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Aquatic encyclopaedia for kids: Aquariums at these non-European hubs you can't miss

Aquatic encyclopaedia for kids: Aquariums at these non-European hubs you can't miss

Make your vacation a learning experience for your kids by visiting these cities for their aquariums. Excite them with the variety of marine species.

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1. Dubai, United Arab Emirates "Walking along the beach. Taking in the dazzles and brilliance of Dubai at night."

Lastminute.com reviewer Anthonia shares, "Dubai is such fun! Regardless of the very extreme weather, there are fully air conditioned bus stops, metros, buses, even pedestrian crossings to offset the heat. Sightseeing places: To include Dubai Museum, [Al] Seef Dhow cruise, QE2 Heritage tour, Palm Jumeirah cruise, Dubai aquarium, canal tour, flying cup. Kid's experience: Safari ride, [q]uad bike, [b]each, [s]ightseeing, Dubai aquarium. Fantastic places to go and I chose the Dubai [s]ightseeing hop on hop off bus, so I was able to visit all places of interest, which included the night tours when all those fantastic mega structures come to life with their colourful dancing therapeutic lights. Fantastic landscapes. Fab foods too. De-stressing tips: Walking along the beach. Taking in the dazzles and brilliance of Dubai at night."

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2. Sydney, Australia "We took in the sights and visited the aquarium and maritime museum..."

Lastminute.com reviewer Anne adds, "We took in the sights and visited the aquarium and maritime museum and enjoyed a 3 hour boat trip. I also attended a performance at the Opera. Kid's experience: The kids loved the Wildlife Park and the visit to Jenolan Caves. The city is beautiful and very clean. Sightseeing places: All round harbour by boat, [a]quarium, Maritime Museum. I loved them all!"

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3. Tokyo, Japan "My boy loved LEGO land as well as the trip from Tokyo to Nagoya by Shinkansen."

Lastminute.com reviewer Chie shares, "Shinagawa maxe[ll] aquarium was pricey but fun. There is another aquarium in Shinagawa but it required a bus journey while this one is 5 minutes walk from the station. Sightseeing places: Shinagawa maxell aquarium, Nagoya LEGO land, Ueno zoo, [a]quarium was fun with a nice dolphin show. Kid's experience: My boy loved LEGO land as well as the trip from Tokyo to Nagoya by Shinkansen. I liked: Seeing well organized city and polite people."

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4. Cairo, Egypt "We visited Dreampark funfair in October city and the kids enjoyed it."

Lastminute.com reviewer Ahmad Hafez Abdelfattah says, "We visited Dreampark funfair in October city and the kids enjoyed it. We went to Egypt mall. We visited the Hurghada aquarium. De-stressing tips: Diving and snorkelling. Sightseeing places: Hurghada was the best. The beach was amazing and recreational activities were enjoyable for us and the kids. Kid's experience: Hurghada grand aquarium. I liked: The red sea."

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5. Istanbul, Turkey "We tried Istanbul sea life aquarium and Sultanahmet square."

Lastminute.com reviewer Mirzabek adds, "The weather was little bit rainy, foods are always tasty and nice! We tried Istanbul sea life aquarium and Sultanahmet square, I recommend to visit this place for family tourists. Adventurous activities done: Sea life aquarium. Sightseeing places: Sultanahmet square, sea life, shopping malls. Kid's experience: Sea life aquarium. I liked: Just the city."

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