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Address: Area Porto Antico | Ponte Spinola, 16128, Genoa, Italy
Phone Number: 010/23451
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Enjoyed very much of the aquarium as there's many interesting species and a very well constructed tour! Worth a visit!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Singapore, Singapore
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New York City, New York
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126 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've been at the Aquarium in Genova many times since 1992 the year when it was opened. Every time is new adventure since they add new fishes and new " experiences" every month. The Porto Antico area is one of the most impressive example of re-adapted area from sea port to attraction with many beautiful things to see and do.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed very much of the aquarium as there's many interesting species and a very well constructed tour! Worth a visit!!

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this attraction from our cruise ship, easy walk from the port.Very good aquarium although entrance fee is quite expensive. Lots of very large tanks with Sharks, Dolphins, Seals and Manatees which show off the animals to their best. Most of the descriptive signs were in English as well as Portuguese so we were able to make the most... More 

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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to San Diego aquarium and Monterrey aquarium and was really excited to go to this one. The variety of specimens are huge and the tanks look clean and well kept. One thing really shocked me, the dolphin show was so depressing, they are kept on a really small tank. I just walked pass through that part. I think... More 

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Munich, Germany
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49 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The largest in Italy, it takes your breath with it`s size and a great diversity of species. It took us about 2 hours and a half to see it and it`s not really enough, as we didn`t pay attention to everything in details.

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Genoa, Italy
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an amazing aquarium with hundreds of species of fish. During the weekend it gets a little bit crowded and I recommend you visit it during the weekdays if you can. The normal ticket is 24Euros and I can say it is worth it totally. The shark tank, dolphin section and the penguin section are the most amazing parts... More 

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Baden, Switzerland
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66 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Many things to see and to discover, a huge variety and different under-water scenery, things to learn about the water-world and the environment This was an interesting day spend and we will certainly re-visit when we have a chance to do so.

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

October 24th 2015, I saw my first Manatee, 4 or 5 infact including a baby, amazing. Pretty good aquarium all round.

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Munich, Germany
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The internet ratings claiming this aquarium to be one of the biggest and best might be not up to date. With 25€ as adult entry it is related to others like Lisbon far overpriced. Apart from the smaller exhibits sharks, manatis, seals and finally dolphins are shown. But especially the tanks of the sharks and dolphins shown in poor custody... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

For anyone of any age visiting Genoa then this spectacular Aquarium is a must....I am not a fan of animals in cages nor of fish being anywhere but the sea...however this is really special. Huge tanks with viewing above and below allow perfect observation of all that is on offer. The special attraction is undoubtingly the Manatees that have even... More 

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