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acquario di bolsena

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An aquarium in a basement of an medieval castle! Funny

Kind of odd experience, but very cheap if you buy ticket to the castle towers anyway. The kinds... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2014
Lars H
Frederiksberg, Denmark
Great for kids

The bolsena aquarium is situated in the castle which is a great location. The kids really enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
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  • Terrible8%
4 Apr 2018
“Not worth a visit”
26 Aug 2016
“Great for kids”
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

There aren't many activity based places in Bolsena, so this looks like a strong option, however you don't get anything for your money. You again access to the aquarium via the castle and visa versa. The castle tries to depict Bolsena in the early days,...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The bolsena aquarium is situated in the castle which is a great location. The kids really enjoyed looking at all the fish and it was also nice to walk around the castle and enjoy the view of the city. The only thing hat was a...More

1  Thank osnats
Reviewed 18 July 2015

This compact but well laid out aquarium is housed in the castle at the top centre of Bolsena. It has some interesting displays and the €8 entrance fee gets you access to the castle ramparts and archaeological displays as well. it also has a history...More

1  Thank Mark M
Reviewed 22 June 2015

High up of the picturesque Old Town of Bolsena you find a castle (reconstructed after a earthquake). Within is a Acquarium with living fish, frogs or snakes of the lake and from the surroundings. It is well presented and worth a visit. There is also...More

Thank heinzjacobi
Reviewed 19 January 2015

Local fish, crabs, eels are shown here, together with explanations of methods used since the Etruscan times to fish and farm

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Reviewed 5 October 2014

Situated below the castle it had a reasonable selection of fish. The frog seemed a bit lonely... The price of the visit is included in the castle entrance fee

Thank barob11
Reviewed 28 August 2014

We visited the acquarium with our family and we found it to be small but informative with around 30 exhibits Containing many of the lakefish found in lago Bolsena.The entrance charge for the castle includes the acquarium,and at e5 seems good value.

1  Thank ian m
Reviewed 13 August 2014

Kind of odd experience, but very cheap if you buy ticket to the castle towers anyway. The kinds find it very interesting and funny, and it was nice to see wat'øs actually is living in the lake, we so often swimmed in. 1 -2 hours...More

Thank Lars H
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