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Address: Area Porto Antico | Ponte Spinola, 16128 Genoa, Italy
Phone Number: 010/23451
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Above Average Aquarium

I went to the city's aquarium as I toured the port area. I loved Genoa because I was there for a tango festival. I expected the aquarium to be much bigger and to have many more... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

I went to the city's aquarium as I toured the port area. I loved Genoa because I was there for a tango festival. I expected the aquarium to be much bigger and to have many more grande scale exhibits, but there was only a few large exhibition tanks. IT says it it the largest aquarium in Europe, which I believe... More 

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

This aquarium is supposed to be the biggest one in Europe....well it might be the biggest one but I am a hundred per cent sure that it is not the best one....it has many tanks...precisely 70 but neverertheless most of them are really dirty and poorly decorated....for example the biggest of them all is the one with the Dolphins and... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

From jellyfish through dolphins to sharks, there is something here for everyone. Prices are reasonable. I would advise to go during International Women Day (8th of March) as then women get in at half price(talking from experience). Great fun for all the family!

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Milan, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

The Aquarium is one of the best and most famous attractions that Genoa has to offer. There's a lot of interesting and beautiful sea life, fish etc. to be seen in this place. Make sure you have enough time for your visit because the place is quite big.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We only stayed in Genoa for one night, and arrived to town a little earlier than expected. One of our kids had expressed interest in going to an aquarium, and I saw that this one was still open. We went on a Monday night, and we basically had the place to ourselves. The staff wasn't especially friendly, but that didn't... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We have been to a lot of aquariums from Florida to Lisboa and I have to say I was a bit unimpressed. While it wasnt terrible, the price for entry and what you get is not in line. Entry was close to 30 Euro a person. They did have some nice exhibits and there was a big variety but the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

If you are anywhere close to Genoa, pay a visit to this aquarium. There is a large variety of fish, and also dolphins and seals, and they all seem to be as healthy and well-treated as possible. The place is too crowded, though, and maybe a little overpriced: 24 euros per adult, for an experience that lasts about three hours.... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Definitely worth a visit, but the staff is not friendly at all. Most of the information at the ticketing is only in Italian. The woman in the lodge next to the entry, whose only mission is to help the visitors didn't even bother to answer our questions, but simply pointed with an angry annoyed face towards the Italian instructions. There... More 

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Wallingford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

As an adult, this would not be on my list of things to visit. However, traveling with two kids - 7 and 9 - and bringing them to enough churches and museums which they were not necessarily hot on, this was a welcome break for them. I had been many years ago myself. But they have done a lot to... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Just my husband and I walked up to get a ticket together because we could not book it online. We had no problem, barely waited to buy our ticket, and walked straight in around noon. The aquarium was packed with lots of kids, but we managed to read the excellent displays and see the animals well. The museum flows well... More 

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Additional Information about Genoa Aquarium

Address: Area Porto Antico | Ponte Spinola, 16128 Genoa, Italy
Phone Number: 010/23451
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Liguria  >  Italian Riviera  >  Genoa
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:30 am - 7:00 pm

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