Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo
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As we might all expect from a tropical sea-resort, Dubai as well has so much to offer for sea-lovers, outside the sea itself and the seafood. Dubai has numerous water parks, water theme parks aquariums, and dolphinariums all around town. As a centre of tourism and business in the region, the shopping possibilities of Dubai are close to unlimited. Dubai has been always trying to bring out the best out of everything on its hands. Therefore, they thought to unite the two - the unlimited shopping and the most beautiful in sight out of what the sea has to offer: the biggest aquarium in the world! The Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is in many ways the first of its kind. Here in Dubai, Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, as we can see of its name is the biggest and the most colourful as of its content of hordes having the most beautiful sea-fishes and other creatures living down there. Above all, this Zoo not yet created before.
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is located within the Dubai Mall, which is currently the biggest–ever shopping centre in the world, housing thousands of shops and other attractions as well. Within the Dubai Mall alone, we can find several examples of record-breaking efforts. The Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo can be found in the first two floors of this enormous Mall, with the Aquarium and Tunnel situated on the ground floor and the zoo-part one floor upper.
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo hosts over 33 thousand of sea animals, an incredible number of animals! For the Aquarium made specifically for these reasons, the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo earned the first place in the Book of Guinness World Records. The Aquarium made of acryl can resist to more than 10 tons (!) of water.
Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo divides into five main areas where one can be amazed by the more than beautiful sea-world. The first is the Aquarium, which, due to its great material and the many cleaners working there day and night, is clear and wonderfully transparent giving the greatest view to the thousands of the frisky fishes. The interesting point is that the huge aquarium of Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is not a closed attraction. All the visitors of the Dubai Mall can look at it from multiple floors. However, the best is to view it from close. This way, more people can get the temptation to take a visit to this magical place.
The next part of the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is its almost 50 meters long tunnel where one can feel that as if they are walking in water. Here are the bigger and more frightening fishes, sharks and rays. This is the best place to take hundreds of good sea-photographs. Then going to the second floor, we can find the huge underwater zoo, where one can learn so much of the sea-creatures and get to see them going through more natural zones of sea-world, for example the Jungle and Oven worlds. We can see just every residents of sea or river water from fishes to mammals.
There are many types of tours and shows as additional programs of the Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo. We could carry on with the listings of all the countless attractions within Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo, while the best to say is that one should definitely see the wonderful place that is the most suggested attraction for everyone who loves nature and animals. Dubai Aquarium & Underwater Zoo is open every day from 10:00 to 23:00 with the last show finishing around midnight.