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The Italian Riviera Sights

Acquario di Genova

  • Zoo/Aquarium

Updated 03/30/2015

Fodor's Review

Europe's biggest aquarium, second in the world only to Osaka's in Japan, is the third-most-visited museum in Italy and a must for children. Fifty tanks of marine species, including sea turtles, dolphins, seals, eels, penguins, and sharks, share space with educational displays and re-creations of marine ecosystems, including a tank of coral from the Red Sea. An entire "Aquarium Village" has been created, which also includes a biosphere, hummingbird forest, and interactive submarine exhibit. If arriving by car, take the Genova Ovest exit from the autostrada.

Sight Information


Ponte Spinola, Genoa, Liguria, Italy



Sight Details:

  • €24 for adults, €15 for kids ages 4–12, free for children 3 and under. Aquarium Village tickets (for entrance to all attractions): €48 for adults, €29 for children 4–12, free for children 3 and under
  • Mar.–June, Sept. and Oct., weekdays 9–8, weekends 8:30 am–9 pm; July and Aug., daily 8:30 am–10:30 pm; Nov.–Feb., weekdays 9:30–9, weekends 9:30–8. Entry permitted every ½ hr; last entry 2 hrs before closing

Updated 03/30/2015


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