Shanghai Ocean Aquarium, Shanghai

3.5
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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  • 160 CNY per person for entrance fee! Too much for such aquarium. Too many people with little to see if you compare it to other aquarium. I would not recommend anyone to go unless you have covered ever...  more »
  • It is a feeling of Japan Aquarium. It is not show and what is not. Corners, illuminated jellyfish is really fantastic and helpful.
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  • Although well organised and structured, the aquarium was just alright. Interesting exhibits but a few of them were so small that they break your heart. Would prefer to see a larger facility with large...  more »
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  • 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.
  • Penguins.... Sharks... Rays... Dragon fish.. Can see the entire aquatic life... Need a full day
  • 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
  • A great aquarium with lots of fish and other marine creatures. Signs are both in Chinese and in English, so no worries about not be able to read about the things you look at. The best time is to visit this place on normal weekdays. On weekends you might have to wait in line to se some of the bigger animals and fishes in the aquarium.

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