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Aquarium, Laboratoire Arago

Avenue du Fontaule, 66650 Banyuls-sur-mer, France
04 68 88 73 39
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Type: Aquariums
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English first
Chapel-en-le-Frith, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We really enjoyed this very interesting aquarium and our visit lasted nearer an hour than 10 minutes. If you take the time to look carefully in each tank there are many interesting and unusual creatures there. There are labels in several languages, explaining about the creatures and their importance to the area and the general environment. Yes, the tanks are... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

The Laboratoire Arago Aquarium at Banyuls sur Mer is quite small and probably not changed a great deal in 30 years. Also, it is probable that some of the fishy specimens have enlarged since they were placed in their tanks without anyone noticing and in some cases, they lack serious space for movement. Accepting these criteria to be far from... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012 via mobile

after reading the reviews for the aquarium in various well known guide books i opted to visit it during a rainy day on holiday...bad mistake...it is sutuated in the supposedly quaint little town of Banyuls on the French/Spanish border where there is nothing remotely quaint or authentic...the aquarium itself is situated in the large university building on the seafront which... More

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