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Address: Area Porto Antico | Ponte Spinola, 16128 Genoa, Italy
Phone Number: 010/23451
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This well presented aquarium is one of the best we have seen. Excellent layout, very educational and entertaining. Highly recommended for families as children and adults will gan... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Melbourne Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

This well presented aquarium is one of the best we have seen. Excellent layout, very educational and entertaining. Highly recommended for families as children and adults will gan from the visit.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

It is a quite ordinary acquarium experience without anything new or interesting if you have already seen others. It is too big so the visit takes at least 2 hours passing in front of huge tanks. It was not only boring but also sad for me to see the fish (especially the big ones) in tanks so I couldn't wait... More 

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Baar, Switzerland
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Unless you're really into sea-life, I'd recommend leaving out this attraction. We had to wait about 20min to even get a parking. Once inside, most of the aquariums hosted a huge crowd in front of them. A few displays are great, but not worth the hassle. Recommendation: book a boat trip instead, you have a good chance of seeing dolphins... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW via mobile

Such a fun and positive experience for kids of all ages and also for their parents! We all loved the Dolphins and the Penguins ;)) Fun, fun, fun!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

I love to visit the aquarium in genova because it's full of varieties of sea animals with a description of each one. I've been here already 12 times and any time I learn something new about the underwater world. It's nice to go in couples or with family because also de kids can enjoy the experience ( you can guess... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

we arrived on a friday morning & found hordes of people going in . a good many school parties & day trippers , judging by the buses parked in the area . we decided this was not a good idea & came back later in the afternoon . that was much better . school parties & the buses had all... More 

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Bruselas, Bélgica
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

I am not a great fan of aquariums (as it turns out), but this one was pretty good. I would just advise to go there if your kids are of school age. I think that pre-schoolers quickly lose interest in fish and the visit quickly becomes a waste of good money. Overall, the aquarium was pretty nice with some interesting... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Impressive attraction ! Many different creatures in conditions, which are close to the wild ! Fantastic experience ! Very well organized.

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Mayfield Heights, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I was looking for something to do while I was waiting to check in to my hotel which was near the aquarium. The aquarium is huge and has a large amount of different types of animals including manatees, sea lions, penguins and lots of dolphins. The information on the placards is in English as well as Italian. Well worth the... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

maybe we're spoiled in the united states, but this was the only thing that i did during my four days in genova that i wish that i hadn't....not worth the money.......

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