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Beijing Aquarium (Beijing Haiyangguan)

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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...more
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 1 week ago

The aquarium is in good condition and has a very nice ambiance. The jellyfish displays were very interesting. The sharks and belugas were the highlights. The place was not crowded at all. We did find it a little bit on the expensive side. If you...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lailaglez
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It has a great fish, reef wildlife and jellyfish collection. It also has some sharks and dolphins. We had a great time there. I'm giving it three stars because I found it too expensive. It costs about 160RMB to get in, which is roughly around...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mariomuniz462
Reviewed 23 October 2018

The Beijing aquarium is a large facility with many fascinating exhibits of aquatic life. For me one of the most interesting were the jelly fish displays. According to another person in our party, the aquarium is showing some signs of wear & tear. In some...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bill B
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Perhaps we picked a good time, or perhaps we just got lucky. But it wasn't super crowded, and instead was fascinating, modern, and clean. A stark contrast to the horrendous zoo next door.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Anna M
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

The aquarium is jammed packed full of running screaming kids in attempt to get the animals to do something gee i wonder why they hide. The shows are only in chinese and the animals are just ok to begin with add in the huge price...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rsenteno
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

A true nightmare. Hordes of families with screaming children. All shouting, screaming, eating, running, pushing around. You can hardly see any fish because parents will put the kids up front ‘on’ the window. There is a huge shopping space (probably as big as the whole...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank XueyanD
Reviewed 30 June 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Emma G
Reviewed 9 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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Nine T
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

Date of experience: June 2017
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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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank kiwiawayMelbourne
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lewish725
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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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