If you’re a fan of the deep ocean and marine creatures which are full of mysteries and would like to get a closer look at them without plunging into the sea, check out these three aquariums!
- Shanghai Ocean Aquarium, China
Designed by Advanced Aquarium Technologies, the Shanghai Ocean Aquarium is located near the Oriental Pearl Tower in the bustling Lujiazui section of Pudong, Shanghai. One of the largest aquariums in Asia, this place features a 509 feet long underwater tunnel—the longest underwater tunnel in the world!
With eight major exhibition areas including Biological, Sub-Asia, and Ocean Depths, Shanghai Ocean Aquarium features more than 300 varieties, 15,000 water creatures and article of rare fish and endangered species of rare animals, including the most special ones like is the frog Du Jian, the emperor penguins and albino Agkistrodon perch.
- Enoshima Aquarium, Japan
Located in the charming seaside town an hour away from Tokyo, Enoshima Aquarium is a popular weekend destination for families and couples. This large, modern aquarium is situated along the beach across the bridge from Enoshima and facing the Sagami Bay.
The aquarium offers many different kinds of exhibitions, including one that introduces the world of jellyfish and its ecology. You can also watch turtles swim leisurely around the turtles’ beach, and maybe lay eggs if you’re lucky! Enoshima Aquarium is located just three-minute walk from the Katase-enoshima Station on the Odakyu Enoshima Line.
- Underwater World Langkawi, Malaysia
Did you know that Underwater World Langkawi is one of the largest marine and freshwater aquaria in South East Asia? This aquarium opened its doors in 1995 and has become one of the most famous tourist attractions in Langkawi ever since.
There are hundreds of marine life in the fascinating saltwater tank that you can watch all day long. Discover the wonders of the sea from all parts of the world, including the rare and unusual creatures like Japanese Mitten Lobster and Snowflake Moray Eel.