Aquarium Mare Nostrum, Montpellier

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#1 of 68 in Parks in Herault
Check out the world's oceans at Aquarium Mare Nostrum, a public aquarium with approximately 400 species. Stop by a wide range of exhibitions and interactive educational displays (even some tactile ones), as well as 33 basins holding some of the most exotic sea life in the world. Don't miss the giant octopus. A visit to Aquarium Mare Nostrum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Montpellier journey planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Small and expensive Aquarium which is rather reminiscent of an amusement park. It has unfortunately very few basins with fish. The basin that there are clean, have but little sand on the ground. It's not particularly nice when you can see the ground and for animals that are not very well dig in the sand.
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  • Very nice place. Kids love. Parents also haha. It's great to spend a nice time with your family and enjoy the different fish. I recommend.
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  • Great family activity. But nothing to do with the grau of the King. He is there not enough species of sharks or fish to discover.
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  • Good aquarium to bring young children to - there are English language signs as well as French ones. It wasn't crowded when we went in the morning - but by the look of the queue lines they have outside the building, I think they do tend to get very crowded at times.
  • Lovely aquarium not much to see but has a nice theme, the restaurant is decent but i recommend the nearby restaurants outside the aquarium
  • Very nice aquarium. Especially the big aquarium with shark's, manta's, and many others is a great view. You can have a nice afternoon here, kid's will have a great time gazing at all the fish and sea life in the different aquariums.
  • Excellent place for 3-5 year old children. We had a blast. Very nice shark tank.
  • Very nice Aquarium, good layout and lots to see, but a bit pricy

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Located on the picturesque southern coast of the country, Montpellier offers accommodations for every taste, from upscale hotels and self-catering apartments, to intimate inns and good-value hostels. Stay in the thick of things by booking your rooms at a stylish hotel right in the middle of the old town, noted for its sidewalk cafes, shops, and open-air markets. To enjoy Montpellier's charms without breaking the bank, consider staying at a boutique hotel just a short tram ride from the city center.
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