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Address: No.2 Yushan Road, Shinan District, Qingdao 266003, China
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Phone Number: 0532-82892187
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Great place for a family

It is a very nice aquarium. I liked the penguins, seals, walruses and particularly the beluga whales performing with the divers underwater. Everything looked clean and the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Portland, Oregon

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Yokneam Illit, Israel
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good to come with kids, but avoid weekends if you don't like noisy, crowded places. Too much halls with stuffed fishes.

Thank Leonid T
Portland, Oregon
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a very nice aquarium. I liked the penguins, seals, walruses and particularly the beluga whales performing with the divers underwater. Everything looked clean and the sealife looked very healthy. There were lots of children (it was Children's Day), but it didn't seem overly crowded. We were able to see everything closely.

Thank TJCarb
Houston, Texas
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50 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a mix between a traditional Western aquarium and a biology classroom full of dead things in jars with formaldehyde. Some of the things in jars are worth seeing. But you can't help but feel creeped out at the sheer volume of preserved dead things. It seems the Chinese patrons were more interested in that part than in the... More 

Thank ajp1216
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6 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Going on a holiday weekend was our first mistake, as we were herded into the strange museum that begins this tour. The museum is not meant for English speaking tourists but that was ok as it was so bad. The constant gift shops you are forced through are also annoying. However the underwater automatic walkway is pretty impressive, full of... More 

Thank Andrew S
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63 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to see but the only comments we have is that they should make able for wheelchair and baby trollers. Having stair a bit everywhere is uncomfortable to go around. And the last thing is the toilets for kids are not available when you know that so many kids goes there sad a huge mistake to not think... More 

Thank Oamericano
Qingdao, China
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

I have been to several of these aquarium type attractions in various countries and this was as good as any. The difference would be the crowds! It is a popular attraction so avoid the usual peak periods. Great place to take the kids.

Thank mikeshang
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

This is a very good aquarium with different Maine lives. It was very interesting to spent about 2 hours.. Really heart touching the fun dressed girls who can't talk and hear, posing for photos outside the aquarium in different cartoon costumes....

Thank Muhammed R
Qingdao, China
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81 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

Been the Ripley's Aquarium in Toronto. This isn't much worse at a much lower price. There's even a cool area where you get fish to nibble on your fingers!

Thank Ambrose L
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

My friend recommended checking out an aquarium, but didn't say which one. This city has three! I didn’t know a city could have three!? I don't think this was the best one unfortunately, but the jellyfish were nice and they had one of those cool glass tunnels with the rays and sharks and turtles swimming around you. They also had... More 

Thank Benjamin H
Winter Garden, Florida
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47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Unfortunately the place has seen better days. The areas were dirty and smelly and the static displays were very old and dirty. The tanks didn't look like they were well filtered, and we felt bad for the animals. One exception was the jellyfish room. I never knew there were that many different kinds of them.

Thank RovingBel

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