Aquatopia, Antwerp

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Aquarium · Hidden Gem · Zoo / Aquarium
Aquatopia was a popular educational attraction in central Antwerp, Belgium. It used to feature a set of aquariums, along with recreations of other marine habitats, including swamps, rain forests, river deltas, and coral reefs. Aquatopia also included a number of special exhibits covering sharks, nautilus, and mysteries of the deep. The multi-story attraction was located on Koningin Astridplein, opposite Antwerpen-Centraal railway station. It had 1,000,000 litres (220,000 imp gal; 260,000 US gal) of water.

Although the entrance to Antwerp Zoo is also located very close by, facing the same square (Astridplein), the zoo was not affiliated with Aquatopia.

Aquatopia closed on January 8, 2017.
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  • Beautiful complex with sharks, tropical fish, reptiles and super good snacks,Super-friendly staff, and always cared to perfection.Really sorry that the doors will never open again.  more »
  • This aquarium and terrarium is one hell of a relaxing place in the hectic Queen Astrid Square. During your visit you can discover the 7 worlds of Aquatopia. Some fish have the most unbelievable...  more »
  • It seemed a good idea to visit the Aquatopia as it was next door to our hotel but it was not really a good idea, especially as were are an older couple and the walkways are rather uneven in places...  more »
  • Fun to visit with children. They will have a great time. Don't expect to spend the whole day here, though. It's a rather small venue.
  • Nice place to go with kids. With glass tunnel through shark aquarium. Needs a refresh though
  • Great place. Better than expected. Kids have their eyes full of seastars
  • Excellent aquarium, with a lot of different atmospheres. Very interesting for kids
  • One of the most beautiful aquariums we have to offer in Antwerp!

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