Genoa Aquarium

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  • Address: Ponte Spinola, 16128 Genova, Italy, Genoa
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 07:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +39-01023451
  • Ticket Price: 24 EUR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Park, Zoo, Observatory, Aquarium, Entertainment, Leisure, Family And Kids, Nature

Genoa Aquarium - Review

No glorified fish tank, Genoa's bright-blue aquarium is one of the largest in Europe, with more than 5000 sea creatures, including sharks, swimming in six million liters of water. Moored at the end of a walkway is the ship Nave Blue, refurbished in July 2013 as a unique floating display, this aquarium will interest kids as well as adults. It contains 2,700 sq meters of exposition space and specializes in exhibits of coral reefs and a reconstruction of a Madagascan rainforest.

It was originally built to mark the 500th anniversary of Genoan sailor Christopher Columbus’s discovery of new world. The structure looks like a ship ready to head out to the sea and has beautiful exteriors along with interesting interiors. The Aquarium attracts 1.2 million visitors every here and a you have to find out why on your next trip to Genoa.

Don’t just fall for the name, Genoa Aquarium is not just another large water tank, but a case of gigantic proportions with thousands of aquatic animals calling it their home. Check our online ticketing portal for tickets of Genoa Aquarium and also if you wish to check Genoa Aquarium ticket prices. Genoa Aquarium tickets are available at the spot too but because of the high popularity of the aquarium there is a long line for tickets. Buy tickets for Genoa Aquarium online to avoid any time wastage and also get great offers in the process. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Genoa itinerary 1 day.

Genoa Aquarium Information

  • You can book your tickets online.
  • The aquarium has disabled access.

Genoa Aquarium Ticket Prices

  • Children have  concession in the entry fee.
  • School groups and a tourist group of more than 20 people can buy a concession ticket.
  • The ticket to the tropical garden has to be bought separately.

Genoa Aquarium Opening and Closing Hours

  • Opening and closing times are different for different months all round the year. Details are available at the official website of the aquarium.

How To reach Genoa Aquarium by Public Transport

  • Bus no 1,12 and 13 or taking a train up to St. George Station.

Restaurants Near Genoa Aquarium

  • Il Baluardo

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  • Genoa Aquarium Address: Ponte Spinola, 16128 Genova, Italy, Genoa
  • Genoa Aquarium Contact Number: +39-01023451
  • Genoa Aquarium Timing: 09:30 am - 07:30 pm
  • Genoa Aquarium Price: 24 EUR
  • Best time to visit Genoa Aquarium(preferred time): 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Genoa Aquarium: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Genoa Aquarium

  • 95% of people who visit Genoa include Genoa Aquarium in their plan

  • 81% of people start their Genoa Aquarium visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Genoa Aquarium

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

89.94% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Genoa Aquarium

People normally club together Staglieno Cemetery and Galata Museum Of The Sea while planning their visit to Genoa Aquarium.

People also prefer to start their day with Genoa Aquarium.

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Genoa Aquarium, Genoa Reviews

  • A wonderful and huge place with several amazing attractions, I specially like the shark and dolphin show rooms in which you can see through a curved glass that makes an amazing experience. The place is specially suitable for kids and families, the tickets may be a little expensive but the experience is worth the money. Pictures however might be a problem because of the light, you would get good pictures for the fish but your picture next to them will be dark as the light comes out of the fish tank. Wonderful, highly recommended.

  • Awesome aquarium! I thought price was little high at first but worth every euro. So awesome. Must check out. Especially on a hot day to get out of the sun and enjoy a great time. Can watch the dolphins for HOURS! So well trained.

  • Truly the a large aquarium. It is a walking distance from the main port of Genoa. It is a host for a large maritime life as well as some land dwelling animals (Boa, huge turtles..) You can expect to see many endangered species with information of their habitat, their current status and how to help them. On top of each hour there is a small dolphin show that is a must see

  • Amazing aquarium. My 1 year old daughter loved it. Honestly this aquarium greatly exceeded my expectations. Definitely worth a visit if you're in Genoa.

  • very beautiful and a must visit place in Genoa! it is one of the biggest aquarium that I've seen and it has almost all the sea creatures covered. The best part is the locality it is situated in! it is situated by the port or ship harbour and is a superb view at evening! but be careful not to roam on these streets of genoa after 8pm as it seemed very remote and dangerous to me

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