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River Aquarium

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Address: Plaza Expo, 5, 50018 Zaragoza, Spain
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Must visit in Zaragoza

A very nice aquarium and although quite expensive (14 euros) it is worth every cent of it. You will see a lot of different tanks with not only fish but also reptiles, amphibians... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 4, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015

A very nice aquarium and although quite expensive (14 euros) it is worth every cent of it. You will see a lot of different tanks with not only fish but also reptiles, amphibians and some monkeys. Unfortunately it is so far from the centre and therefore not many visitors go there. It deserves more visitors.

Thank R0bert1979
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

This Aquarium was a bit difficult to find, but as the local justice courts are nearby there is a large Police presence and they are very polite and willing to help show you were to find the building. The Aquarium is in the old 2008 Expo site, and is great, we spent about 2 hours meandering through with a 4... More 

Thank Todd C
Poole, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Such an unusual find. Really unexpected find on the outskirts of Zaragoza. Really can't understand why it isn't promoted more. It's really incredible, amazing exhibits, nice staff, great value for money and practically empty!! If you are near the area, definitely take a trip to the Aquarium - and if you haven't already do them a favour and spread the... More 

1 Thank Richard S
Washington, DC
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Walk through the rivers of 5 continents and see the fish and animals! This place is fantastic for adults and kids. Go around 6 PM when most people are not there and you will have the whole place to explore without any crowds. Most exhibits at kid level which was great. Accessible by public transportation.

Thank SAABmom
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73 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

myself found it a nice experience but as others have said certain parts are dimly lit and not over generous on directions,not the cheapest of exhebitions but a good collection of species of fish.my partner was glad when we were back outside

2 Thank aud2
Ancona, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

There were a lot of families there (on a Sunday afternoon) and the children seemed to be enjoying it as much as the adults. People who suffer from claustrophobia should be aware that the path through the various sections and river-systems (Mekong, Amazon…) leads through a labyrinth of dimly-lit, badly-signed tunnels, where the air smells strange. I can't be the... More 

1 Thank ELear
Zonnebeke, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The aquarium was rather expensive, but they had beautiful fish and other animals (like little monkeys). We were alone in the aquarium. Just like the site of Expo 2008 the aquarium was abandoned. The big aquarium with the large fish was extraordinary! After your visit you definitely have to go to the top of the aquarium. The view over the... More 

2 Thank Tess D
Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

We entered the aquarium on a hot day after making a trip to the facilities of the 2008 Zaragoza Expo where the aquarium is located. With the Expo area practically deserted and our only company in the aquarium being a Spanish couple and their three children, we were only expecting a minor aquarium with mostly smaller fish and creatures, nothing... More 

2 Thank goingplaces171
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

My only surprise with this place is how quiet it was - they really need to sort out their marketing as it's superb, easily the equal of the likes of Valencia and Lisbon. It's well laid out and has some great species - not just fish but snakes, marmasets and otters too. The feeding fish for €1 was a nice... More 

1 Thank Phil T
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Great aquarium with exotic and very beautiful fish. An all weather experience. You can feed the koi, see snakes and apes but expecially all kinds of different fish.

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