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Address: Area Porto Antico | Ponte Spinola, 16128 Genoa, Italy
Phone Number: 010/23451
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Not only for kids. Just go there if you love nature

The Acquario has been changing a lot in the last years, and it has now reached the perfect stage. The ticket costs 24euro, which is a little too much, but it is understandable... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Milan, Italy
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Milan, Italy
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The Acquario has been changing a lot in the last years, and it has now reached the perfect stage. The ticket costs 24euro, which is a little too much, but it is understandable. Animals stay in huge aquarius and huge investments must have been made in order to make them live well. The aquarius has several areas, you can see... More 

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Pisa, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

choose the day of Easter, to go to the aquarium of Genoa, it seems absurd, but despite the endless line, especially for strollers, in about 15 minutes we were able to come and visit us in a spectacular dimension, for who is in Italy knows exactly we have wonderful things, Comele cities, and the many museums but probably, this place... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We visited the Aquarium on April 1st, it was mid-week and before the Italian schools were on holiday. We walked right in and had no problem with crowds. There were many school groups of children, but they were easy to move around. We were blown away by how every tanks allowed you to get close to the fish. I have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We went to the aquarium on Easter Sunday, so that may have contributed to the crowd. It was very busy. In many cases we could not see inside the exhibits and had to wait three rows back until others moved on. The specimens on display were beautiful and varied. The range of specimens was impressive. My kids enjoyed all parts... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

If you have ever been to any aquarium in the US, you will be disappointed with the Genoa aquarium! Plus it cost 24 euros a person.

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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We tried to visit the aquarium during a previous trip, but it was a Saturday, a public holiday and it was raining, so the queues were extremely long (several hours wait) and we gave up. This time we visited on a Monday afternoon and had the place to ourselves (almost). I particularly loved the penguins, but even more so the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A little bit high price (24Euro per adult) but it worth it since a lot of sea animals were available to see.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The aquarium is about 10 minutes walk from the port station. Turn right when you exit the port station. Buy an entrance ticket at the port station for the same price then you need not to stand in the queue for tickets at the aquarium. You will not necessary be allowed to enter on arrival since the number of people... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Beyond expectation. An hour train ride from Milan to see only this is totally worth it. Buy the standard ticket if you have only one day to spend in Genoa. The acquarium alone can take up to 3 hours not including sitting outside on the deck while enjoying your coffee overlooking the dock (or bay?!). The place is well maintained.... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Excellent facility, brilliantly presented with informative text in English. Visually stunning at times.Set aside three hours at least if you wish to read all the information boards and see the vast array of sea life. Quite warm inside. Poor cafeteria and quite expensive. but children will love this venue. great poor weather option.

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