Kuala Lumpur is the capital and most developed city of Malaysia. Serving as the hub of political, cultural and commercial activity of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur is a popular tourist destination in the Southeast Asian region. Kuala Lumpur is home to several amazing attractions such as the Petronas Towers, the KL Tower, Jamek Mosque, Petaling Street, and the Batu Caves. The luxury Ascott Kuala Lumpur offers a range of serviced apartments in Kuala Lumpur which are ideal for international travelers or vacationing families.

Located in the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC), just walking distance from the Petronas Towers is the Aquaria KLCC. As its name suggests, Aquaria KLCC is a state-of-the-art aquarium which offers its visitors an unparalleled marine experience. Spreading over a vast 60,000sq.ft, this aquarium is home to over 250 species of marine and amphibian life, which are displayed in a range of unique exhibitions and attractions.

Opened to the public in August 2005, the Aquaria KLCC has been a major tourist attraction since its inception. Operating with the intention of educating and promoting awareness to people about marine life, this aquarium is a great place to spend the day with your family and friends. The major highlights of Aquaria KLCC are its amazing and one-of-a-kind exhibits. These include the 90m Oceanarium underwater tunnel; home to many fish including Tiger Sharks and Manta Rays, the Rocky Shore Touch Pool; where you can touch crabs and starfish, The Electric Zone; home to electric eels of all shapes and sizes, the Shipwreck and Wave Tank; a realistic simulation of an actual shipwreck, The Coast; where you can learn about marine eco-systems, and the Deep Forest; which is themed after the Amazon. You will get a chance to see a wide range of fish and witness their mannerisms, and their feeding and interactive habits.

Aquaria KLCC is without a doubt one of the most exciting and intriguing attractions of Kuala Lumpur, so make sure you pay it a visit.

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