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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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A Must-See In Vienna - SOS !!!

As long as you like wildlife, fishes, snakes, amphibians, birds and most of the living beings that can be found in the sea, crocodiles, monkeys and some serpents, you will be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

As long as you like wildlife, fishes, snakes, amphibians, birds and most of the living beings that can be found in the sea, crocodiles, monkeys and some serpents, you will be AMAZED here!!! There is a vast variety of livestock to see, admire & take-a-photo-of here! Only thing is, you can't use any Flash, but that won't pose any significant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

I think that this rates among the best aquariums that I have seen. There is a wide range of species on show including some non-aquatic ones. What a great way to use the otherwise difficult to demolish WW2 flak tower. The displays are cleverly laid out and a reasonable proportion of the information about the animals is in English as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

The building has ten floors and from the top one can get a relatively good view of Vienna. There were aquariums with sharks, jelly fish, huge crabs and snakes. There was a tropical area where one could get really close with the monkeys and see crocodiles. At the ground floor one could even pet the friendly cot fish;) Some floors... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

It has I think 10 floors (some floors are much smaller than the others) and the best floor is the the one with a huge aquarium with sharks and big turtles. You can take pictures there so I've made a beautiful video record. They have student prices which is a big advantage. You have to visit the top floor cause... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

Our granddaughter wanted to go, and we enjoyed it as much or more. The Flak tower setting from the second world war made it all the more interesting and the view from the top is great.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We visited the place with our 1,5 year old daughter who was thrilled watching the animals. Nice place for grown ups also. The building has eleven floors which is tricky if you have baby trollies with you - there's only one elevator and during rush hours this causes long wait times.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

My 2 girls (5 & 8 years old) had so much funs in aquarium! If you have extra time in Vienna, can consider to spend half a day in aquarium. Everything is fine, except the cafe! We took lunch in Cafe Sharky, it was a bit pricey & food is so so only.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Great experiences for children and also parents to see mainly real sea world. We appreciated to see monkeys and turtles who are able to freely move among visitors. Definitively recommended for children 3Y+

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

If you visit the Zoo before it, you'll probably be disappointed. It's good, but it's overpriced. For the same price you can have much much more fun in the Zoo instead.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We went to this aquarium and spend a few hours there, it is well maintained, the staff are very attentive and the place is clean and there is information everywhere about the animals and fish inside, if you have children then this is a must visit.

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Staying in Mariahilf

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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.