Monthly Archives: February 2024

Exploring Sunshine Aquarium: A Vertical Aquatic Wonderland in Tokyo

(Image by Dick Thomas Johnson via Nestled within the vibrant Sunshine City complex in Ikebukuro, Tokyo, Sunshine Aquarium stands as a captivating testament to the wonders of marine life. Unlike traditional aquariums, Sunshine Aquarium boasts a unique vertical layout that invites visitors on a journey through the depths of the ocean, right in the heart of Japan’s bustling capital. Sunshine Aquarium occupies the top three floors of Ikebukuro’s Sunshine City office and shopping complex. It has around 70 tanks with 23,000 creatures representing 550 species. Exhibits include the Sunshine Lagoon, a tank that holds 240 tons of water; the Kurage Kukan jellyfish area created in 2020; and the Sunshine … 続きを読む