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Address: NO. 1388 Lujiazui Ring Rd, Shanghai 200120, China
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Phone Number: 021-58779988
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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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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Great place to visit

Worth of money(RMB 160). You can see lot of varieties of fishes,etc..I'd say underwater tunnel is best of all. Don't miss this place if you are traveling to Shanghai....

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Deshan R
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Hangzhou, China
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is expensive and small and gets absolutely packed on busy times such as weekends. If you have kids that really want to go, r you can go at non busy times then sure. But otherwise it's too small for the money.

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Thank seetherealchina
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved the hall with jellyfishes and tunnels, however it felt too rushed, people pushing everywhere. Couldn't have time to truly enjoy it.

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Thank Spadio N
Helsinki, Finland
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119 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was an aquarium. I've been in many and this was not that different from the others. Huge aquariums of course. This made me think about wellbeing of fishes as there seemed to be so many fishes in same aquarium that they must have lack of space. The penguins were also quite sad sights. This was also very crowded, even... More 

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Bangalore
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99 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Too many people during the visit were inside. it was very unpleasant impossible to enjoy the fish exhibits. Not so recommended. Place need some oversight/supervision. Bit expensive, Open ocean looks very nice and probably would be a great expiriance but again no chance to see it in the full beauty because of the crowd.

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Thank rcjoshi
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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110 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not the biggest aquarium but if you are stuck in Shanghai on a rainy day then well worth a visit, especially to keep younger children entertained for a couple of hours. Well organized and generally well maintained (e.g. spotting the real penguins from the model ones was disappointing). Can be big q,s for tickets so get the prior or send... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a great afternoon of enjoying the scenery and generally having a good time, watching marine life is very relaxing

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Bangkok, Thailand
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120 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group of friends who happened to be nearby and looking for something to do, so we decided the Aquarium. I think the price is just too much compared to what I experienced. They have some nice or weird looking fishes but all of them are rather in very small amount. Most of the displays were tiny and... More 

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Thank Kaneth25341
Toronto
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31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't expect much from the Aquarium. $30 for adult and $20 for child is way too much for what they offer. And it was very crowded in July, even on a weekday visit. I would suggest a skip.

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Thank assiniboine
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth of money(RMB 160). You can see lot of varieties of fishes,etc..I'd say underwater tunnel is best of all. Don't miss this place if you are traveling to Shanghai....

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Thank Deshan R
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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62 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shanghai Ocean Aquarium is an attraction in Shanghai that you do not want to miss it is located adjacent to the famous Oriental Pearl TV Tower and Jinmao Tower. One of the largest ocean aquariums in the world, it has the world's longest submarine viewing tunnel measuring 155-meter (about 170 yards) in length. The aquarium has a total built in... More 

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