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To begin, we start by mentioning that the Oceanarium is the second aquarium largest in the world , and one of the greatattractive the city . But if size is not what matters, if it interesting that there are over 450 different species and over 15,000 living on display. Everything inside a building unconventional, that seems to levitate in a pond, part of the works for Expo 98.
The flag of the Oceanarium , seems to emulate an aircraft, with four “ships” dedicated to the oceans each Atlantic , Pacific , Indian and Antarctic. Surely, it is highly recommended a visit to the family. Not only because of the possibility of surprise in the exhibitions that range from sharks, barracudas or until fish a variety of tropical hard to find, but also for being an educational site dedicated to the marine biology of the planet.
Located within the Park of Nations (Esplanada D. Carlos I), the first thing that catches our attention on a tour will be the central tank, around which all the spaces are organized. The central tank is a delight to behold, for the variety of tropical species living together in a careful balance.
Open seasonally from summer 10 to 20 hours, and in winter, 10 to 19 hours, the cost of access per adult is 12 euros. For children the cost is reduced by half, while children under 3 years admitted free. With permanent and temporary exhibitions (which are shown inofficial website ) the Oceanarium Lisbon you can visit via a guided tour. Even making the online ticket purchaseHas access to the discount of 10 percent in the total cost.