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Lisbon Oceanarium, Portugal

From series “The Coolest and Largest Oceanariums in the World”
Year: 1998.

There is a magnificent aquarium in the Parque das Nacoes in Lisbon, which is also one of the largest and most visited in Europe. An arrangement of the oceanarium is very amazing. It is equipped with five large aquariums, each of which represents a collection of one of the inhabitants of the oceans: the Atlantic, Pacific, Arctic, Indian and Arctic. Opening of the Lisbon Oceanarium was held in 1998. The sight is located in a building that was constructed specifically for the World Exhibition.

Lisbon Oceanarium, Portugal Since its opening, the place has gained the immense popularity among both locals and tourists. Currently, the Lisbon Oceanarium is visited by over a million people each year. There are more than 16 000 marine creatures belonging to 450 different species. The volume of the largest tank is 5 000 cubic meters. It is designed in such a way that creates an illusion of the open ocean.

This aquarium features more than a hundred representatives of marine life, including different species of tuna, stingrays, sharks, barracudas, moray eels, and even the mysterious sunfish. Around the huge central vessel, there are four others. One of the most unusual is an aquarium dedicated to the inhabitants of the Pacific Ocean. Here, visitors can see exotic fish and incredibly beautiful bunches of algae. In an aquarium dedicated to the Indian Ocean, the central place is occupied by a coral reef. It’s quite amazing to watch the life concentrated around it. Next - The Georgia Aquarium

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Lisbon Oceanarium - interactive map

Useful staff nearby

ATM bankomat: 'Multibanco' located in 3.15 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'Moor Viagens, Lda' is located in 0.59 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Galp' in 0.73 km
Supermarket: 'Travessa Dos Pescadores' in 0.21 km
Parking: 'Parque de Estacionamento Doca - Parque das Nacoes' in 0.19 km
Apotheek: 'Farmácia Dos Navegantes, Lda.' in 0.34 km
Police station: 'Esquadra Metro-Gil-Gare Oriente-Lisboa' in 0.72 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Restaurante Chimarrão - Parque das Nações' in 0.13 km
Railway station: 'Estação do Oriente' in 0.69 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Portela Airport LIS - in 3 km
 »  Coimbra Airport CBP - in 163 km
 »  Portimao Airport PRM - in 184 km
 »  Talavera La Real Airport BJZ - in 197 km
 »  Covilha Airport COV - in 217 km
 Cities nearby

Best hotels near Oceanario de Lisboa

MyPlace - Lisbon - Parque das Nações

Located in 0 km from Oceanario de Lisboa
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All accommodation includes a private bathroom with a hairdryer, sofa, satellite TV, free WiFi, DVD player and a fully-equipped kitchen. The units … More: photo, rates and booking
Lisbon Apartments Rent4Stay

Located in 1 km from Oceanario de Lisboa
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Rooms: 5
Lisbon Apartments' units feature floor-to-ceilings windows, allowing plenty of natural light. The living rooms offer a satellite flat-screen TV with … More: photo, rates and booking
Mirror Walls Apartment

Located in 2 km from Oceanario de Lisboa
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The living area features sofas and a TV, as well as free WiFi access. It is an open space area also featuring an equipped kitchen Guests are welcome … More: photo, rates and booking

Located in 3 km from Oceanario de Lisboa
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Rooms: 1
This self-catering apartment includes a sofa and cable TV in the living/dining room. The bedroom comes with a double bed and the bathroom includes a … More: photo, rates and booking

Nearest unique sightseeing spots to visit

Ponte Vasco da Gama
4 km - Ponte Vasco da Gama
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Elevador de Santa Justa
6 km - Elevador de Santa Justa
One of Lisbon's landmarks is the old Elevator Elevador-de-Santa-Justa, which locals call Elevador do Carmo. This unbelievably beautiful old elevator, opened in 1901, connects one of the streets in the city district of Baixa with Largo do Carmo. The beautiful lift …
Santuario de Cristo Rei
11 km - Santuario de Cristo Rei
The Christ the King or Cristo Rei situated in Almada, Portugal, is amazing too. This sculpture of Jesus Christ has a rather unique design. The main part of the portico is 75 meters high. The statue itself is 28 meters high, so the total height of the sculpture is 103 …
House Garden in Lisbon
12 km - House Garden in Lisbon
From the series 'Unique Living Houses'

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Mafra National Palace
28 km - Mafra National Palace
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Top destination around Lisbon Oceanarium - Lisbon

The Lisbon Zoo is equally attractive and interesting to visit. This zoo is not distinguished by a large scale, but presents a very diverse collection of animals. You can see typical African predators, brown bears, exotic birds and an excellent dolphinarium which operates on the territory of the zoo. Many inhabitants of the zoo are very friendly. Children will definitely like to feed lemurs from their hands and also be photographed with colorful parrots.
You should definitely visit the science museum “Pavilhao do Conhecimento- Ciencia Viva” with children. This museum is designed for visitors with children of different ages. The museum presents many interesting halls each of which offers visitors interesting experiences, interactive exhibits and extraordinary expositions. Interesting playgrounds have been prepared for the youngest visitors in the museum. Older children will be interested in visiting the robotics hall and conducting a number of fascinating physical experiments.

There is another interesting children’s museum in Lisbon which is called “Children’s Museum”. The museum is located near the zoo and looks more like an entertainment center. Activities and games are held here for kids every day. Children are offered to try themselves in the role of representatives of various professions. They can get acquainted with the basics of many important areas of science in the game form, visit fascinating workshops, and play with peers.
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