The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta
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A must-sea in Atlanta. An inland ocean
When the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta opened in 2005, it was the largest in the world. (t’s now the second largest.) If you are spending time in Atlanta, even on a layover during holiday travel, make your way to the amazing exhibits in the Georgia Aquarium. Perhaps most prominent in the aquarium’s menagerie is the presence of whale sharks. The 6.3 million gallon tank that houses more than one whale shark—the world’s largest fish—was such a massive effort, the rest of the aquarium was designed around it.