10 of the most amazing aquariums in the world

May 8, 2017 5:08 pm Last Updated: May 8, 2017 5:08 pm

Quite a few of us have fish as pets kept in beautiful, tiny aquariums at home. There are various kinds of aquariums available in the market today, which can be taken home and decorated accordingly. However, we can only keep certain small fish and water creatures in them. To our relief, many places in the world have installed some of the most incredible aquariums that hold a plethora of fish, even the big ones like sharks. Let us take you through some of the most amazing aquariums in the world that will make you fall in love with them instantly.

Aquarium of Western Australia (AOWA), Perth, Australia

Aquarium of Western Australia (AOWA), Perth, Australia
The largest aquarium in Australia that has the largest tank in the world with about 8,00,000 gallons of water, AOWA is popular for the Australian coastal creatures that reside in it. Crocodiles, whale sharks, black tip sharks, stingrays, etc. share this beautiful aquarium that can be explored even from inside with a dive master alongside. That sounds like an adventure!

AquaDom, Berlin, Germany

AquaDom, Berlin, Germany

One of the largest aquariums in Asia, this aquarium has a number of endangered species that attract visitors. The exhibits are divided into nine different zones like the Australia zone, the China zone, etc. to represent the marine life of different regions. The aquarium is also famous for its 509 feet long underwater tunnel, which is the longest in the world.

uShaka Marine World, Durban, South Africa

uShaka Marine World, Durban, South Africa 
One of the largest aquariums in the continent, the uShaka Marine World has 32 tanks that are home to almost every living sea creature, from sharks to dolphins to sea horses. Built to resemble ship wreckage under water, this vibrant water house has a popular restaurant with a large glass wall aquarium that is full of sharks.

TurkuaZoo, Istanbul, Turkey

TurkuaZoo, Istanbul, Turkey
One of the newest entrants in the world of giant aquariums, the TurkuaZoo aquarium is located inside the Forum Istanbul Shopping Mall, Istanbul. It has an 80-meter long underwater tunnel, besides a rainforest habitat and a flooded forest wetland habitat and houses around 10,000 species of marine creatures.

Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, Okinawa, Japan

Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, Okinawa, Japan
Born in 2002 as a part of Ocean Expo Park, Okinawa Aquarium is one of the most amazing aquariums in the world that houses sharks, whale, sardines, and manta rays. The highlight of this aquarium is the main tank called the Kuroshio Sea that contains almost two gallons of water with a massive acrylic glass panel.

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, Dubai, UAE

Dubai Aquarium and Underwater Zoo, Dubai, UAE
The Dubai Mall is one of the largest shopping malls on earth and houses one of the world’s largest aquariums. 33,000 specimens swim across 2.64 gallons of water in this aquarium that is known for having the world’s largest acrylic glass panel.

Shanghai Ocean Aquarium, Shanghai, China

Shanghai Ocean Aquarium, Shanghai, China
One of the largest aquariums in Asia, this aquarium has a number of endangered species that attract visitors. The exhibits are divided into nine different zones like the Australia zone, the China zone, etc. to represent the marine life of different regions. The aquarium is also famous for its 509 feet long underwater tunnel, which is the longest in the world.

L’Oceanografic, Valencia, Spain

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If you are visiting Valencia, then you must not miss out on this incredible aquarium located inside the City of Arts and Sciences. This aquarium holding 1.85 gallons of water has the largest tank in the entire Europe and is home to more than 45,000 species of the marine world. You will be amazed at the eye-catching architecture that welcomes you to this world of colorful creatures.

Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, California

Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, California
This aquarium has two huge tanks that are home to almost 35,000 creatures across more than 600 species, including whales, sharks, wolf eels, sardines, jellyfish, seals, and more. One of the two tanks has 1.2 gallons of water and features one of the world’s largest single-paned windows.

Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta, Georgia

Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta, Georgia
Say hello to the largest aquarium on the earth! The Georgia Aquarium is popular for its whale sharks, as it is the only aquarium outside of Asia to nurture them. It also has a mammoth tank with 6.3 million gallons of water that contain the Ocean Voyager exhibit. The giant aquarium has more than 1,20,000 aquatic creatures divided into 60 exhibition sections and 5 zones.