A popular attraction for visiting and local families, the Shanghai Ocean Aquarium is the largest and most varied in China, and home to some 10,000 varieties of sea creatures, as well as the longest underwater tunnel in the world. Jellyfish, giant sting rays, sharks, oh my. Exhibitions and ocean animals are grouped according to their global origin, with all major oceans in the world represented. Honestly? Yes, the Shanghai Ocean Aquarium is actually a really great aquarium and highly recommended for an afternoon trip. Beautiful, mesmerizing, and captivating oceanic vistas. Great place to take kids, as well. Just don't go on the weekend unless you want to get stressed out.
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