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La Biosfera

Ponte Ambrogio Spinola SNC, 16128, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 234 5659
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Waste of €5

I struggled to make my visit last longer than 5 minutes but having walked round twice I gave up. 1... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2016
AEWPoole
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Poole
via mobile
Waste of money

I would add a waste of time also, but it took us only 3 minutes to walk arround. Unless if you are... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2016
Nik1980
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Athens, Greece
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  • Excellent6%
  • Very good9%
  • Average27%
  • Poor39%
  • Terrible19%
12 Jun 2016
“Waste of €5”
25 Mar 2016
“Waste of money”
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Ponte Ambrogio Spinola SNC, 16128, Genoa, Italy
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+39 010 234 5659
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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

I struggled to make my visit last longer than 5 minutes but having walked round twice I gave up. 1 parrot, 5 or 6 ibises and a few fish. No butterflies that I could see.

2  Thank AEWPoole
Reviewed 25 March 2016

I would add a waste of time also, but it took us only 3 minutes to walk arround. Unless if you are a botanoligist the place has nothing to offer.

Thank Nik1980
Reviewed 23 March 2016

Mail in Porto Velho in the Aquarius Village, the biosphere is a glass structure and futuristic steel designed by Renzo Piano, with a diameter of 20 meters and a weight of 60 tons. The biosphere is a garden of the residence from plants and tropical...More

Thank Rijards
Reviewed 26 February 2016

once you go in you are greeted by a sweet parrot(my opinion is the highlight of this attraction)the remaining attraction is nothing special.

1  Thank Antonella02311
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We visited the tiny biosphere because we bought the 5 attraction pass of the Genoa harbour. As others have said, it is very small and only takes a few minutes to go through. If you have the same pass, go, it's still worth it, but...More

1  Thank 1canadianbear
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Throughout the world there are some very good projects with protecting plant species. But this place I can only assume is an extension to a larger project that is not open to the public. You walk around the circular path and before you know it,...More

1  Thank N76L81
Reviewed 4 September 2015

It costs 5EUR for an adult and 3,5 for a child. The whole attraction takes 30 seconds to walk around. There's virtually nothing there -a few plants, one big parrot, a few red ones sitting high in the branches and 1 tortoise. A complete rip...More

2  Thank Aleksandra_Anna
Reviewed 18 September 2014

It is just a time pass thing nothing much to see inside, 5 min total visit time. Better see the surrounding places at Porto Antico.

1  Thank Harvinder_Bangalore
Reviewed 28 January 2014

It took us less than a minute to walk around this attraction. There were NO piranhas, and we saw about 4 ibis and a tortoise. Shocking.

Thank jean-s
Reviewed 1 September 2012

A glass and steel sphere where you can see some tropical plants,a few birds and some turtles and piranha fishes.A similar(but it seemed bigger to me) structure is in Valencia at Oceanografic.

Thank zuv
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