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“Fabulous Aquarium with young kids” 5 of 5 stars
Review of National Aquarium

National Aquarium
Avenida Espana No. 75, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
809-592-1509
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Ranked #26 of 108 things to do in Santo Domingo
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“Fabulous Aquarium with young kids”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We recently visited this aquarium and were shocked by how awesome it is with young kids. It is not big and fancy, but there is a lot there. It is semi outdoors on the Caribbean with city views of Santo Domingo behind. There is also a playground which was a massive hit with our kids. One area was jut awesome for our one year old which is not something we normally find. Amazingly good value

Visited December 2013
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“Worth a visit just for the view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

The aquarium itself is pretty simple and not particularly worthwhile, but there's a big garden on the back where you can get a great view of the Caribbean and the city of Santo Domingo that makes the trip worthwhile, if you have a couple of hours to spare.

Visited December 2013
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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“Underwater xperience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

i love it, everything i can i go, you can go with friends, family, girlfriend, and u will have an amazing tiime.... it just doesnt get old, the sharks tank has a tunel were u pass and i feel inside the water...amazing

Visited December 2013
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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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“Average. Nothing Special.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Good for kids. A bit boring for adults. It's just a lot of aquariums with fish. They did have some rays and nurse sharks.

Visited July 2013
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Bonaire
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“Still a place worth seeing”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Even if I come from an island with so much fish species I still enjoy the fish in this big aquarium. I've even been to the Ocean World Adventure park and it's a must to go seeing and do a dolphin program.(Puerto Plata)

Visited July 2013
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