Magical moments for all ages at the Paris Aquarium
Published on 15 September 2019, dans Visit Paris
Our comfortable and elegant setting will enhance your enjoyment of the capital during your stay at the Hotel Passy Eiffel. Among the places of interest not to be missed are all kinds of museums and historical monuments, of course, but don’t forget the Paris Aquarium, a fascinating place entirely devoted to the beauty and diversity of aquatic life.
The Paris Aquarium; travelling the seas of the world without leaving the capital
Our hotel is situated in one of the most beautiful Parisian districts; the 16th arrondissement. It will take you only a few minutes to reach such prestigious sites as the Eiffel Tower, the Palais de Chaillot, the Place du Trocadero and the Maison de Balzac. You will also find it a pleasure to wander the pretty streets around the hotel, a neighbourhood rich in Haussmann-era buildings with elegant facades and small parks where you can enjoy the sunshine and greenery. From the Rue de Passy you can also easily get to the Paris Aquarium, close to the banks of the Seine. This popular family attraction is home to more than 10,000 residents from the lakes, rivers, seas and oceans of five continents, ranging from the rays of Réunion to butterfly fish from the Caribbean.
An aquatic show of beauty
Created in 1867, this discovery space is thought to be the oldest public aquarium in the world. Completely renovated and now covering more than 3,500 square metres, it is famed for a huge tank that hosts several dozen sharks, a magnificent new ‘Medusarium’ focussing on jellyfish, and a touch pool where you can get close enough to various kinds of fresh water fish for them to nuzzle your fingers. The Paris Aquarium also offers numerous educational workshops and shows throughout the year.
Hotel Passy Eiffel, a 3-star hotel in the heart of the 16th arrondissement