Neighbored on Shanghai landmark Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai Ocean Aquarium is another amazing attraction where you can view the unique fresh water and marine life from all over the world and admire the marvelous animal performances. Shanghai Ocean Aquarium has been awarded the title of "science popularization education base" and it is one of the largest artificial sea water aquariums in the world, attracting more than 1 million tourists to come here every year.
Shanghai Ocean Aquarium is the only aquarium in the world with an independent area to display peculiar aquatic organisms of China, including a number of national protected animals, such as Chinese sturgeon, cochineal fish, Chinese alligator, and giant salamander.
Popular science exhibitions on the theme of species are displayed in the "special exhibition area", where you can explore marine life and strengthen the awareness of marine protection.
No.1388, Lujiazui Ring Road, Pudong New District, Shanghai
How to get to Shanghai Ocean Aquarium
Take Metro Line 2 and get off at Lujiazui Station. Get out from Exit 1 and you can see the Oriental Pearl Tower, which is next to the aquarium.
a. Take bus 81, 82, 314, 939, 993, Cailu Special Line, Lujiazui Financial City Line 1 or Lujiazui Financial City Loop Line and get off at Lujiazui Huanlu Fenghelu Station.
b. Take City Sightseeing Bus Line 2 and get off at Dongfang Mingzhu Guangbo Dianshita (Oriental Pearl Tower) Station.