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Address: No.1388 Lujiazui Ring Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120, China
Phone Number: 021-58779988
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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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Beautiful Fishes

They have hundreds of spices of fishes...and very beautifully made up...They also have very long under water tunnel....but it was very crowded..people were pushing each other to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

They have hundreds of spices of fishes...and very beautifully made up...They also have very long under water tunnel....but it was very crowded..people were pushing each other to see the fishes...may be beacuse it was weekend so i recommend to go on weekdays if possible.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

It is places like the Shanghai Aquarium where you had better be prepared for a very claustrophobic experience. It isn't the sea creatures, it's the Chinese tourists who; 1) Don't give you an inch to move 2) Who squeeze in front of you and elbow you out of the way 3) Who bash on the glass hoping to attract the... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

As with most museums I've visited in the country, the Chinese are far behind on what I would term the up-front factors - simply, the quality and care that goes into the design and presentation of exhibits are sorely lacking. There are, indeed, plenty of water creatures to enjoy here (including some that Westerners have likely never seen - i.e.,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Very interesting Aquarium museum . you need hours walking and exploring the place with many amazing kinds of fishes

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The big aquarium is grayish and brown inside! They should maintain the cleanliness. The small aquariums are ok.. actually for indoor activity this is a nice thing to do. My daughter was amazed to see all the sea creatures. And one thing I have notice, most Chinese people eat and sit beside the aquarium.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

It was quite well organised. The place is clean.A lot of marine life. I liked that they had small sharks swimming in shallow water which we could see easily.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This is the usual aquarium with all kinds of fish, big and small, from the sea, rivers and lakes. There is a room with fascinating jellyfish. The location is convenient, right next to the TV pearl tower; at the exit plenty of shops with fish themed toys to make all children go wild. Tip: AVOID holidays, weekends and any kind... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

If you have a long stay in Shanghai, this aquarium is worth to visit, although it's too typical that you can find in any large city worldwide. You can spend 1 hour and see sharks and others. Particularly interesting for the kids.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Many exhibits that are educational and several really good tanks with lots of sharks and rays and many many other fish. Well worth going.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The tunnel with walls of glass always makes me as fulfilled with joy and fascination as a child on Christmas' eve. Sure, the tickets are a bit pricy, but I find it so worth it. I've been there with my small cousins, my parents, my grandparents etc. multiple times and I've never experienced anyone being bored or not enjoying themselves.

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Address: Address: No.1388 Lujiazui Ring Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120, China
Phone Number: 021-58779988
Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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