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Acquario di Genova, Genoa

(3.5/5 based on 9,500+ reviews on the web)
Acquario di Genova includes 70 tanks housing more than 600 different species of sea creatures, including dolphins, seals, sharks, and tropical fish. In the old harbor area of the city, the aquarium covers more than 3,100 sq m (33,000 sq ft) and welcomes more than 1 million visitors each year. Opened in 1992, the venue was built to celebrate the 500th anniversary of local sailor Christopher Columbus' discovery of the New World. Designed by Genoese architect Renzo Piano, the structure resembles a ship ready to head out to sea. Advance tickets are available online. Put Acquario di Genova into our Genoa trip generator and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Each visit is always fun, don't you ever get tired of it. This time we did the behind the scenes tour and recommend it because it's really fun.
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  • His reputation precedes him. We often hear of the Genoa Aquarium and how wonderful it is. Though you do not have full knowledge of how fantastic this place until you visit personally. Each tank was able to capture the attention of young and old. And each scenario is an opportunity to delve into a gorgeous habitat with aquatic inhabitants. Often we find ourselves unknowingly with moist eyes and mouth open. The dolphins, penguins and jellyfish.
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  • A great place and not just for the little ones, the tubs are stunning but the outside is very nice and well organized the galata museo del mare, submarines, biosphere, panoramic lift all wonderful I hope I haven't forgotten anything! Definitely return
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