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Shanghai Ocean Aquarium

No.1388 Lujiazui Ring Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120, China
021-58779988
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Ranked #34 of 842 Attractions in Shanghai
Type: Aquariums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Delightfully spacious and well-lit aquarium filled with a great selection of Asian fish. The highlight is the impressive tunnels where you under the... more » Owner description: Delightfully spacious and well-lit aquarium filled with a great selection of Asian fish. The highlight is the impressive tunnels where you under the tanks and surrounded by fish. « less
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator, Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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Pune
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I have never seen such a beautiful and adventurous place.there are so many underwater species.it feels like we are just underwater deep into the sea enjoying the underwater world.there are so many kinds of fishes that some of them we didn't know.overall just awesome

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Manila, Philippines
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My first time to visit was in 2009 and it's a weekday so not too crowded and you can really enjoy looking at different species of sea creatures. i enjoyed the penguin section and the tunnel. This Sept. 2014, we went there on a Saturday and it's really really bad. The crowd just stayed on the tunnel to take pictures... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I liked the place there very much, I enjoyed watching the jellies, also the penguins in their snowy built environment, I also liked the underwater walks inside these glass tunnels where you see sharks swim above you, but the place is crowded and a little bit dark in some parts.

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Shanghai Region, China
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The aquarium itself its nice but it was so crowded that was imposible to enjoy it. Also the entrance fee is very expensive and in the big aquariums many small fishes are ill and about dieing.

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Edison, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

The aquarium maybe one of the best. It is certainly more expensive ($25.00) than any I have ever visited but the experience was terrible during the holiday season. There were on average 5-6 families for every 3x3 feet display. This is one place in China you will experience and understand what the most populated country in the world means. So... More

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Just 2 min walk from the exit of the Lujiazui Metro Station. We went there during some Shanghai festive period (we didn`t know about it) but the whole experience was horrific. Crowed, crowed, crowed!!! The glass tunel can be the best part of the visit, if you don`t be push by MILLION of screaming kids Any way there is one... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 via mobile

I love aquariums. Go to every one in every city I visit. This was great. The jellies were a highlight as was the penguins. They all had an English translation and it was not hard to get to either. Public transport literally drops you at the door. The underwater walk through was one of the best I've seen. What they... More

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Bruckmuehl, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

one of the best aquariums I have ever visited; great presentation and good information. very impressive: sharks and lots of exotic sea animals. By means of the glass tunnels you are moving midst in this beautiful world

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Bangalore, India
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Have seen the San Diego water world and this one did not fail to impress as well.. was very well maintained and my son got to see a variety of water creatures.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

great aquarium well treated and elder persons pay half the price, a lot of fishes of diferent species and in the final there is a store with good prices

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