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Shinagawa Rekishikan
Shinagawa Rekishikan (Shinagawa Historical Museum)

At the Shinagawa Historical Museum, visitors can enjoy learning about the culture and history of Shinagawa. There are permanent exhibitions, such as those on Shinagawa-shuku (the first post station on the Tokaido road) and the shell mounds of Omori, as well as special exhibitions on the history and attractive qualities of Shinagawa. In addition, the museum serves as a venue where one may study history through classes, hands-on learning events, etc. The museum’s Japanese-style garden, with its traditional Japanese tearoom (called Shoteki-an), affords a view of natural seasonal scenery, making it ideal for a leisurely stroll. Listening to the tones of suikinkutsu (water harps in a cave) is fun, too. Also, Shoteki-an and the museum’s study may be used for traditional cultural activities, such as the tea ceremony.
Admission: ¥100 for adults, ¥50 for elementary and junior high school students. Free of charge for senior citizens who are 70 years of age or older and for those who are disabled (however, there is a separate fee for special exhibit periods).
Address: 6-11-1 Oi
Tel: 3777-4060
Transportation: A one-minute walk from the Kashima Jinja-mae bus stop, taking the Tokyu bus headed for Ikegami or Kamata from JR/Tokyu/Rinkai Oimachi Station, or a 10-minute walk from the Sanno Kitaguchi (North) exit of JR Omori Station.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Admission until 4:30 p.m.)
Closed: Mondays, national holidays and during the year-end/New Year holidays and exhibition renewal period

Shinagawa Suizokukan (Shinagawa Aquarium)
Shinagawa Aquarium opened in 1991 under the theme “In Contact with the Sea and Rivers,” which are closely connected with the city itself. Whether you go as a family or as a couple, you are sure to spend a relaxing time with such activities as strolling through a romantic tunnel water tank, watching dolphin and sea lion shows, or having fun in Penguin Land, the Observatory for Spotted Seal Behavior, and Shark Hall.
Address: Inside Shinagawa Kumin Park, 3-2-1 Katsushima
Tel: 3762-3433
Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Admission until 4:30 p.m.)
Closed: Tuesdays and New Year’s Day (January 1).
* Open on Tuesdays during spring vacation, Golden Week and summer vacation.
Admission: ¥1,300 for adults, ¥600 for elementary and junior high school students, ¥300 for preschoolers (four years of age or older)
Resident Discounts  (Please bring documentation with your address on it.): ¥900 for adults, ¥500 for elementary and junior high school students, ¥200 for preschoolers (four years of age or older)
* A bus runs from JR Oimachi Station free of charge.
http://www.aquarium.gr.jp/home.html

Shinagawa Suizokukan (Shinagawa Aquarium) Shinagawa Suizokukan (Shinagawa Aquarium)

Ikedayama Park
Address: 5-4-35 Higashi-Gotanda, Tel: 3447-4676

This scenic park was created using the remnants of one of the residences of the Ikeda family, the feudal lord of the county of Bizen (currently Okayama Prefecture). The park makes the best use of the unique shape of the land, which is called the “Chisen Kaiyu” style, one of the styles of Japanese gardens, with a quiet pond making use of natural water springs in the center. The park is also an exclusive treasure of the city, with plants and trees, water lilies, Japanese iris and violets, which visitors can enjoy with each season.
Ikedayama Park

Shinagawa Chuo Park Shinagawa Chuo Park
Address: 1-27, 28 and 20 Nishi-Shinagawa

With 2.1 hectares, this park located next to Shinagawa City Office is the largest inland park in the city. As a place for city residents to enjoy sports and relaxation, the park has a multipurpose plaza equipped with an exercise track, a plaza with fountains, flowing water, flower beds and grassy hills, and a trip plaza with health equipment.

Nemunoki Garden (Silk Tree Garden)
Address: 5-19-5 Higashi-Gotanda, Shinagawa City

This park was constructed from the remnant of the Shoda Residence, the parent’s home of Empress Michiko. Besides a “Nemu-no ki (silk tree),” there are many trees and flowers connected to the Empress planted in the garden, and visitors can enjoy seasonal plants while taking a leisurely stroll.
Nemunoki Garden (Silk Tree Garden)

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