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The Aquarium and the Black Sea Museum

#29 of 88 things to do in Varna Features Animals
Varna, Bulgaria
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It's not the best or the newest aquarium in the world but is an interesting attraction in the city... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2017
Marius N
via mobile

Ironically, it's a little bit bigger than home aquarium :) Quite old and limited fishes and... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2017
Edirne, Turkey
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good17%
  • Average29%
  • Poor26%
  • Terrible14%
29 Jan 2017
29 Aug 2016
“They must be kidding”
Varna, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

It's not the best or the newest aquarium in the world but is an interesting attraction in the city of Varna. No more than 150 species of fish and marine life form, but is kids friendly and it's a way to spend the afternoon. If...More

Thank Marius N
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Ironically, it's a little bit bigger than home aquarium :) Quite old and limited fishes and facilities. Honestly, Varna deserves better one!

Reviewed 29 August 2016

I didn't rate the aquarium 1 star because my 1.5 year old boy enjoyed it so much, but there is a joke calling few fishes aquarium. You enter in the building, pay (the ticked is very cheap) and there is a small room, and there...More

Thank Skoo84
Reviewed 30 December 2015

The exhibition is not very rich compared to Yokohama or Sidney aquariums, but the place has a lot of provincial charm and is a nice way to spend couple of hours in a historical building in Varna Sea garden.

1  Thank KGKanev
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

it's not worth it ... i went there to see living fishes not in jars. i hated it and i had to pay 4leva to see nothing... i felt like in a pet shop.

Thank Kesler F
Reviewed 30 July 2015

It's a small aquarium located in the Sea Garden and is OK for 30/40 minutes with kids. I'm sure the city of Varna could do more with the space It's all a bit...underwhelming.

Thank SofiaRodin
Reviewed 31 May 2015

Most of the fish are what you would see in a pet store. A few tanks are larger fish from the Black sea. One room has a bunch of very old specimens in jars and several stuffed birds and mammals. There is unique playground in...More

Thank Montana341
Reviewed 12 December 2014

You can visit the Aquarium if you have an hour or two to waste and if you are with small children. It is tiny, compared to the Aquariums I have visited around the world, but there is quite a variety of species for its size...More

1  Thank Nik R
Reviewed 25 September 2014

I love aquariums and visit them everywhere I go across the globe. This is by far the worst I've seen. Very small and even tiny aquariums with limited view of real sea life.

Thank Delty
Reviewed 15 June 2014

This is not entertainment, the place is decrepit. i was there years ago and it was exactly the same. Dont waste money on this place. Go to the beach instead

Thank SandraBland101
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