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Aquarium Pula

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Closed Now: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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So good we went twice!!

An old fort converted into an aquarium. Cheap to get in and good for the kids. Little cafe inside... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Leeds, United Kingdom
via mobile
Average aquarium in a nice setting

In the UK there are a number of better quality aquariums.....but none situated in fort built a... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
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Welcome to Aquarium Pula, where in a unique way the richness of the Adriatic is combined with the centennial military history of Pula. The Aquarium is situated within the 130-year-old fort “Verudela”, once part of the powerful defence complex...more
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Verudela b.b., Pula 52105, Croatia
+385 52 381 402
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

An old fort converted into an aquarium. Cheap to get in and good for the kids. Little cafe inside serving beers, coffee & biscuits/cake next to a little play area. 2 very steep slopes inside to different areas & lots of steps to get up...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

It was cool to see some black tip Reef sharks but they looked very unhappy. Just swimming around The glas in The tank. The tank is to small for them. The straff was very friendly and The old fort is cool. But because of The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

In the UK there are a number of better quality aquariums.....but none situated in fort built a couple of centuries ago. Kids will like it but if it's purely for the sea creatures then you can do a lot better. Bus or taxi to get...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank langholm
Reviewed 11 October 2018

One of my best finds in Pula was the aquarium which is housed in an old fort. The aquarium makes use of the building very well and you can even go up to the roof where the views are great. The aquarium itself contains a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TravelBugDW
Reviewed 8 October 2018

The aquarium is situated in the old Austro-Hungarian fort built in the 1800's, it is a massive construction. The aquariums are located in the various rooms of the fort over 3 levels. We found it so fascinating that we spent three and a half in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Paul H
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Aquarium housed in old military premises. Both the building and its history and the aquarium are interesting. A lot of variety of fish and a turtle that was healing from an injury. Plenty to keep children amused.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tranquil8y
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We loved visiting the aquarium. The sharks were impressive and there was a vast array of species to see. Would definitely recommend to couples or families.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

The aquarium itself offers a variety of things to see, all of which have descriptions, so you know what you're dealing with. It's built inside a fort, which makes it a lovely walk inside, it has a little pond where they have turtles and fishes....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Martina F
Reviewed 28 September 2018

Wow what a brilliant venue, we walked about 10 mins to get there, and it was such a surprise how good it was, beautiful carved stone walls, and the variety of fish and other creatures was great. A really enjoyable place to see, brilliant

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Safetyman1962
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Me and my fiance visited this very unique aquarium. The way they have incorporated the aquarium into the fort is amazing . All of the exhibits are clean and all very expertly looked after . Highly recommend a visit .

Date of experience: September 2018
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27 September 2018|
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Response from Caroline B | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately, I would say this attraction is not ideally suited to wheelchair users.
15 June 2018|
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Response from Angela A | Reviewed this property |
Yes! Definitely take a cab and go to the aquarium
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Response from From_Pula | Reviewed this property |
Simply , you have to take a local bus 2a or 3a and enjoy the ride to the last stop . At the last stop and get out of the bus and for 3-5 minutes walk you arrive to the Aquarium, just follow the signs