Top 15 Famous and Renowned Aquariums in India

Aquarium is actually a fish tank where marine plants,animals and creatures are kept and displayed through glass or high-strength acrylic. Fishkeepers use Aquarium to keep fish, turtles, aquatic reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates with water dwelling plants.

Birsa Munda Aquarium, Ranchi


Bhagwan Birsa Biological Park of Ranchi recently inaugurates a large fresh water aquarium in the premises. Ranchi aquarium is home to exotic varieties of fishes along with amphibians and invertebrates. Image source- hindustantimes

Aquarium Bagh e Bahu, Jammu

The Bahu Fort Aquarium in Jammu city has India’s second largest underground aquarium named as Bagh-e-Bahu Aquarium. The underground aquarium on the bank of tawi river is one of the largest underground aquarium in the country.

Taraporewala Aquarium, Mumbai


Taraporewala Aquarium located on Marine Drive in Mumbai is the oldest aquarium in India and one of the major tourist attractions of Mumbai city. The renowned aquarium hosts many species of marine and freshwater fishes including Butterflyfishes,Damselfishes and Angelfishes.

Government Aquarium, Bangalore

Bangalore Aquarium is the second largest aquarium in India, located at the entrance of Cubbon Park. The Aquarium has 83 large fish tanks with species on display include eels, angelfish catla and mahseer.

The Aquarium, Portblair

Marina Park and Aquarium in Port Blair is located at Delanipur and houses various collections of fishes, corals, shells and different species of marine life.

Marine Aquarium, Digha

The Marine Aquarium and Research Centre at Digha was set up to create awareness programme about the marine creatures. Marine aquarium offers a unique facility to show case many species of saltwater and freshwater marine life.

Zoo Aquarium, Nandankanan

Nandankanan Zoological Park in Bhubaneswar is the most famous zoo in India and first zoo to join Zoos and Aquariums association. Nandankanan Zoo Aquarium house wide variety of fishes and aquatic plants.

Sea World Aquarium, Ramanathapuram


The sea world aquarium is located opposite to Rameswaram Bus stand in Pamban Island and host fishes tanks for variety of sea creatures like octopus, lion fish,Sea squid, Lobsters and Prawns.

Marine Aquarium and Museum, Ratnagiri

The Marine Aquarium and Museum of Ratnagiri is located at Pethkilla and has some rare and unique specimens of Sea horse, Sea cucumbers, Star fish and sea snakes.

Neyyar Dam Aquarium, Trivandrum

Neyyar Dam Aquarium set up by the fisheries in the premises. The Aquarium, dam and Neyyar Wildlife Sanctuary are popular picnic spot in Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala.

Datda Sea World, Mount Abu

Datda Sea World Museum in Mount Abu is located near Nakki Lake and one of the largest aquarium in India with wide collection of fishes and Sea shell display in museum.

Marine Aquarium, Chennai

Marine Biology Regional Centre in Chennai was established to provides an excellent opportunity for tourist to know more about marine life in their natural habitats.

Jagdishchandra Bose Aquarium, Surat


Jagdishchandra Bose Municipal Aquarium is located in the Pal area of Surat and first multidisciplinary underwater aquarium in India. The aquarium was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and home of more than 100 species of fish.

Varkala Aquarium, Thiruvananthapuram

Varkala Aquarium in Thiruvananthapuram is the largest Aquarium in Kerala and home to large variety of marine animals and aquatic life.

Matsyadarshini Aquarium, Visakhapatnam

Matsyadarshini Aquarium of Visakhapatnam is a public aquarium and one of the most famous tourist attractions of Vizag. The beautiful aquarium has countless species of marine fresh and salt water creatures along with aquatic plants.

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