Very few of us have fish as pets in small aquariums at home. There are several types of aquariums available in the market today, and you can take them home and decorate them as you wish. However, we can only keep certain small fish and creatures in them.
To our relief, many places in the world have installed the most incredible aquariums that have a lot of fish, including sharks.
Let me take you through some of the most amazing aquariums in the world, and you will be delighted.
1. Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta, Georgia
The Georgia Aquarium is popular for its whale sharks, as it is the only aquarium outside of Asia to nourish them. It also has a gigantic tank that contains the Ocean Voyager exhibition. This impressive aquarium has more than 120,000 aquatic creatures distributed in 60 exhibition sections and 5 zones.
2. AquaDom, Berlin, Germany
The AquaDom is the largest cylindrical aquarium in the world. It is salt water and is located inside the Radisson Hotel in Berlin. The cylinder measures 11 meters in diameter and 25 meters in height. In 900 thousand liters of seawater swim 2,600 fish of 56 different species. It also has a transparent elevator.
3. Western Australia Aquarium (AQWA), Perth, Australia
It is the largest aquarium in Australia and the one with the most water in the whole world. AQWA is very popular for the Australian coastal species that reside in it. Crocodiles, sharks, whales, black tip sharks, and rays, among other magnificent species, share this beautiful aquarium that can be explored even from within with a dive instructor next to it. That sounds like an adventure!
4. TurkuaZoo, Istanbul, Turkey
It is one of the last to appear in the world of giant aquariums. The TurkuaZoo is located in Bayrampaşa, Istanbul. It has a long underwater tunnel of 80 meters, as well as a tropical habitat and a wetland habitat of a flooded forest that houses around 10,000 marine species.
5. Aquarium Churaumi Okinawa, Okinawa, Japan
Opened in 2002 as part of the Expo Ocean Park, the Okinawa Aquarium is one of the most impressive in the world housing sharks, whales, sardines and stingrays. The highlight of this aquarium is the main tank called the “Kuroshio Sea,” which contains an impressive acrylic glass panel.
6. The Marine World of UShaka, Durban, South Africa
Being one of the largest aquariums in the continent, the Marine World of UShaka has 32 tanks that house almost every living creature of the sea: from sharks and dolphins to seahorses. Built underwater, this vibrant greenhouse has a popular restaurant with a large glass wall aquarium that is full of sharks.
7. Aquarium and Underwater Zoo of Dubai, Dubai, UAE
The Dubai Mall is one of the largest shopping centers on earth, with one of the most incredible aquariums in the world. It has 33 thousand copies. It is known to have the largest acrylic glass panel in the world.
8. L’Oceanografic, Valencia, Spain
If you are going to visit Valencia, then you should not miss this incredible aquarium located within the City of Arts and Sciences. This beautiful aquarium has the largest water reservoir in Europe and is home to more than 45,000 species of the marine world. You’ll be amazed at the striking architecture that welcomes you into this world of colorful creatures.
9. Shanghai Ocean Aquarium, Shanghai, China
It is one of the most impressive aquariums in Europe. This place has a significant amount of endangered species that represents a great attraction for visitors. The exhibitions are divided into nine different zones, such as Australia, China, etc., to represent the marine life of the different regions. The aquarium is also famous for its 155-meter long tunnel underwater, and it is the most extensive in the world.
10. Monterey Bay Aquarium, Monterey, California
This aquarium has two large tanks that are home to about 35,000 creatures of 600 species, including whales, sharks, wolf eels, sardines, jellyfish and more. One of the two tanks has one of the largest single-pane windows in the world.