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Haus des Meeres - Aqua Terra Zoo

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Intesting for the kids,nice view from the roof

Intesting for the kids,nice view from the roof.We went with the kids and they love it.The animals... read more

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dloukidis
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Serres Region, Greece
100s of sea-lifeforms in a adapted historic military ambient

They have beautiful creatures in every size in huge basins. Some are also touchable and children... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alexander_Astrid
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Vienna, Austria
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Fritz-Gruenbaum-Platz 1 | Esterhazypark / U-Bahn Linie 3, Station Neubaugasse, Vienna 1060, Austria
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Reviewed yesterday

Intesting for the kids,nice view from the roof.We went with the kids and they love it.The animals there are not only from the sea.You will see also monkeys ,snakes.....whatever you can imagine.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dloukidis
Reviewed 3 days ago

They have beautiful creatures in every size in huge basins. Some are also touchable and children friendly presented. You step up several floors and at the end you reach a platform for tremendous view above historic vienna - and - You can get a cup...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Alexander_Astrid
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The “HDM" is a great place to visit for every age. They have exotic animals as well as all kinds of see animals from all over the world. The greatest thing about the HDM is, that they are constantly trying to breed seahorses which are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago

On a recent trip, I broke away from the crowd I was with to visit this place. It is really nice. Very family oriented. An interesting structure, it is actually housed in a air raid warning building left over from WWII. But the way that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rit4CR
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

suitable for children, a bit crowded but still very nice experience; we stayed there almost 2,5 hours

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not your average aquarium, brilliant exhibits, massive and active snakes, amazing monkeys, cannot fault them place, all this built into an ex world war anti aircraft defence structure

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

Very old aquarium. My child of 8 year old liked it a lot. But me having seen aquariums in other places - not impressed. It is much smaller that we thought after reading “11 floors”. In fact, on some floors you only get once small...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

My reviews are usually 4 or 5 stars, but in this case I am sorry that I have to give this attraction 2 stars. The only thing that was good and interesting was the jungle section. Well done. Sharks are quite small and we were...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Skye7474
HansMeer, Geschäftsführer at Haus des Meeres - Aqua Terra Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Ivana M. Sorry that we did not meet your expectations. But to explain the situation with the online Tickets, you bought them not an the Haus des Meeres site, you bought them over a third party company witch has no contract for a fastlane...More

Reviewed October 30, 2018

This is well worth a visit. The highlight is probably the rainforest area, and the turtle is very impressive too. There is more variety than you’d expect for somewhere called an Aquarium, as there are lots of reptiles (including a huge boa constrictor), insects, fish...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We enjoyed the visit and it was enlightening .Kids are fascinated by the animals .There are 11 floors if I’m not mistaken and each is more interesting than the other .

Date of experience: September 2018
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Mariahilf
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
...More
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Alexis M
June 11, 2017|
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No, there are no dogs allowed! They have free running monkeys and birds, that´s the reason why!
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Tripadvisor is not meant to accurately keep track of commercial attraction pricings - its a review/advisory site and not affiliated with the attractions. Hotels tend to affil with TA due to extensive exposure, i wouldnt look... More
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