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Acquario di Genova, Genoa
(3.5/5 based on 9,000+ 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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  • They say that it is the largest aquarium in the Mediterranean, and the largest in the world. In my case I am a sympathizer of the aquariums, should recognize that is shocking. Your travel with peace of mind is of approximately two and a half hours. It has water species marine and freshwater of all parts of the world. The large species, including dolphins, sharks, fish hammer, seals, etc. them may be from surface, and also from the bottom because large tanks, are large fish tanks. The different decorations form the necessary habitat for each fish. It is very difficult to describe an educational show of this magnitude; It is necessary to attend.
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  • We reported our baby to see the Aquarium. The large tanks and cetaceans are always exciting. Very funny penguins and seals! It is always a spectacle for young and old!
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  • A magical location for children who can see and even touch some sea inhabitants. Wonderful manatees, as well as dolphins and a thousand other species housed. See the surprise and the joy in the eyes of children makes it a magical experience.
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