Aquarium in Barcelona is the second largest tourist attraction in terms of annual number of visitors. It is located in the moll d'Espanya del Port Vell area on the shores of the Mediterranean Sea. At the Aquarium there are 35 pools that house over 11,000 marine animals and 450 different species representative of the Mediterranean.
The Barcelona Aquarium is considered one of the most important marine animal exhibitions in Europe due to the impressive collection. In an hour or two, visitors are invited to admire marine animals from the southern hemisphere, the Mediterranean Sea or the atoll colonies at the Tropics.
Aquarium Barcelona Spain
Visitors can venture through the shark tunnel, surrounded by water and lethal aquatic animals. The variety of marine animals is very large and that is why Aquarium in Barcelona is a perfect tourist attraction to visit with family and children. All pools are arranged so as to reproduce as well as possible the natural conditions in which exposed animals live. There are piranha fish in the Amazon, caimans and over twenty species of penguins at the Aquarium. Children can learn more about marine life, oceanography, participate in the bordering of marine animals or play in a submarine specially designed for them. If you are spending your holiday in Barcelona, then visiting this oceanic metropolis is something that should not be missed.
Aquarium opens every day at 9:30 AM.
It closes at 21:00 PM from Monday to Friday.
On weekends and holidays it closes at 21:30 PM and the same in June and September.
In July and August the Aquarium closes at 23:00 PM.
Adults: € 18.00 - if you buy the ticket online. At ticket offices the price is € 20.00.
Children between 3 and 12 years old: € 13.00 online (€ 15.00 at home)
People over 60: € 15.00
Online tickets you can buy from the Official Website
Moll Espanya del Port Vell, 08039, Barcelona, Spain.
Metro: Drassanes (L3), Barceloneta (L4).
Tourist objectives Barcelona