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Shanghai Ocean Aquarium, Shanghai

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#3 of 85 in Parks in 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. Put Shanghai Ocean Aquarium and other Shanghai attractions into our Shanghai travel itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The Aquarium is a great place to visit irrespective of age and see a lot of different fishes etc. It is a great experience to be in the tunnel with fishes around you.  more »
  • We visited on a weekday, so we didn't have any problems with crowds. The exhibits were well done, and the underwater tunnel sections were really fun! They feed the penguins and the stingrays at certai...  more »
  • 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.  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.