One of the interesting attractions of Maribor which is visited by both young and older generations is the Aquarium-terrarium. The aquarium was built in 1953, whereas the terrarium was added much later. Originally, the aquarium consisted only of species from the water world of Slovenia, but thanks to the visitors who wanted more, it has become one of the most popular aquariums in Europe. The founder of the aquarium, Vilko Rechberger, was always looking to yearly expand the aquarium so that visitors could enjoy new species from all parts of the world. If You are interested in the underwater world, You can here see 39 water tanks which simulate the conditions of a pond, river, and sea, and house more than 120 fish species. The terrarium is not less impressive, it is the home to more than 100 species of amphibians, reptiles, and insects. Here You can see venomous snakes, iguanas, Indonesian reptiles, crocodiles, and various other species. This place is visited every year by more than 50 000 people and You can be one of them!
Category: Animals and nature, Things to do in Maribor, Things to do in Slovenia,
Ulica heroja Staneta 19, 2000 Maribor
46.564706, 015.649577 (46°33’52.9″N, 015°38’58.5″E)
Adults 5 EUR, children 4 EUR
00386 (0)2 234 2680
Working days 08:00-19:00h;
Sat, Sun and holidays 09:00-12:00h i 14:00-19:00h
GPS Coordinates: 46.564706, 015.649577 (46°33’52.9″N, 015°38’58.5″E)
The Aquarium-terrarium is located in the city park, 1 km north from the main square in Maribor.
Address: Ulica heroja Staneta 19, 2000 Maribor
If you are driving with a car, show this translation to the taxi driver:
Prosim Vas, da me odpeljete do akvarija terarija, nahaja se v mestnemu parku, od glavnega Mariborskega trga je oddaljen okrog 1km severno in se nahaja v ulici Heroja Staneta 19. Hvala!
You must also show to the taxi driver that he must turn on the taximeter:
Prosim Vas, vključite taksimeter. Hvala!
Please, can you tell me how to find this sight:
Prosim Vas, da me napotite do akvarija in terarija, nahaja se v mestnemu parku, od glavnega Mariborskega trga je oddaljen okrog 1km severno in se nahaja v ulici Heroja Staneta 19. Hvala!
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