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Shanghai aquarium

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The Shanghai aquarium is one of the most modern and largest aquariums on the international level. In this aquarium-the aquarium contains thousands of species of marine animals that live in the waters of China. The main theme of the aquarium is "meeting the inhabitants of the underwater world of 5 continents".

The aquarium area is 20000 square meters. Its construction was completed in November 2001 and in December launched the first specimen. For visitors, the aquarium opened its doors in 2002, and now it is visited by 1 million tourists a year and about 21 thousand people per day. The construction of the aquarium was worth about $ 50 million. Today, the collection of aquarium consists of about 10,000 species of fish and 450 species of animals from all over the world.

In the aquarium, Shanghai has 28 departments that are part of the 8 huge exhibition areas. These zones are Australia, Africa, Cold water, Sea water, Asia, the depths of the Oceans, the Arctic waters and South America. There is also a section of the exhibition which presents the aquatic species and the ecology of the rivers areas of China.

In each Department you can get an idea about the marine inhabitants of a certain region, the inhabitants of rivers from different continents, as well as the environment in which they live.

The Shanghai aquarium is not only of interest for people passionate about the underwater world. In the hall, which is dedicated to the different nationalities of the world, visitors can obtain information about many cultures through media outlets and various exhibition exhibits.

The Shanghai aquarium is one of the largest oceanariums in the world and also one of the most beautiful.