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Aquarium Donostia-San Sebastian

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Address: Plaza De Carlos Blasco Imaz 1, San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
Phone Number: +34 943 44 00 99
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Great Aquarium!

I came here with a friend and it took us about 1 1/2 hours to go through, I would allow more time if you like to read through all the history. This aquarium is good for all ages... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Justen78
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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I came here with a friend and it took us about 1 1/2 hours to go through, I would allow more time if you like to read through all the history. This aquarium is good for all ages as it has a lot of history about the fishing industry before you walk through and see the fish. It was a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

we visited this aquarium and it was open only at 10 am. as we was bit early we had a little walk on the clean and beautiful beach took some photos around. it was 12 euro for person and with the voucher from the hotel we got little discount. at the entrance the was a museum with all boat and... More 

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Thank sudumenike
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's very well laid out. You need to pass through displays showing information about the regions history in order to get to the fish tanks! You can't help but learn about the region. The display of the whale skeleton was amazing. The fish tanks are well organised with information in Basque, Spanish, French and English. There are benches available for... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have visited many aquariums and I would rank this one among the best. They offer tremendous historical and cultural context and the collection is terrific. Find the time to fit this in.

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Thank DrJRS
Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

perfect place to amuse the family for one and half of hour. Its surprisingly well arranged. Kids loved it. pity they don't have some family discount.

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

The aquarium is a must to visit if you are interested in diving and see life. It takes about an hour or hour and half. Just follow the arrows. Every part is interesting but the best part is the tunnel with sharks and different fish kinds are wondering at your side and above you. The ticket is 13 euros. Very... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Great for families. Wonderful historic perspective. All descriptions in multiple languages. Live aquatic life amazing.

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Monponsett
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Fun place to visit for all ages. You start with history and work your way to actual fish tanks. Huge middle tank with rays, sharks, turtles, eels, amongst other fish. There is a tunnel where they swim above and below you. Definitely a good place to visit

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Better than expected. Lots of history included which made the experience better for the older folks.

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Great aquarium on bottom floor but upper floors have very interesting historical and geological histories of area and of the local whaling and fishing industry. Fossils, scale models of ships, and lots more. Our daughter spent hours trying to touch the fish in the "petting zoo" area and especially loved watching the sting rays.

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