Fodor's Expert Review AquaDom & Sea Life Berlin

Mitte Zoo/Aquarium

These commercially run, giant indoor tanks showcase local marine life, beginning with the Spree River, moving on to Berlin's lakes, and then taking you from fresh- to saltwater. Waterfront city scenes are part of the decor, and gradually give way to starfish-petting beds, overhead tanks, and a submarine-like room. Don't come looking for sharks or colorful tropical fish: the most exotic creatures here are perhaps the tiny sea horses and spotted rays. The aquarium's finale is the Aquadom, a state-of-the-art glass elevator that brings you through a silo-shaped fish tank to the exit. Young children love this place, but the timed wait for the elevator can be frustrating for all ages. Be prepared for a line at the entrance, too.

Zoo/Aquarium Family

Quick Facts

Spandauer Str. 3
Berlin, Berlin  10178, Germany

030-992–800

www.sealife.de

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: €17.95, €11.50 online/in advance, Daily 10–7; last admission at 6

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