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Beijing Aquarium

Beijing Aquarium © shizhao
Beijing Aquarium © shizhao

Located within the Beijing Zoo, the Beijing Aquarium is one of the world's largest inland aquariums. Its interactive exhibits provide an immersive experience that never fails to delight, such as an imaginative Amazon rainforest, complete with piranhas and pandas, as well as an exquisite shark tank, dolphin shows and displays of rare and endangered fish. A boat from the canal south of the aquarium runs to the Summer Palace, giving visitors the opportunity to sightsee while en route to the attraction.

Address: 18 Gaoliangqiao Byway, Haidian District.

Website: www.bj-sea.com

Telephone: (0)10 6217 6655

Transport: Bus 4 (from Qianmen)

Opening times: 9am-5.30pm (summer); 10am-4.30pm (winter).

Admission: CNY 175 adults (concessions available for children)