Art Aquarium 2018

Cooling off the Edo Period way

By Sherilyn Siy   Jul 12, 2018

Goldfish or kingyo is believed to have first arrived in Japan from China around the early 16th century and was kept by the wealthy. It was during the Edo Period that goldfish scooping became popular and the sale of goldfish more widespread. Watching the goldfish's beautiful luminous body swimming elegantly in clear waters is believed to have a cooling and healing effect especially on scorching summer days. COREDO Nihonbashi brings you this beloved summer tradition with a chic modern twist with its Art Aquarium, now on its 7th run. Be transported into a whimsical world where the interplay of light, shadow, and real live goldfish create art in motion. It is a space where you would want to linger as each moment is never the same as the next. Open daily from July 6 to September 24, 2018. Starting at 19:00, Night Aquarium begins and the sake bar opens. Sip drinks as you enjoy live entertainment in Tokyo's coolest venue.

Getting there

Entrance to the Art Aquarium is on the 4th floor of the COREDO Muromachi 1. Easy access from Mitsukoshimae Station.

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Kim B 5 days ago
Such a fun and unique spin on an aquarium - I'll have to check it out when I'm in Tokyo!
Sherilyn Siy Photographer 5 days ago
Totally! The music is groovy too!