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Acuario de Gijon, Gijon

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Zoo / Aquarium
Explore a dozen different marine ecosystems at Acuario de Gijon, just off the promenade of the Playa de Poniente. Focusing on fresh and saltwater environments around northern Spain, the aquarium also offers exhibits on diverse places like the Caribbean, the Red Sea, and the Indian Ocean. The 60 aquariums here are home to marine life including loggerhead turtles, bull sharks, and penguins. You can even touch starfish, sea cucumbers. and more pool-dwelling creatures in a special section. Try to catch the documentary, too. Using our custom trip planner, Gijon attractions like Acuario de Gijon can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We spent a few hours here in awe of all the different species they had. Definitely if in Gijon this is a must see! Really well put together aquarium.  more »
  • Great place for a family day out. Lots to see and tickets include lunch. Situation right on the coast, so easy access to the beach and water straight after. Pros - location, staff, price and animals C...  more »
  • superbe aqumeram well worth a visit, I love these places seeing the fish swimming by is just fantastic. its a good size with an out door area for seals.  more »
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  • Small but cheaper than most aquariums so worth a visit. Good variety of marine life.
  • Best. Aquarium. Ever. I would literally travel to Asturias again just for this aquarium. so interactive, it blew me away.
  • Not worth the money. Small and cheap. Bot impressive.
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  • Amazing place, otters are super cute!

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