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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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great to visit with children.

we spent 1.5 hours in our first visit with children and it was not enough,next time we walked thrue all etaghes(levels) 3 hours and were very happy with it. little to warm in... read more

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

we spent 1.5 hours in our first visit with children and it was not enough,next time we walked thrue all etaghes(levels) 3 hours and were very happy with it. little to warm in tropic level.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really, really busy! There are 11 floors, I would advise starting at the top and working your way down and then you might not get stuck with all the crowds. It is really interesting and does have loads to look at but just too busy when we went

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Given its origin it has been very well thought out. the collection of various creatures was good and they were clean and well cared for. Close to a U - Bahn stop. If you get the chance visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The panda there are so friendly and cute. They let you pet them and feed them and tell them bed time stories. Unreal experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my favorite thing I did while in Vienna, and the best aquarium I've been to. And it's so more than just an aquarium. The tanks are so clean and beautiful. Definitely worth a visit :)

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Jerusalem
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You get to this building and you know that you are going to see an aquarium, but what an enjoyable experience! It is full of surprises, greenhouses, birds, small animals, and the views from the terraces! Even the trip in the glass elevator just to cross the aquarium with it! You may feel like a child and for sure you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best aquariums in Europe. Ideally located on 11 floors with unique architectural structures, the former anti-aircraft tower. Extensive and interesting collection of fishes, insects, animals and plants. The exposition is made with great skill. Two cafes and an observation deck on the top of the tower atane..walking distance from metro station. You need to visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As it is ten stories but narrow floor layouts, going when swarms of small kids are there is not particularly pleasant. Good points: observation terrace at top, kudos for running it on admission fees only and nice exhibits including tropic rainforest part. For an hour's visit, fine.

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Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect plan if you are with kids or if you are an animal lover! We really enjoy visiting this zoo and really like it when had the options to touch the fish or see the animals (monkeys, birds, bats... ) free around some areas. Also the rooftop is spectacular, there is one perfect to take pictures and the one on... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to spend two to three hours of your time and definitely worth it. Good display of exhibits especially the forest section where you can stand very close to fish, animals and birds. Close to U bahn station Neubaugasse and one of the high lights of our stay.

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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.