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The Acquario di Genova was built on the occasion of the Expo ’92, a celebration of the fifth centenary of the discovery of the New World by Christopher Columbus, with the intention of restructuring and enhancing an area full of history and...more
There is a lot to walk and to learn. You can see plenty of fish with name and description. An interesting picture of marine wildlife that can teach a lot about the sea life. The most attractive point is the dolphin area, and you can...More
Visited the Genoa aquarium at the end of our cruise, having heard it was the largest in Europe and we were not disappointed. Having been to Barcelona Aquarium earlier in the week just showed how much better the living conditions were at Genoa. Viewing windows...More
The Genoa Aquarium is right next to the NH Genoa Marina Hotel where we stayed. It is bright blue and a structure like to seabed or the bottom of a blue ocean tanker. It hosts a huge variety of sea life ranging from dolphins, penguins,...More
Overall excellent experience, which should please both adults and kids.
- beautiful tanks with everything from jellyfish to sharks
- good location in the harbor
- dolphin show not as spectacular as similar types of aquariums
- could feel expensive for larger families
One of the better aquariums I've seen.
Maybe not that modern-looking, but filled with great species in spacious water-tanks. Ticket is not cheap, but in my opinion it's worth it.
Having been to the Boston Aquarium (great), Ripley's here in Toronto (underwhelming) and the two Aquariums in Japan (Okinawa and Osaka, both the best ones), I had a pretty good idea of what to expect from the Acquario di Genova; it did not disappoint.
This is a fairly large Aquarium with quite a few impressive exhibitions of sea life. While it is larger than most aquariums, my feeling is that the ones in Baltimore, USA and in Monterey, USA have more of the Wow factor. Still, this aquarium is...More