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Aquarium Tropical de la Porte Doree

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293 avenue Daumesnil, 75012 Paris, France
+33 1 53 59 58 60
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293 avenue Daumesnil, 75012 Paris, France
Bercy / Nation
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Had a quick look on tripadvisor and thought it would be fine since all the reviews are very positive. How wrong!! So cruel. Tiny tanks for far too many fish. They look very stressed out and unhappy. Horrible experience heartbreaking ☹️ wish I hadn’t contributed...More

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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

This aquarium isn’t the biggest by no stretch of the imagination however it’s perfect for killing a couple of hours. The exterior of the building is beautiful with the finest detail in the design. Upon entering the building you will head to the ticket desk...More

Thank chriskay2016
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Was happy to visit this morning the beautiful aquarium, one of the oldest in the world from 1931 with fish from all around the world, as well as understand better museum of immigration for France last 200 years. The building is very beautiful modern art....More

Thank kiki13012
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

We live in the East of Paris and so this Aquarium is a 25 minute walk from home and it is very much worth it. My son, who is 2, visited a few weeks ago with his nanny and enjoyed it and so we took...More

Thank David P
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Reviewed 5 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
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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
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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
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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
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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

3  Thank George19802013
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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
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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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coral84
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
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