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Aquarium of Genoa 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. Plan your visit to Aquarium of Genoa and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Genoa trip planner.
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The Aquarium of Genoa is the largest aquarium in Italy and one of the largest in Europe. It is located in the old harbor area of Genoa, and is home to a wide variety of aquatic animals, including...
The Aquarium of Genoa is the largest aquarium in Italy and one of the largest in Europe. It is located in the old harbor area of Genoa, and is home to a wide variety of aquatic animals, including... more »
Overrated aquarium, an horrible experience. All the fishes suffer too much. Dolphins are very sad. It should be closed forever!
Overrated aquarium, an horrible experience. All the fishes suffer too much. Dolphins are very sad. It should be closed forever! more »
Excellent aquarium. The layout and flow offer you different perspectives of the sharks, dolphins and seals at different points. The various world regions and animals are thorough. The location is easy and beautiful. A fun 2-3 hours. Buy tickets online through their official website and be careful of discounted sites.
Really great aquarium with beautiful exhibits and wonderful experiences for all ages. Book tickets in advance. Get there as early as possible if you'd rather not have too overwhelming a crowd. Not always convenient lifts/enough for strollers and accessibility.
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