Atlanta Attractions – Georgia Aquarium

There are many great things to do in the city of Atlanta. One of the best and most popular attractions is the Georgia Aquarium. So what makes it so special.

The Georgia Aquarium is the worlds largest aquarium. It has over 8 million gallons of fresh and salt water and over 10,000 marine animals. The list of animals is extensive with over 500 different species. Among those are whale sharks, sea turtles, piranha and more. The different species are divided into many sections. You have a coldwater section with cold habitat species. You have a Georgia section with a variety of local animals. There is also an ocean section with some of the larger species of marine life. A river section with marine life from such areas as the Amazon and also a tropical marine life section.

When you are finished with the actual aquariums, visitors can make their way to the 4D theatre. Visitors can watch a 3D film with interactive seating that gives them a fourth dimension. Its a truly once in a lifetime experience that you will be talking about for days.

You can spend a great deal of time exploring the Georgia Aquarium. It is definitely a must see attraction. To get to the aquarium go to 225 Baker Street in Atlanta. Tickets are (including tax) $22.75 for adults, $17 for children and $19.50 for seniors. For more information and hours you can contact the aquarium at 404-581-4000.

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