not see usually and rooms that prepare food.
|Name:||Tokyo Sea Life Park (Kasai Rinkai Suizokuen)|
|Address:||Rinkaicho 6-2-3 Edogawa-ku, Tokyo 134-0086 Japan|
|Access:||JR Keiyo-sen Line “Kasai-Rinkaikoen-eki Station” (5 minutes walk)|
|Price:||700 yen (Adult)
250 yen (Junior High School Students or Under)
Free (Elementary School Students or Under)