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Haus des Meeres - Aqua Terra Zoo

Address: Fritz-Grunbaumplatz 1, Vienna 1060 , Austria (Mariahilf)
Phone Number: 1 587 14 17
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Ranked #32 of 230 Activities in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Hours:
Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Wed 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Varna, Bulgaria
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62 reviews 62 reviews
37 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

You can spend 1-2 hours in the Haus des Meers if you don't have what else to do. It is quite average, compared to other aquariums around the world. You'd better start from the top, take the elevator to the 10th floor where you can see the hammer-head sharks. You will also have a nice aerial view of Vienna. The... More 

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Stribro, Czech Republic
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

The Haus des Meeres is near to Mariahilferstrasse - easy to be found. There are 11 floor full of aquariums and tropical gardens. I can only fully recommend the visit.

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Nea Makri, Greece
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39 reviews 39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

It;s a large building with 9 floors full of sea animals and reptiles (and a few monkeys at the lower level) Iliked very much the snakes and the monkeys. ticket cost 15.8 euros

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We went there with our 3,5 year old sun who loved he place. The various floors are well organized and easy to access and the animals, fish and other species are really interesting to see and they are very well displayed. The food on the roof restaurant was really good and well prepared. The view was also very interesting. I... More 

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Lugano, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

The acquarium is definitely worth a visit. The acquarium, besides marine animals, also hosts birds, monkey and bats. I loved the shark tank and te bats area. The building also offers an amazing view of the city! Another reason to visit the acquarium is that it used to be a flak tower built during World War II. A great example... More 

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Thessaloniki, Greece
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

A ten floors building dedicated to the aqua world. The "jungle" section is very nice (3 floors with the view of Vienna behind)

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

When going to this building, i firstly would recommend starting from the top and going down. There is 10 floors in total. The first 2 are only time based floors if u arrive for an event etc. The first real floors to look at are at the time i was there....bare. A few were full but just as many had... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

It is a very interesting aquarium. Actually, it's a combination between an aquarium and a Zoo. They also have monkeys, and birds which fly near you like you are one of they own, they are not disturbed by your presence. I was very impressed, because I have never seen such a zoo before, a zoo where they simulate a tropical... More 

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This aquarium was very good considering it has been made from an old German bunkers left over from world war 2, was tiring climbing up all the stairs and was extremely hot but there are lifts there should you need them, the monkeys were also really cool and are open so you can almost pet them, great little cafe there... More 

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Bucharest
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105 reviews 105 reviews
52 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

It is a really outstanding aquarium/zoo. You can see free little monkeys, birds fly above your head, you can even pet fish! On the terrace you can take superbe panorama pictures of Vienna.

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