Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 9.00 AM - 6.00 PM , Saturday: 9.00 AM - 6.00 PM , Sunday: 9.00 AM - 6.00 PM , Public Holidays: 9.00 AM - 6.00 PM
Vizhinjam Marine Aquarium, which was established in 1997, is situated at Vizhinjam, which is an important fishing port in Kerala. This aquarium showcases the rarest species of invertebrates and ornamental fish in the world. Managed by the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI), this aquarium houses crabs, squirrelfish, moon wrasse, clownfish and butterfly fish.
Visitors to the aquarium can also see lionfish, giant turtles, surgeonfish, triggerfish, piranhas and sharks. This aquarium has a pearl oyster, which can transform a mould of shell cement into a pearl by using the Image Pearl Production Technique. The aquarium is located around 1.3 km away from Kovalam, near Theatre Junction, and can be reached within 3 minutes.
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Located at Vizhinjam in Thiruvananthapuram, the aquarium has a good assortment of marine life like the seas-fish, eels, octopus, sea-lion, sea-horse, starfish, torpedo fish, stingrays, sharks, turtles, etc. Also the aquarium is famous for the unique pearl production technology which implanting moulds of different shapes made of cement into the pearl oyster and generating pearls in the shape of the molds in few months.
Great hotel near to Kovalam Beach. Beautiful view from the hotel room. Reception is unique and...Reviewed 3 days ago
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