Beijing Aquarium is the largest and most advanced inland aquarium in China, covering a total area of 4.2 hectares. It is designed in conch shape with orange and blue as its main color, symbolizing the mysterious vast sea and endless vitality of marine life. The aquarium has seven halls: Rainforest Wonder, Beach, Shark Hall, Whale and Dolphin Bay, Seabed Travel, Chinese Acipenser Sinensis Museum and Ocean Theater.
Visitors will be fascinated by the beautiful blue world upon entering the aquarium and get close to ocean creatures. One will also feel like returning to nature upon entering the miniature rainforest that consists the primeval jungles of the Amazon Basin, home to over 100 species of rainforest fish and freshwater fish. Sea elephant, man-eating fish, variegated carp, glass catfish and many other rare and precious fish are found here.
Seabed travel takes visitors to the bottom of the sea. The undersea tunnel leads you into a colorful and calm ocean world, with all kinds of fish swimming inside the circular tank. Visitors can virtually touch the belly of the furious white sharks and shake hands with turtles. The 32 fish tanks exhibit fancy fishes from home and abroad and visitors will surely gain much knowledge about them during the visit.
Finally, the Ocean Theater is a venue where animals perform their tricks. It has a capacity for 3,000 viewers, with hot and romantic Hawaii scenery in the background. The incomparably superior performance from these animal stars win rapturous applause from spectators every day.
Wonderful experience for kids in Beijing
Parents traveling with their kids need to look no further as we have prepared this tour to keep your kids entertained throughout your stay in Beijing. For kids, all love animals and they will get to visit the Beijing zoo famous for its cute and giant Pandas. Besides, Beijing Aquarium in the zoo offers many programs including rainforest wonders, custom Beach, the town, Chinese sturgeon Museum, sea travel experience, Dolphin Bay, and Marine theater China. Your kids can find many fun activities to choose from and create amazing memories.
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