Shanghai Ocean Aquarium, Shanghai

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Get under the sea at Shanghai Ocean Aquarium, featuring a system of 168 m (551 ft) long submarine viewing tunnels and some 15,000 marine creatures of 300 species. The rare setup of four underwater glass tunnels provides 180- to 270-degree views of marine life. Check out the endangered albino perch, spotted eagle rays, zebra sharks, electric eels, and Chinese giant salamanders in this nine-section park designed to cover all species from Asia. Clean and well-maintained, with many different tanks and some entertainment feeding shows, the aquarium makes a great attraction for families. Our Shanghai itinerary maker site makes visiting Shanghai Ocean Aquarium and other Shanghai attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • With a group of children musicians, we have had the privilege of spending the night at the aquarium, in the room under the tunnel of sharks and rays. It was magical! In the morning, we visited the aquarium at the opening. There was little world. This aquarium is very educational, with texts in Chinese and in English. The tunnels are spectacular. The animals are very well seen.
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  • This is a nice small aquarium , well maintained with some interesting features like the long tunnel . Amazing to see shark egg with little fish moving inside and really nice jellyfish sector . I sugge...  more »
  • The aquarium Qinhuangdao local also has, but compared to Shanghai Ocean Aquarium is still small many, here altogether three layers, very big, the marine fish also many, if slowly appreciates will be very interesting, the person is not a lot.
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  • Penguins, sharks, rays and too many other fish to mention all displayed with signs in english. A moving sidewalk keeps the patrons moving along at a decent pace but not too fast to get a good view of all the fish. It should take less than 2 hours to complete the whole thing.
  • It's a pretty decent aquarium with interesting fish that I haven't seen back in America. The tunnel with all the fish is long but actually made me feel motion sickness. I'm not much of a museum person or in this case an aquarium or zoo person.
  • Very nice aquarium. Signs both English and Chinese. I like that there are multiple times you have tunnels where the fish are above you...especially the last one, which is 150 meters long and has a moving walkway so it doesn't get clogged with people. Also the jellyfish tanks are amazing.
  • Very nice place and natural sea reservoirs, good for children and families
  • nice visit. lots of varieties of sea animals. might take more than two hrs to cover everything in detail but can be covered in one to two hrs if you are quick

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