Aquatika - Freshwater Aquarium Karlovac , is the only freshwater aquarium in this part of Europe. The 25 aquarium pools show more than 100 freshwater fish species, of which as many as 40 are endemic. The aquarium is located in the immediate vicinity of Fogin's Korana river in the center of Karlovac.
A special feature of Aquatika is its contemporary design, a two-storey building with a ground floor and an underground floor. The aquarium building is blended into the natural environment. The building is completely covered with earth. The design concept is inspired by the embankments and moats of the Karlovac star. The aquarium complex is a modern, architecturally and landscape specially designed whole, which, with its architecture, especially green roofs, naturally fits into the surroundings of the recreational zone of the city of Karlovac. In the center there is a square with an entrance area, a gift shop, a cafe bar, a reading room and offices.
Karlovac freshwater aquarium is a unique attraction in every sense: ecological, educational, tourist, scientific or simply because of its originality and the fact that the freshwater aquarium does not exist anywhere in the wider region, except in the heart of Croatia, surrounded by four rivers - in Karlovac. No European country has as diverse and preserved rivers as Croatia. Walking around this interesting aquarium makes a strong impression on the visitors, since the layout of the Aquatica pool follows the flow of a typical karst river, and the whole ambience is accompanied by sounds from nature and lighting that introduces the visitor to a realistic adventure among fish.
In addition to aquarium pools that mimic the cave system, underground habitats, wetlands, karst phenomenon of travertine waterfalls and the partitioning of river flows into the upper and lower ones, you will be able to find a break in the cozy ambience of café bars and arrange a conference in a modern cafe bar, equipped congress hall, look at exhibitions, get lost completely in a very creative gift shop, find useful information in the science library, delight in an educational hall where the youngest will have the opportunity to learn through play, participate in some of the interesting activities in the central Aquatika square and look for entertainment for the youngest on a children's playground with modern exercise and leisure equipment.
Aquatika undoubtedly significantly contributes to the better cultural and tourist offer of Karlovac, and encourages the integration of local tourist offer and the development of service activities and production.
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