10 Largest Aquariums in the World

Batul Nafisa Baxamusa May 30, 2019
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Aquariums are a window into the marine world. They help you take a sneak peek into the life of wonderful water creatures and appreciate the beauty of the deep blue sea. Here's a list of the largest aquariums in the world.

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Chimelong Ocean Kingdom

(Hengqin, Zhuhai China)

This is the largest aquarium in the world with a water volume of 12.87 million US gallons. It features 5 whale sharks as well as other species such as corals, manta rays, and sharks. It even holds a Guinness World Record for the world’s biggest underwater viewing dome and the largest aquarium tank.

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S.E.A. Aquarium

(Singapore)

This aquarium has a total water volume of 12 million US gallons. It has the largest collection of giant oceanic manta rays. The aquarium is divided into 49 different habitats. There are over 200 predator fish such as the scalloped hammerhead shark in their Shark Sea habitat. It is known for its Rainbow Reef where visitors can swim with fish.

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L'Oceanogràfic

(Valencia, Spain)

L'Oceanogràfic has a total water volume of 11 million US gallons. It has the largest aquarium tank in Europe. There are nine underwater towers which represent different marine ecosystems. This aquarium features over 45,000 marine creatures.

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Georgia Aquarium

(Atlanta, Georgia)

This is one of the best aquariums in the US. It has a total water volume of 10 million US gallons. It is the only aquarium outside Asia which houses whale sharks. It even displays beluga whales, bottlenose dolphins, and manta rays. The aquarium has five galleries designed as per the specific aquatic environment.

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Moscow Oceanarium

(Moscow, Russia)

Also called Moskvarium, it has a total water volume of 6.6 million gallons. It has 80 aquariums, about 8000 species of sea creatures and 500 species of fish, killer whales, three-meter sharks, dolphins and much more. Moscow Oceanarium offers an unforgettable water show experience with its unique inhabitants.

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Other Large Aquariums Worth a Mention

  • Hanwha Aqua Planet Jeju (Jeju, South Korea)
  • Kenting National Museum of Biology and Aquarium (Kenting, Taiwan)
  • Osaka Aquarium Kaiyukan (Osaka, Japan)
  • Dubai Aquarium (Dubai, UAE)
  • Cube Oceanarium (Chengdu, China)
These largest aquariums have plenty to offer in terms of excitement and information on sea life. You need to ‘sea’ it yourself to palpate the excitement of witnessing the magnificent marine life on land. Do visit these biggest tanks in the world to be mesmerized by the exotic aquatic world.