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Genua Aquarium Genova

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last update on 31 May 2017
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Child €15
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The aquarium of Genua is the second biggest aquarium in Europe just behind the one in Valencia and offers many spectacular insights on the life underwater.


The aquarium holds overall 70 exhibition tanks, 15 000 animals out of 400 different species and has an expanse of 9700qm. Experience all kinds of fish, sea mammals, reptiles, amphibians and birds.

At the new Cetaceans Pavillion you will be able to enjoy up to 10 dolphins within four outdoor tanks. Furthermore at Nave Italie there is a vicarious rain forest and freshwater habitat, where you are welcome to interact with the fish.


At Genua Aquarium you will explore the earth's underwater world and its animals like sea cows, seals, penguines, jelly fish, dolphines, sharks, sea turtles and antarctic fish, as well as colourful fish from the coral reefs.


The tour takes approximately 2 hours.

Historical Information

The aquarium in Genua is the second largest aquarium in Europe. It was founded in 1992 and was constructed by the architects Renzo Piano and Peter Chermayeff.

How to get there

By car:

Take the highway Strada Statale 1 and take the exit Genova-Ovest. Then continue about 2km until you reach the parking lots of the aquarium.


By subway:

Closest subway station is „San Giorgio“ towards De Ferrari.


By bus:

Busses 1, 12 and 13 stop right in front of the aquarium.


Acquario di Genova
Area Porto Antico - Ponte Spinola
Phone+39 010/2345678
Fax+39 010/256160
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