The Extraordinary Aquarium
Genoa Aquarium is a spectacular structure. Its tanks,
containing approximately four million litres of water,
make it unique in Europe. These tanks reproduce the natural habitats of
the Mediterranean Sea and the World's oceans and at same time respect their
biological equilibrium. The technological and aesthetic solution adopted
are among the most advanced in the world, and the 50 tanks, four of wich are
oceanic, house over 1000 different species
The Major Attractions are:
the Penguins, the Red Sea Tank, the Seals, the Coral,
Sharks and Dolphins
How to get there from Conference Centre: Volabus to Stazione P.Principe and then normal bus, or Sheraton shuttle.
by car: "Genova Ovest" mortoway Exit, take the overground to "Piazza Cavour" exit.
by train: from "P.Principe" Station (bus n.1-3-7-8-38); from
"Brignole" Station (bus n.12-15).
In front of the Acquarium you could visit the Pirate Galleon used on Roman Polansky's
movie, or take a look to the first Genoa Port-Crane (based on water pressure).
You could also take the boat service to S.Margherita where you will
board a "Submarine" for an unique journey of one hour and half to a
depth of 50 m; large portholes will permit you to admire the beautiful flora and fauna