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Address: No.1388 Lujiazui Ring Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120, China
Phone Number: 021-58779988
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Delightfully spacious and well-lit aquarium filled with a great selection...
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.
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Overpriced

At 160 yuan its definitely overpriced. But the collection of fishes is great. It is an informative and surprisingly fun thing to do.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

At 160 yuan its definitely overpriced. But the collection of fishes is great. It is an informative and surprisingly fun thing to do.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I find most aquarium's are pretty much the same but there was something about this one that felt different. It was definitely worth checking out and a good way to spend a few hours with friends or family.

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Issaquah, Washington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

What a great aquarium! Had a great variety of fish and ocean life. It is well organized and flowed very well. A bit overpriced but definitely should see if in Shanghai.

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Florida Panhandle, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

It's a small world beneath the waters, it is fascinating to see the fish, many fish swimming next to you. you take your camera and they can take very nice scenes in Paradise chaotic.

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Shanghai, China
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Shanghai's Ocean Aquarium is busy and popular, mainly locals, as could be expected. For most kids though, it's great fun and they get very excited. It might not warrant the RMB160 price for adults alone, but made a great morning outing for a couple of children. The trick is certainly to time any visit to avoid peak days - weekends... More 

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Pulau Ubin, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Was there early morning. Not the cheapest to go to but one of the better ones in the Asia Paxific region. Good collection of fishes. We spent about 90 minutes there!

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I have been to this place many times with my oldest son. If you live in Shanghai I would advice taking the year ticket,.. Pays off fast. But last weekend we did such a great thing - WE SLEPT IN THE AQUARIUM!!! You get a private tour and later on you sleep in the tunnel were you can see all... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I enjoyed my time at the Shanghai Ocean Aquarium. The building was quite large and was sectioned off to show aquatic animals from different regions of the world. There was a wide variety of animals to see from small fish to large fish, to sharks, sea turtles, penguins, and more! We had our large backpacks with us which they wouldn't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

went to the aquarium and it cost 30 us. take the underwater tram from the bund to the other side of the river. we spent hours in there and it was very interactive, lots of room to move around, even though it was a Sunday. Floors of displays and petting areas(small sharks and stingrays) the children all around us were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Different kinds of animals are shown in an almost 360° view. Awesome for kids to explore the underwater world

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