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Address: 1411-4 Jung 1-dong, Haeundae-gu, Busan, South Korea
Phone Number: 051-740-1700
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Description: Busan Aquarium is top of the list of Busan attractions and one of the...
Busan Aquarium is top of the list of Busan attractions and one of the leadingvisitor attractions in Korea.A unique edutainment (education + entertainment)-based aquarium on Haeundae Beach in Busan with a lot of state-of-the-art facilities.
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Neat, Organized & Modern

there is a 1pm show & it is not entertaining as to what we've been expecting. nevertheless, species in this aquarium are impressive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2012
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Manila
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Busan, South Korea
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

Intetestinh and beautiful displays, but too small for the ₩20,000 admission. The little kids will be through it in no time. People who live marine life and are new to Pacific marine life will like it, tho.

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Manila
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

there is a 1pm show & it is not entertaining as to what we've been expecting. nevertheless, species in this aquarium are impressive.

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Toronto, Ontario
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

The best aquarium ive been too...lots of great exotic fish and a great presentation of them i wouldnt recommend the glass bottom boat and if you have a visa card you get a discount

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Daegu, South Korea
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2012

It was a really great aquarium and conveniently located by the beach (walking distance from subway station too). I enjoyed the visit and money was well spent but I do think families with children will enjoy it even more.

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Seoul, South Korea
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

This is not an aquarium by international standards. It is small with very few attractions. A big disappointment.

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Gwangju, South Korea
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

I didnt plan to visit the aquarium whilst I was in Busan but found myself nearby with an hour or two to kill. The cost (19,000 won) I thought was a little steep. The aquarium is well laid out and has plenty to see although beyond the smaller sea life there is little to excite. There are some African Penguins,... More 

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Ulsan, South Korea
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

The Busan Aquarium was a little pricey for an attraction that had little appeal to me. If you like aquariums and are interested in fish, then this may be more exciting for you. However, I found myself bored pretty much up until the shark tank. During peak times during the weekends, it gets pretty pack and this can be a... More 

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Busan, South Korea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

It's very small compared to other aquariums I've visited. When all else fails and you're really bored then stop by.

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singapore
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

It is claimed to be the biggest aquarium in korea. However, I am seriously not impressed. It is rather small and the entrance tix is quite pricy. 35000 won per pax

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Singapore
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47 reviews 47 reviews
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

It cost KRW20,000 per pax and I think the fishes there are disappointment. Not a very big range of collection. Recommended to visit the aquarium in the day as there will be more shows and events happening.

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