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Beijing Aquarium (Beijing Haiyangguan)

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Address: No.18 Gaoliangqiaoxie Street, Haidian District, Beijing 100081, China
Phone Number: 010-62176655
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Situated within the Beijing Zoo complex this world class aquarium...
Situated within the Beijing Zoo complex this world class aquarium encompasses a huge array of strange & wonderful fish. As well as the fish displays there is a shark aquarium, Amazonian Rainforest with piranha, Coral reefs, a Marine Mammal section with dolphin & seal performances throughout the day.
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After Panda House, visited Aquarium. Our guide Lee went for tickets and after 15 min. came to get our passports for foreigners check. Very crowded. Huge variety of fishes and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 5, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

I wasn't really impressed by this aquarium, especially paying an extra ticket, which was probably the most expensive ticket I've paid in Beijing!! I've seen similar aquaria with a cheaper ticket, or even free of charge. The place is cool for kids, as it is designed in a way that they are impressed. It was too noisy though and full... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Looks like a pretty decent and new aquarium but after 10 minutes of fighting the crowds and getting a headache from constant noise, aided and abetted by loud music and amplified Beluga whale screams, I was ready to leave. Was 9 am on a Sunday, so perhaps weekdays better.

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

After Panda House, visited Aquarium. Our guide Lee went for tickets and after 15 min. came to get our passports for foreigners check. Very crowded. Huge variety of fishes and other animals. Wonderful seal show but was about to finish. Many things to buy. It's really great place.

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The aquarium is located at the back of Beijing zoo. You must pay the entrance to the zoo (40 CNY at time of visit), walk through the zoo then pay a separate entrance fee to the aquarium (150 CNY). The aquarium is a relatively new building so all the exhibits are modern and visually appealing. They have everything from small... More 

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Koszalin, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I am 40 but felt like kid. It was a good decision to go there as it's BIG in Chinese meaning but this time it means something really big. Worth to go there no matter how old are you.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I visited the Aquarium in 2005 and had great experience over there. It was not crowded. Recommend to everyone if you have extra time in Beijing, beside visiting

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The ticket is RMB 120 per adult as per August 2014. Kids under 1.2 meters are free, otherwise the ticket will be cheaper. They have a fantastic collection of fish! Some of them are amazingly huge! The building is clean, not sure about the restrooms. I didn't dare to go. Avoid going in Summer, where there are lots of local... More 

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Harbin, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The ticket was 120 rmb a pop. its cheaper for senior citizens and students. children under 1.2 Meters are free if an adult is with them. The aquarium is great. but its a bit confusing and easy to get lost and miss some places. study the map well before embarking on a path. Important: Please get info about the shows... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The aquarium is inside the Zoo grounds. It's really good inside but pricey compared to all the other Beijing attractions. There's some nice exhibits inside so it's worth a visit.

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Beijing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The place is beautiful, especially for children, but advice don't goo on a holiday from the crowd as we went in holiday Chinese and many Traffic was not enjoying a lot of congestion but it's nice to spend the day with the kids

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