Saitama Aquarium (さいたま水族館)
The Saitama Aquarium is located inside the Hanyu Suigo Park which also is a natural habitat for the waterwheel water plant. The aquarium primarily displays the 70 different forms of life that thrive in the Arakawa River. The display is designed to depict 200 kilometers of the Arakawa River, from upstream downwards to the river mouth. A nationally protected species, the Tokyo bitterling, and the prefectural fish, a stickleback species, Pungitius, the carnivorous water plant, the waterwheel plant are nurtured and displayed.
Saitama Pref. Hanyushi Mitakaya 751-1 (Kuki / GyodaArea)
- [Mar.-Nov.]9:30-17:00(Latest entry16:30)
- [Mar.--Nov.] 1st Monday (Aug. Is open everyday)
[Dec.--Feb.] Monday, 12/29-1/1
* If the corresponding Sunday is Public holiday, it will be transferred to the next week.
- [Admission fee]
[During the special exhibition]
- Parking Lot
- Credit Card
- Not available
- Not available
- Available (SoftBank free Wi-Fi)
- Temporary closure:Currently closed (information as of June 15, 2020)
*Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
- Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
- Average budget
- [Lunch] 1-1,000yen
- Estimated stay time
- 30-60 minutes
- Wheelchair accessible
- Infant friendly
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
- On foot aboutminutes
- about m
- Route from this Station Route from this Bus Stop Route from this IC Route from this Parking
Nearby Tourist Attractions
Eclipsed by neighboring Tokyo, Saitama is often branded as the sleepy suburbs. However, look a little deeper and you’ll uncover quaint towns bursting with history and crafts from the kurazukuri Edo-period clay houses of Kawagoe to the ancient tree-enveloped temples of Chichibu.