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Haus des Meeres - Aqua Terra Zoo

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Address: Fritz-Gruenbaum-Platz 1, Vienna 1060, Austria
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Great Use of Historic Site

One of my favorite details about this aquarium is the history of the building. Not only is it fun to see the inside, but if you go all the way to the top you have an amazing view... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of my favorite details about this aquarium is the history of the building. Not only is it fun to see the inside, but if you go all the way to the top you have an amazing view of Vienna. Also, you could choose to rock climb on the outside of the aquarium.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

More than 10.000 animals are shown on an area of 5.000 m² in the Haus des Meeres - Aqua Terra Zoo! In the section for terrarium animals you see crocodiles, poisonous snakes, constrictor and saurians. The main attactions of the tropical seawater section are the huge fish tanks, the sharks, sea turtles, many different corals, as well as gorgeous fish.... More 

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Ploiesti, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely, one of the most beautiful aqua zoos in Europe. Spent a day here and we did not want to go out. Amazing!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The ques are long, but it is really great to go and see this aquarium, my girls love touching the star fish and the baby monkeys at the top are just too cute, and adorable, it is really a great place to visit, near mariahilferstrasse, they have upgraded the building, one of the best kids attractions in Vienna, when we... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

You MUST visit this for REAL... a Big place with a lot of beautiful places and animals in a nature. Visit this for real

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Aqua Terra zoo is in a building of 10 or 11 floors and the entrance is 18 euro per person. If you are planning to visit the Zoo then is not worth to visit the Aqua zoo. In general the aqua zoo is very interesting. You will see some very weird and unique sea animals.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first surprise is the tower that is Haus des Meeres, the sea aquarium reaching to the sky in the middle of Vienna. For the ideal experience, go to the top story and then walk down past the different sea environments. Especially the big, multi story basin is impressive with larger sea creatures.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Impressive, except there are fish and reptiles in the museum. The ticket price is good. A wonderful experience. Also from its roof terrace has stunning views. Do not miss it!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has an amazing collection of snakes such as the Cobra, Mambas (green and black), Gaboon viper, Rattlesnakes... they also have an impressive collection of Sharks and othet animals. The rooftop offers a nice view of Vienna and this place can be easily reached from the City center via Stephansplatz.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we've been to different aquariums, we enjoyed Haus des Meers a lot !! It has really rich collection of inhabitans - lots of fishes and other sea creatures, snakes, lizards, insects and even small lovely monkeys that runs around freely. We saw some creatures we hadn't seen enywhere else - that was extremely interesting and informative. There are very... More 

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Vienna’s sixth district hosts high street shopping heaven and pedestrian area Mariahilfer Strasse. The weirdest local building is probably the city aquarium Haus des Meeres, housed in one of Vienna’s six remaining World War II defense towers, and topped with a rooftop bar that offers stunning views over Vienna and the centre. One of the most historic sites in the area is the passageway of 18th century Raimundhof with its small shops and cafés. It leads from Mariahilfer Strasse to Windmühlgasse. For a glimpse into the world of early 19th century theater, visit Semperdepot, the former depository for theatre decoration, which now hosts art exhibitions and fairs.
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