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Aquarium de Lyon, Lyon
(1.7/5 based on 340+ 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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  • Aquarium from another time. Fish in a small aquarium, as at the time. A single large aquarium with sharks. Very nice staff. But for €15, admission is not top.
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  • If you read it as a must to see the falls. Sea life Blankenberge should certainly not under. The self-service was just closed and the indicated visit time knock you with ease.
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  • Tuesday, October 18, 2016, we booked by phone a visit to the Aquarium for Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 3.30 pm for 23 people after our dinner cruise on the Rhone and the Saone. By mail, we were asked to fill out a booking contract. We have completed and sent the contract that same day. Thursday, October 20, 2016, an employee without nom(ce doit être secret défense) of the reservation service we are asked by mail fill out a purchase order while we had not received the contract of reservation two days earlier. So I call this service to clarify that we have already completed a booking contract the 18octobre 2016. Reservation no.: 0072316 Date of visit: October 22, 2016 from 15:30 to 17:00 group leader: such JP: 04-73... 21 promotion Group free Aquarium: FR:GP:SL:Adulte 241,50 E 2 "" "" attendant grat Total visit TTC: 241,50 E 10/18/2016 read and approved signature I would point out that half of my address on the booking contract is incorrect. The employee who answers me tells me to provide a purchase order signed and dated with the amount of 241,50 E aujourd'hui(jeudi 20 octobre 2016), otherwise the Aquarium will validate my booking as specified in the mail. I tell this person that I filled a contract of reservation in good and due form 18/10 and we will pay the sum on arrival prior to the visit, but that I have no intention of wasting time for a useless piece of paper, while it had not been issued when booking 18/10 she says to absolutely this purchase order , and tell him that we do not validate this booking. I guess that the Aquarium is victim of its success and that he didn't need a group of 23 people, most of whom are Lyon. It seems to me that the anonymous person to the reservation service and management of the Aquarium must ask the right questions on how to treat customers. Jean Peyronnel
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  • 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
  • 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.
  • Better go there when kids have school ;)
  • A little out of the city. Weird location. The place is very family and child orientated and is not that big.
  • Pour les grands et les petits