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Beijing Aquarium (Beijing Haiyangguan)

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No.18 Gaoliangqiaoxie Street, Haidian District, Beijing 100081, China
+86 10 6217 6655
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Situated within the Beijing Zoo complex this world class aquarium encompasses a huge array of strange & wonderful fish. As well as the fish displays there is a shark aquarium, Amazonian Rainforest with piranha, Coral reefs, a Marine Mammal section with dolphin & seal performances throughout the day.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“dolphin show” (14 reviews)
“beluga whales” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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No.18 Gaoliangqiaoxie Street, Haidian District, Beijing 100081, China
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+86 10 6217 6655
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beijing Aquarium (Beijing Haiyangguan) - is a great place to visit with your whole family and friends.

Thank Emma G
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Do not pay money for this. The delphin show is in chinese and nothing interesting. Aquarium is OK but not worth for 160 CNY

Thank Nine T
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Having been to several Chinese "zoos", I had pretty low expectations, but this was surprisingly good. Perfect for little kids with only a few hours' attention spans. The aquarium itself is not that big, certainly not as far as major aquariums go (Osaka, Monterey, etc)...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

while visiting the zoo we also went to the Aquarium. yes the price is higher but the Zoo ticket was only RMB 15 RMB. Aquarium price was RMB 150. We went to one of the shows. the crowd management was very poor as people in...More

Thank kiwiawayMelbourne
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Skip the zoo and go straight to the aquarium! The exhibits are very nicely put together, although the enclosures seem small and very basic the animals seem happy. It's quite pricy compared to the zoo but much more enjoyable.

1  Thank AliceHeaslip
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Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Many colorful and rare fish. And a entertaining Aqua show, though all in chinese. It was pretty crowded, but far cleaner and more interesting than the zoo.

1  Thank Erlend F
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Located close to the Bejing Zoo it should be a must-see attraction. Our expectations were high, because the aquarium entrance fee is quite expensive compared with tickets for the Zoo. Unfortunately, the aquarium looks more like a noisy shopping mall, despite some interesting spots can...More

2  Thank KobomvelikbomJanko
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Beijing Aquarium can be divided into several parts: Amazonian forest has many interesting fish species and a general feeling of a rain forest Sharks and Beluga Whale is what you would expect after you been at the zoo. Very little space for the whales. Coral...More

Thank Tobias Kuhlmann A
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Reviewed 8 June 2017

We went on a Wednesday afternoon. Seniors half price. It was not overcrowded. Activities for children were provided. In terms of an aquarium, it is similar to the one in Shanghai, which was not remarkable, compared to many others in the world. Limited species number....More

Thank RANDALL L
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Reviewed 10 May 2017

When you're visiting the Beijing Zoo, it would be a mistake to not to go to the Aquarium as well, even though it means buying another 150 yuan ticket. Well-laid out. The beluga whales and sharks were truly impressive, and that was what the large...More

2  Thank Stefan L
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Response from kiwiawayMelbourne | Reviewed this property |
I would give myself about 1-2 hrs... depends on how many people there are there. less people you may want to spend more time there, also try to get there for one of the shows
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