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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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Cool Underwater World

Cool place to see the underwater world. Very clean and beautiful. I did go scuba diving long ago in the aquarium which was fun. Not sure if they still have that option... Anyway... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Cool place to see the underwater world. Very clean and beautiful. I did go scuba diving long ago in the aquarium which was fun. Not sure if they still have that option... Anyway, it's an enjoyable place to visit!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

A really nice place to take your kids in Shanghai. It will keep them occupied in a more traditional sense and get them away from boring shopping... It can get crowded so an early visit is recommended. Enjoy!

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Shanghai, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Expensive and over in around 20 minutes, Shanghai Aquarium is a tourist trap that you'll want to avoid. For the price per person you can get dinner and visit Century Park which is a short few metro stops away.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

The aquarium is impressive and requires high maintenance level, however there is no control on number of visitors I think, cause when I visited it was fully packed really hot and hard to enjoy.. Would like to go again during a weekday

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I just moved to Shanghai so we took our daughters and got a year membership since we figured we would go more than once. The first visit was great ( Friday afternoon). The second visit (Wednesday morning) wasn't great because unless your kids are willing to muscle through to see exhibits you won't see much. My limited experience says weekday... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Not a bad place to visit on a rainy day......in the Pudong area next to the Pearl Tower...so easy to get to by the Metro. This has an extensive display set over multiple levels reached by escalators that naturally take you through regions and depths of the sea. Amazing display of jelly fish moving on to the glazed tunnels with... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We used to visit aquarium of every city we go and I think the visit here has ended it. We went there on a week day to avoid the weekend crowds as per other reviews. well, we got school groups, tour groups, ? nursing home groups. The noise level is incredible, you had to shout in each other ears to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The aquarium itself is quite nice, some of the tanks seemed a but too small but all in all well designed and animal friendly. The visitors however were very inconsiderate, using flash, banging on glass and no staff said anything about it, horrifying! If you go, I suppose try first thing in the morning, any later and the crowds are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Best place to spend your time (3 hours ).this place include lots of small aquarium and several big aquarium . Its amazing .It will be enjoyable time and full of knowledge for for each age .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

It's a great attraction with a variety of aquatic animals...and very informative about certain species which i never knew existed. The overhead tanks are large and well maintained and illuminated...it feels like your walking under water with the fish swimming over head. Only downside was a lot of asian tourists who just wanted to click selfies with each and every... More 

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