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Nanjing Underwater World

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Address: No.8 Sifangcheng Road, Zhongshanling, Xuanwu District, Nanjing 210014, China
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+86 25 8444 1119
08:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 17:00

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Although crowded, children were having fun.

The place isn't very very big, but does have a lot cute animals. Children and the adults all enjoyed a lot. There were dolphin show around 2pm when I went there, and once you... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 February 2017
Naomi D
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

The place isn't very very big, but does have a lot cute animals. Children and the adults all enjoyed a lot. There were dolphin show around 2pm when I went there, and once you were out you cannot go back in. Overall it's a nice place to take kids and see the underwater world

Thank Naomi D
Nanjing, China
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016

Fun, various kinds of marine life, dolphin show which quite insterest kids. Adult fee: 170 RMB There's a water tunnel passage and you can see the see creatures are moving around you.

Thank Itravel668
Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

Although is not a big Aquarium, it contains a sufficient variety of species, activities and a dolphin show. Polar section with polar bears, foxes, penguins and other species appears most interesting, although for the animals demonstrated there might not be very comfortable place especially during Summer time. Dolphin show is really entertaining, therefore it is hard to find a seat.... More 

1 Thank ThanosFot
Davis, California
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58 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

This waterworld is on the smaller side, but it has a decent collection fishes and other animals. If you remember to bring a photo, you can purchase an annual pass that's only 50 rmb more than the regular admission fee. Initial walkway has a lot of fishes and bigger fishes. Then you get to an area with the jellyfishes. There... More 

2 Thank PJChiang
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2014 via mobile

Small collection. But they have an entertaining dolphin show. Best is that you can feed a polar bear in its enclosure for 20 Rmb.

1 Thank Zack Q
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12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2013

I visited there in April first week of 2013. I was little late to arrive there (at 3 PM) so could not visit all the place. So its better to visit there early so that we can pass our whole day. The entry fee is 150 for adult and 50% discount for the foreigners studying in PLA university when the... More 

1 Thank Jaxy999
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40 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2012

I visited here in September 2011 as was holidaying in Nanjing for 5 days. Its definitely not the cheapest aquarium in the world, but definitely worth a look at (although the enclosures are extremely small compared to western standards, so be prepared). One of the only places on Earth, if not the only one, where you are allowed to feed... More 

2 Thank SydneyAngel_83
Nanjing, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2012

Expensive, but a good way of entertaining a small child d for a couple of hours. Conditions for the polar bear had clearly driven it mad. Jellyfish room was fantastic and made the visit worth while. Regular Dolphin show basic but worth a look.

2 Thank ajphelps
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2012

We visited this place with my child with the expectation that it have many species and shows which my child can enjoy. But this place is small, few species and the shows were just few minutes and not interesting. Even the design of visiting place is not good. you can only go in one way and cannot come back to... More 

8 Thank Prashin S

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