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10 Mesmerizing Aquariums Across The World

If you are an aquarium enthusiast, then it's time you visit some of the grand aquariums located globally. This trip would take you into the depths of the water kingdom. Known to roll out creativity with some amazing water species, these aquariums have indeed earned the name of being famous and gigantic globally.

The Aquadom

Not really gigantic, but it definitely is an experiential aquarium. An incredibly creative roll out, this aquarium takes the shape of a cylinder which is approximately 25 meters high with a diameter of 11 meters. Where's it located? Inside the most spacious Radisson hotel in Berlin, this aquarium accommodates close to 2600 species in a cylinder made up of million litres of water. You stand at the platform located at the top to view this beautiful aquarium. 10 Elevators You Need to See to Believe.

Shanghai Ocean Aquarium

As the name suggests, this ocean aquarium is located in Shanghai, and is indeed one of the biggest wonders in Asia. Divided into several zones like the China zone, Australia zone etc., this aquarium houses many endangered species. The aquarium is built in the form of a tunnel which is close to 509 feet.

uShaka Marine World

uShaka marine world is basically a marine theme park which also hosts one of the grand aquariums across the world. Located in Durban, South Africa, this aquarium is built in a fashion that appears to be a look alike of a wreck beneath the sea. There is a restaurant inside the park which has a walled aquarium that houses sharks.

National Aquarium, Baltimore, USA

This is a basically roof top observing aquarium that is located in Baltimore. This place has been existent since 1981, and around 1.5 million tourists visit the aquarium in any given year. There is a rainforest terrarium on the roof which is a value added feature to this aquarium. Close to 16,500 species reside in this aquarium.

An aquarium formed of two gigantic tanks at Cannery Row Monterey is considered to be one of the splendors in the world. Each tank, houses about 1.2 million gallons of water, along the single paned windows. It gives you a real life scuba diving feeling even from the outside.


An exhibition hall in Valencia, houses the biggest aquarium wonders of this town- L'Oceanografic. A tank that can fill about 1.85 million gallons of water is placed at the centre of this hall; this is also one of the largest tanks in the entire Europe. You will find about 45,000 species living harmoniously within this aquarium.



This massive aquarium opened up to the world in the year 2009. Located in Turkey within the Forum Istanbul shopping mall, this 80 meter tunnel, houses 1000 species in about 1.32 gallons of water. Along with the aquarium, this place also houses a rainforest habitat and a forest wetland.

The Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium

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This aquarium opened itself to the audience in the year 2002 at the ocean expo park. The Kuroshio sea is one of the exhibits present in this expo park. With close to 2 million gallons of water and an acrylic glass panel, the aquarium is known to house manta rays and whale sharks in an incredible environment. This is one of the few aquariums where whale sharks are housed.

Dubai Mall Aquarium

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As the name suggests, this aquarium is located inside the premises of the Dubai shopping mall, also known as one of the largest shopping malls in the world. Not only does this place provide an amazing shopping experience, but also gives out an experiential aquarium to the people visiting. With about 33,000 species present in a tank that fills 2.64 million gallons of water, this aquarium is accounted to be one of the most defining experiences.

Georgia Aquarium

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Present in Georgia, Atlanta, this is one of the biggest aquariums in the world. It houses more than 100,000 animals, representing 500 species, all of which reside in 10 million US gallons of marine and fresh water, and was the world's largest aquarium when it opened in 2005.

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