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National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium

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Address: No. 2, Houwan Road, Checheng Township, Pingtung 944, Taiwan
Phone Number: 08-8825001, 08-8825678
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Sat - Sun 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

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It's worth going whether you're interested in marine animals and plants. Huge aquariums, one of which has a partial ship wreck inside, nice outdoor areas facing the sea. However... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's worth going whether you're interested in marine animals and plants. Huge aquariums, one of which has a partial ship wreck inside, nice outdoor areas facing the sea. However walking outdoor between the separate halls and the foodcourt could be challenging in bad weathers or under a scorching sun.

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bc
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best aquariums I have ever seen. An excellent family friendly facility that required much of a full day to see everything. Wonderful inside and outside. Don't miss it.

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Hong Kong, China
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

The attraction is huge and divided into 3 major zones: local, international and coral parts. Visitors need to walk long distances to travel between them, which is a daunting task under the sun. The big white whale is gone and there is no "major" attraction now. There are also signs of the museum getting old and a refurbishment would help... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

Huge aquarium with 3 different halls, each with a theme. The displays are clearly labelled but many labels are in mandarin. The aquarium is not big on jellyfish but the beluga and sharks are nice to watch. You get the standard stuff like nautilus and mudskippers. Cool interactive displays on the second level and big souvenir shops. Feeding times clash... More 

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Thank Wyverns
Hualien, Taiwan
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Ticket price is 450 ntd, and worth it. The big blue whale was already freed some years ago but there 2 beluga and a lot of interesting fish.

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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Amazing. Love this place. We go back on every visit to kenting with our kids and we're always impressed. Well done.

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

There are 3 parts in this aquarium , there are lots of fishes such as sharks, dolphins, penguin. Not only tank but lots of tunnel like walkway. Tickets prices are very value for money

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Thank reikizi
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

As a diving instructor and also a marine conservation activist. I think this is a very educational place for Maine live, however I would strongly advised to release the sharks/ rays/ whales back into the wide as the aquarium is like a bath tub for them other then that this is an excellent place for Marine ecological study.

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Brussels, Belgium
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117 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

A place where you can spend a full day and the kids find their amusement inside and outside the waterworld. Also good food (even fast food :=( ) available. Not to be missed

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

Getting there by shuttle bus from Hengchun Bus station was easy and cost around 26NTD. It cost 400NTD for adults. Its a good place to visit with a group of friends or with family. The largest sea creature on show is the Beluga Whale. The displays are alright but if you're looking for a Ocean World kind of experience then... More 

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