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Beijing Aquarium

beautiful fish in Beijing AquariumSituated within Beijing Zoo, Beijing Aquarium is the largest underwater world of its kind in an inland city in China. It is a home to an impressive range of aquatic animals, a place where kids could get close and personal with the marine animals.

Introduction about Beijing Aquarium
After four years construction from 1996, Beijing Aquarium was officially opened to the public on September 28, 1999. Beijing Aquarium is a home to more than 1,000 species of marine animals and more than 50,000 types of fish. The aquarium features seven exhibition halls equipped with an advanced facilities and amenities. Those hall themes include Rainforest Adventure, Touch Pool, Wonder of the Coral Reefs Tunnel Hall, Shark Harbor, Rare Chinese Sturgeon Hall, Whales and Globefish Hall and Marine Theatre.

The 39-yard-long (36-meter) touch pool contains a variety of urchins and starfish, and 32 other tanks throughout the aquarium house sharks, sea turtles, jelly fish and other colorful sea creatures. Whale and Dolphin Bay is the home and school for whales, dolphins and sea lions. Here, they are being trained by professional trainers for performances to entertain visitors. In additional, the complex also includes an audio-visual room, information room, reading room and workshop where seawater will be produced.

Walking through Beijing Aquarium, it will give your kids an educational journey to know about plenty species of marine animals and their life habits. More than that, number of marine animals will perform in Marine Theatre daily. Audiences can watch trained lion seals and dolphin performing fun performances in a big theater which can seats over 3000 people. This fun and educational attraction offers a variety of activities for the whole family.

A combined ticket for Beijing Aquarium and Zoo costs for 130 RMB. Get free map after enter the attraction to make the route more organized and avoid missing an interesting spot on the way.

How to Get Beijing Aquarium?
The best way to get Beijing Aquarium is by subway. Get off at Beijing Zoo subway station (Line 4) then exit from exit A (northwest exit), and you'll find the south gate of Beijing Zoo.
By bus: Take bus no.360, 319, 347, 362, 534, 714,87, Yuntong 106, Yuntong 104, 563, Yuntong 205, Te 4, 614, 697, 209, 608, 107, 105, 206, 111, Yuntong 105, 27, 632 and get off at Beijing Zoo Station.

Beijing Aquarium Tour
During the tour to Beijing Aquarium, tourists could get a close contact with the lovely marine animals, at the same time could learn more about their habits. After a visit to the aquarium, visitors also could have sightseeing to Beijing Zoo nearby.