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Aquarium Tropical de la Porte Doree

#159 of 1,120 things to do in Paris Features Animals
293 avenue Daumesnil, 75012 Paris, France
+33 1 53 59 58 60
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293 avenue Daumesnil, 75012 Paris, France
Bercy / Nation
+33 1 53 59 58 60
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Reviewed 4 January 2017

If you enjoy underwater live and are not looking for the biggest, the most dangerous or he most colourful fishes in the world you are in the right place. There is a lot to be seen and the descriptions are well made. With an entry...More

1  Thank MarcelGeiheem
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We came to visit the building mainly, but did enjoy the aquarium a lot. The incredibly coloured shrimp at the entry where the highlight for me

Thank Jurgen B
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We have visited some pretty cool and big aquariums so this one doesn't compare much. However if you have an hour to kill, on a rainy day for example, or/and if you want to show your kids something nice, it's a pleasant enough and relaxing...More

Thank Vithiet L
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We bought the combo ticket at Porte Doree that including the Immigration History Museum and the Aquarium. My son was a little bored in the Immigration museum but we were all impressed with the aquarium. The tanks at this aquarium are so well maintained with...More

1  Thank jelico8
Reviewed 2 November 2015

I have visited the aquarium at the Val d'Europe twice and I thought it was nice ..have heard many times in the past about the Porte Doree aquarium but always thought that it would be too small and not meeting up with expectations...Obviously, I was...More

2  Thank George19802013
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

I have a longer review in the palais de la Porte doree site however quickly I did enjoy this, excepting just a few of the tanks were too smal for some of the larger fish and eels in particular. Otherwise, nicely set out, didn't need...More

Thank karen m
Reviewed 6 September 2015

The outside architecture is outstanding! The building itself is. It's well organized, cheap, and has a lot of varierty of fish and reptiles. There's also a small museam upstairs and a large wall-painted salle which you can access with the same aquarium ticket. Don't forget...More

Thank Hsn24
Reviewed 24 July 2015

Way cheaper than cineaqua. Kids loved it. Quiet. Description only in french but that doesnt make visit less pleasant.

2  Thank dumaislaacis
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Nice surprice! The exotic aquarium has interesting species and beautiful aquaries. Also cheap, and definately good value for money. The setting in the Palace of Porte Doree is amazing. We and our kids (14, 17, 20) all enjoyed it.

2  Thank Ole_Gorm
Reviewed 11 July 2015

I went as a student there, so I didn't give a lot of money for entrance. A small aquarium with lots of fish to see..

1  Thank olgalia
Bercy / Nation
Nestled between the Seine, Bastille, and Père Lachaise
lies a peaceful side of town where wide avenues and
impressive buildings accompany green spaces and small
parks. Landscaped havens are plentiful, from the Bercy
Park to La Coulée Verte and most impressively the Bois
de Vincennes, which even contains a medieval castle on
its doorstep. For an escape from the masses head to
this calming neighbourhood where real Parisians make
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Does this attraction require a tour to be booked before going there? Will be visiting Paris in April. If I don't need to book a tour, how much would it cost for the Aquarium tickets? ...hoping that there wouldn't be a long queue. I also noticed that from the hotel we'll be staying in, the closest metro is St. Placide...when I downloaded a Paris Metro guide and entered a helping guide from St Placide to Porte Doree, half way we would have to stop at Porte D'Orleans(metro) and change journey to Porte D'Orleans T 3a (by Tram)...we have never journeyed by Tram in Paris (always by Metro). I guess there's no other way, right? Looking forward for some feedback. Thanks!
27 December 2015|
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Response from George19802013 | Reviewed this property |
Hello Coral84! No need at all for a tour to be booked...you will be able to wander around the aquarium with a lot off ease!You could also visit the new Paris zoo...a bit pricey but if the weather is nice you will enjoy... More