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Haus des Meeres - Aqua Terra Zoo

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Address: Fritz-Gruenbaum-Platz 1 | 1060 Vienna, Vienna 1060 , Austria
Phone Number: +43 1 5871417
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Nice way to spend a rainy day

Each floor contains different species: Insects, fishes of different size, reptiles, birds and monkeys. On the last floor there is a cafe with a very nice view. Important to know... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Each floor contains different species: Insects, fishes of different size, reptiles, birds and monkeys. On the last floor there is a cafe with a very nice view. Important to know is that the discounts for students and seniors are valid only from Monday to Friday. We recomand to visit it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

A ten storey building with several rarely seen species, large aquariums (one of them is two storey high) with small sharks. Intersting for kids as some aquariums can be seen "from inside". On a higher level there is a small "jungle" with small monkeys, birds and turtles running free. Corridors are rather narrow, so some "traffic jams" can be occured.... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Wonderful Building, a little disapointing, I felt that there were too many snakes and not enough fish.

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

It brings me joy that you can touch the kois in the lobby and the area for crocodiles, monkeys and birds is so animal-friendly. Wear good shoes, take the stairs up and go from there. I appreciate the details and looks they have put into this. Very recommendable!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Great with children. Also for adults. Totally worth the price. Great aquariums, amazon garden with animals. Hours of fun. Very beautiful cafe on the top of the building with exciting view of Vienna.

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laxenburg, Austria
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57 reviews 57 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We have an annual pass because you can never get bored of HausDesMeeres. In the middle of continental Europe, in the middle of a city, in a high rise - it is really unique to be able to be able to walk in a jungle with monkeys jumping around you, with tropical birds flying by you; with seeing sharks swim... More 

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Pakostane, Croatia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Interesting but crowded place (in saturday morning). Tickets are expencive for a few animals and several aquariums. I recommend coffee or beer from the top of the building (12 floor). One of the best things is that you make real contacts with monkeys and some exotic birds.

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I have been visiting the 'Haus des Meeres' since I was a small nipper. In those days it was a dark narrow place, one of the air defence FLAK towers built for the 2nd WW so strong that it cannot be destroyed or demolished. It contained some aquariums with some exotic fishes , snakes and some sharks (which were not... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The best part of the aquarium, from our childrens' perspectives, was the tropical, open area with monkeys. They have the average normal fish exhibitions that you find in most aquariums, but nothing special. The best part of this facility is the actual building and its historical significance and the overlook on the top floors. I was specifically disappointed when we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This aqua park is impressive on the exterior. You can visit the roof for a view to the nearby city area. Start your visit from top-bottom as you gradually climb down the stairs to view it all. It maintains a wide variety of sea life from sharks to jellyfish well presented and appealing to children.

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Address: Address: Fritz-Gruenbaum-Platz 1 | 1060 Vienna, Vienna 1060 , Austria
Phone Number: +43 1 5871417
Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Mariahilf
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 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 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 11 - 11

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Mariahilf
Vienna’s sixth district hosts high street shopping heaven and pedestrian area Mariahilfer Strasse. The weirdest local building is probably the city aquarium Haus des Meeres, housed in one of Vienna’s six remaining World War II defense towers, and topped with a rooftop bar that offers stunning views over Vienna and the center. One of the most historic sites in the area is the passageway of 18th century Raimundhof with its small shops and cafés. It leads from Mariahilfer Strasse to Windmühlgasse. For a glimpse into the world of early 19th century theater, visit Semperdepot, the former depository for theater decoration, which now hosts art exhibitions and fairs.