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Sunshine City is a building complex located in East Ikebukuro, Toshima, Tokyo. It is Tokyo's oldest city within the city and has the 240 metre tall Sunshine 60 skyscraper at its centre. It consists of four buildings and sits on land that was once occupied by Sugamo Prison.

The complex, which was opened in 1978, contains the Sunshine 60 building with an observatory (observation deck) located at the top, the Ancient Orient Museum, an aquarium, World Import Mart, Alpha which boasts of cuisines from around the world, and a planetarium. It also features a Prince Hotel, Namco Namja Town, a convention centre, theatre, and a shopping mall.

When it was opened, Sunshine 60 office tower block was reputed to be the tallest building in Asia. (Source: Wikipedia).

The Sunshine Aquarium exhibits creatures from seas, oceans and tropical forests around the world, including stingrays, sunfish, frogs, snakes, penguins, seals and otters. Located on the 10th floor of the World Import Mart Building in the Sunshine City complex. (Source: japan-guide.com).

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Camera location35° 43′ 46.97″ N, 139° 43′ 08.84″ E Kartographer map based on OpenStreetMap.View all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap - Google Earthinfo

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