Aquarium, San Sebastian - Donostia

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Learn the history of San Sebastián’s port and the creatures that roam its seas at Aquarium. Occupying a building dating to 1928 in a picturesque location on the city's harbor, the aquarium features tanks holding some 200 different marine species from the Bay of Biscay and a glass tunnel that provides a 360-degree, immersive view of surrounding marine life. Make sure you check out the huge skeleton of a northern right whale. Guided tours cover different themes, such as sharks, fisheries, and the Cantabrian Sea, so check to see what's on the schedule when you plan to visit. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, San Sebastian - Donostia holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Aquarium and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • The place is great. Good selection of fish, shells and fossils. Probably too much non-fish exhibits at start. Kids got bored with it.  more »
  • The first half is a museum- second half aquarium. Although it’s quite small we were pleased overall with the marine life exhibits and the view from the aquarium inside is quite nice as well. Cool unde...  more »
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  • Very large aquarium with a lot of exhibits. Well organized and maintained. Staff was very friendly which is not surprising for Spain and the Basque region. The exhibits on the Basque seafaring were an interesting touch to the aquarium.
  • Lovely visit! I would recommend it for young and old! It starts with history and end with loads of lovely fish! The specimens were amazing and many different varieties. Everyone in our group had an amazing time!
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