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Aquarium de Lyon, Lyon

Categories: Zoos & Aquariums, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
1.8/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web
Forty tanks holding 10,000 L (2,600 gallons) of water are home to over 450 species of underwater life at Aquarium de Lyon. The aquarium includes the Shark Pit, a popular place where you can watch the sea’s greatest predators behind protective glass. Another popular section is “The Five Senses,” where you can reach your hand into the water and make contact with live sea creatures in a shallow pool. Using our international travel planner, Lyon attractions like Aquarium de Lyon can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Extremely disappointed. Activity not suitable for young children during staff absences a visit while the price is still substantial. However it is still a fun activity for young children.
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  • Starting from the cost is € 15.00 I must say that there is not much to see. There are different kinds of fish, but for anyone who has seen the Aquarium there is just no comparison. to understand is not even as big a quarter of our! If you have never seen an aquarium and want to take us kids would be fine as a first experience, but there is definitely better.
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  • Nice aquarium with good explanations. The negative side is the home of the girls in the shop which is non-existent and out smoking a cigarette while you wait at the checkout to pay. We have to ask people to the home to take care of us. It's a good thing they are competent and pleasant.
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  • At 15 euros for adults the price is a bit steep compares to some of the other great attractions Lyon has to offer. I would recomend this only if you are a big fan of aquariums, or if you are a family as a lot of the aquarium is geared towards children.
  • Great aquarium, the food bar was closed, I don't know why. The aquarium has some great fish to see and very helpful people who work there, mind that their English is not to great so bring a dictionary or use Google translate
  • A little out of the city. Weird location. The place is very family and child orientated and is not that big.
  • Better go there when kids have school ;)
  • It is true that the prices are expensive for an aquarium of this size, but we must also realise compared to other public aquaria, is that they are all close to the sea, which is not the case here, so a likely cause of such a price. It is necessary to be aware of the diversity of species that we can see in such a place that is Lyon and not for example to La Rochelle or St Malo. Certainly small but can not enlarge upon its position in the city
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