“Tokyo Sea Life Park” is a trademark of a large Ferris wheel and a dome-shaped entrance next to Tokyo Disney Resort. There are many highlights such as the huge donut-shaped aquarium where tuna circulate and the largest penguin exhibition in Japan that has the largest number of Humboldt penguins in Japan.
Kasai Rinkai Park in the same facility is also a perfect place for families and couples.
Tokyo Sea Life Park is an aquarium that opened in 1989. It is located in Kasai Rinkai Park, right in front of Kasai Rinkai Koen Station, next to Maihama Station where Tokyo Disney Resort is located.
The most famous is an exhibition where a large amount of bluefin tuna circulates in a donut-shaped tank. In addition, about 650 species of sea creatures are on display.
It is said to be the most popular aquarium in eastern Japan. The annual number of visitors in the first year of its opening is 3.55 million, and the number of visitors to the “Kobe City Suma Seaside Aquarium”, which was the record in Japan at that time, was 2.4 million. It became a hot topic even when it greatly exceeded.
When you buy a ticket and get inside, you will be greeted by an exciting dome. A glass dome that looks like a jellyfish is the entrance to the aquarium.
In order to take a commemorative photo before this, a self-timer can be taken with a smartphone installed. Please take a commemorative photo at this photo spot with your couple or family.
The most interesting part of the Tokyo Sea Life Park is the tuna display named “Aqua Theater” that appears in the middle of the aquarium route. Here you can see an exhibition of tuna swimming in a 2,200-ton donut tank.
The bluefin tuna and others are swimming in the big aquarium at a tremendous speed. Adults and children are amazed at the speed at which it feels true that “tuna will die if it doesn’t keep swimming”.
In addition, a number of various corners on bluefin tuna are also on display. It is a quiz format that children are interested in, and bones and fish stamps are on display, so you can enjoy the ecology of bluefin tuna while having fun.
In addition, “Aquarium Watching Sheet” can be downloaded from the website as a worksheet for observing creatures. There are also events such as stamp rally in the park. As you answer various quizzes about tuna and other creatures, you can learn while having fun.
In the “World Sea Corner”, you can observe the creatures that live in the sea in various locations around the world, from the Pacific Ocean, Indian Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean, the Arctic Ocean, and the Antarctic Ocean.
There are many other aquariums where you can observe various sea creatures. If you follow the route, the “beach creature corner” that faces outward will appear at the end. You can observe the ecology of living creatures as if you look into the bottom corner of the shoal.
After enjoying Tokyo Sea Life Park, take a walk at Kasai Rinkai Park on the same site. It is much larger than expected, and is larger than Ueno Onshi Park (530,000 square meters) and Shinjuku Gyoen (580,000 square meters), with 810,000 square meters.
The most popular aquarium in East Japan
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.
It is about 5 minutes on foot from the nearest station
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.
Like the season of autumnal leaves come in the sea
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.
Learn about sharks and ray’s bodies and life at the “Touch Feeling”
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.
Explore the “backside of aquarium” which is normally off limits
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.
Information(Access, Price/Charge, Tel, Address, Official site, etc.)
|Tokyo Sea Life Park (Kasai Rinkai Suizokuen)
|Rinkaicho 6-2-3 Edogawa-ku, Tokyo 134-0086 Japan
|JR Keiyo-sen Line “Kasai-Rinkaikoen-eki Station” (5 minutes walk)
|700 yen (Adult)
250 yen (Junior High School Students or Under)
Free (Elementary School Students or Under)
Please refer the official web page.