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Address: No.1388 Lujiazui Ring Road, Pudong New Area, Shanghai 200120, China
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Phone Number: +86 21 5877 9988
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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Ticket will cost you 220 RMB and this aquarium is not that worth if you have been to similar before. There are shows so its better to start you day early to utilize it most. This... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Monterrey, Mexico
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you already went to Ocean Park in Hong Kong don't go to this place unless you are really a fish lover, if not you need to pay a visit, is kind of pricy but is quite nice, there are some tunnels, and I never saw before live a saw fish, it has some sharks and lots of really well... More 

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Oakland, California
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108 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Compared to many other public aquariums of the world, the collection here is small, primarily consists of less colorful local species, and has a limited number of tropical warm water colorful specimens. The people were polite and respectful. If you have been to other aquariums, such as Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, Californial, the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland, or... More 

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Thank R L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really cool and suitable for all ages, I've never seen so many types of marine life. There are sharks and crocodiles within reach, it feels like I'm in their world and if I'm underwater. Excellent construction and can be there the whole day!

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India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ticket will cost you 220 RMB and this aquarium is not that worth if you have been to similar before. There are shows so its better to start you day early to utilize it most. This attraction is good for families with children's

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adelaide
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24 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Seriously. I stand 202cm tall and in the underwater tunnel the above happened !! It was pretty cool as it felt like I was truly amongst it with nature in the tunnel. It was great to also see the different fish from the different countries. Barramundi, snapper, and whiting represent ! There were also great displays for the jellyfish, mantas,... More 

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Munich, Germany
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can see here all kind of fish and other aquatic creatures. Especially the jellies are fascinating. So if you like aqua biology, you won't miss this place out!

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Newcastle, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a few days of cultural sightseeing we took the kids to the aquarium on a rainy afternoon. They enjoyed the wide variety of displays.

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Thank SaraAndrew
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37 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent wonderful time in the Aquarium. A lot of interesting and different fishes and sea animals. Glass tunnel with stingrays and sharks is awesome!

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Thank BasilJr
New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

you should take your kids here, we enjoyed their dome ocean and got really good photographs in the ocean domes.

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Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

This is indeed a nice aquarium, rich in exhibits and enjoyable for the whole family. Best time to visit it, in order to avoid the long lines of people waiting for a ticket, is afternoon, or better to say early evening near the closing time (provided you still have sufficient time to visit all spaces). Colorful jelly fishes, sting rays,... More 

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