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Old Town Aquarium

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Not really what we expected.

It was a really small aquarium, so we were disappointed. That being said, we did enjoy it and what... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kromostiv
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Oslo, Norway
via mobile
nothing special

The aquarium is OK, but really not much more than that. The kids had fun, but all in all - if we... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Tinkara G
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a really small aquarium, so we were disappointed. That being said, we did enjoy it and what they had there was interesting. Great location too!

Thank kromostiv
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I begin? Tiny and dirty tanks = animal abuse, just like every other aquarium of zoo, but this one was even worse. Really small, basically one room and barely any fishes to see. Could have just taken a swim in the sea.

Thank ericaewerl
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Interesting place at the end of the island. Lots of different fish to be seen and some fish which are not native to Rhodes, coming into the Mediterranean via the Suez canal or the Straits of Gibraltar. The temperature changes and so the fish find...More

Thank alexingohr
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Such a shame, the Aquarium seems to have been part of some good conservation work, but unfortunately the tanks that contain the fish need a lot of maintenance and cleaning. I would imagine small children would enjoy the visit but could be so much better...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

The exhibition is dated and the animals sure deserve bigger aquariums. The young one didn’t mind the dated exhibition and had a fun day.

Thank Jan S
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Visited in July and regrettably I didn’t check reviews before I visited! We felt disgusted and sad at what we had seen when we left! We saw 5 fish dead in tanks (one of the fish was even eating a dead one!) the tanks were...More

4  Thank jadeb22x
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

I left feeling utterly disgusted and saddened at what I had just seen. Upon entering you are greeted with a small ‘petting’ section where children are invited to prod at half dead rays and turtles. The tanks that followed were no better. They were filthy,...More

3  Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

First we walked into a dark dingy room and went to the petting animals. All were limp and still. We then went to the tanks where the true horrors began. There was an octopus, in a far too small tank, which was unmoving but pulsating,...More

3  Thank isaacmchale
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The aquarium is OK, but really not much more than that. The kids had fun, but all in all - if we didn't go, we really wouldn's miss anything.

Thank Tinkara G
Reviewed 9 July 2018

we saw a leaflet in our hotel and it looked a good place to visit. The tanks were very small,i wouldn't keep my goldfish in one of those. There was a small pool were you could touch sea creatures. There was a starfish thts all...More

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