Tickets for Biosphere

The spherical home for tropical plants

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Opening hours
Today:  10:00 - 17:00
Tomorrow:  10:00 - 17:00
Thursday:  10:00 - 17:00
Friday:  10:00 - 17:00
Saturday:  10:00 - 17:00
Sunday:  10:00 - 17:00
Monday:  10:00 - 17:00
C-Way Desk
Today:  09:00 - 17:00
Tomorrow:  09:00 - 17:00
Thursday:  09:00 - 17:00
Friday:  09:00 - 17:00
Saturday:  09:00 - 13:00
Sunday:  09:00 - 17:00
Monday:  09:00 - 17:00
Best time to visit
Right after opening or in the afternoon
  • Visit an architectural triumph in Genoa's Old Port, designed by architect Renzo Piano
  • See over 150 species of plants and flowers including coffee and banana plants, rubber plants, and cinnamon
  • Learn about man's relationship with plants and see an indoor rainforest with birds, reptiles, and butterflies!

Sure, it looks like half a giant clear golf ball sitting on Genoa's Old Port, but this amazing 'Glass Bubble' has over 150 different species of tropical plants, trees, and flowers packed inside! La Biosfera is bursting with tropical beauty, just behind the Genoa Aquarium!

Designed by superstar Italian architect Renzo Piano, The Biosphere is a stunning spherical glass and steel structure. Get inside and learn about sensitive ecosystems and environmental research.

It's not big, but it's packed full of blooming beauties in all shapes and sizes, from giant ferns to rubber trees, coffee plants, banana plants, and cinnamon - all plants used by people around the world.

There are even singing birds, reptiles, and butterflies, giving this biosphere a real rainforest feel. It's a must-see for the green-thumbed, and anyone who values biodiversity.

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Ticket features
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Smartphone tickets accepted

Show your smartphone voucher at the 'C-way desk' at the entrance of the Genoa Aquarium at Ponte degli Spinola. You'll then be given a paper ticket for the nearby Biosphere.

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Ponte Spinola, 16126, Genoa
Additional info

Getting There

  • The Biosphere is located on Ponte degli Spinola, in the Old Port area of Genoa
  • Metro: Any metro to San Giorgio
  • Bus: 1, 12 or 13, get off at the final stop

Opening hours

  • April - September: 10:00 - 19:00, last admission 18:30
  • March & October: 10:00 - 18:00, last admission 17:30
  • November - February: 10:00 - 17:00, last admission 16:30
Ratings & reviews
1 Review

Jun 10, 2019
Delusione pazzesca nella pubblicità si parla di non ci sono ,bisogna entrare nell' acquario e poi fare un'altra aggiunta...c'è un pappagallo un fenicottero una tartaruga e degli insetti stecco.delusione.......

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