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Sharjah Aquarium

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Address: Sharjah Al Meena St, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number:
+971 6 528 5288
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08:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 20:00
Fri 16:00 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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US$130.00*
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In my review from few years back I was very disappointed. Finally it was open and I was blown away. This aquarium is sitting on two different seas, variety of sea life to be... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Isidora M
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24 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

In my review from few years back I was very disappointed. Finally it was open and I was blown away. This aquarium is sitting on two different seas, variety of sea life to be seen, you can find out all the details about fish, there is access for disabled or mummies with strollers, elevator is available. In the price of... More 

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98 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

You want to visit an authentic aquarium representing UAE and the spirit of Sharjah, visit this set piece of architectural marvel perched in a quite and serene neighborhood of The Emirate. A living experience and a fantastic view of this emerging city

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Thank Ashok I
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

the place is good for kids visits where they can see the woter life, need more improvements, and more attractions.

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Thank Haider A
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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82 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have seen aquariums in many countries , so compared to them it's not the best in the world. Go there if you have time. Spacious and good if you are looking for some marine life.

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Thank Nisha J
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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66 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here more then once and always the kids are thoroughly entertained. The place is opposite the boat museum so its always great idea to couple both together

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Thank hmansoor
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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65 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit to this aquarium. It has easy parking and the price is reasonable. For the most part, the staff is very friendly. I the huge open tanks, we were able to watch a diver go about his work. He very much enjoyed all the attention! The size is perfect for small children - you're finished walking through... More 

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Thank Pam C
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

good aquarium, but of course at the Dubai Mall it will be more. but no need to travel far if you stayed in Sharjah

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Thank Игорь Б
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Must visit this place great for young children and family trip so many sea animals and get two attractions at one ticket price

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Thank Manish p
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

This definitely has a great value as its fee is reasonable (about $6.50 US for adults). It isn't the biggest aquarium, but it is nice and worth checking out.

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Thank jodaca9601
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Most of the residents must have never visit this place, and only when you get inside is when u realise it's worth it. Must visit.

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