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Oceanario de Lisboa

Esplanada D. Carlos I - Doca dos Olivais, Lisbon 1990-005, Portugal
+351 218 917 000
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Ranked #5 of 223 Attractions in Lisbon
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Type: Aquariums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: Opened in 1998, the Oceanário was the centerpiece of the XXth Century's last World Fair, themed "The Oceans, a Heritage for the Future", and eternally... more » Owner description: Opened in 1998, the Oceanário was the centerpiece of the XXth Century's last World Fair, themed "The Oceans, a Heritage for the Future", and eternally binds Lisbon to the Oceans.MissionThe Oceanário’s mission is to promote knowledge of the oceans and bring up the public about the duty of protecting natural heritage, through changing their daily habits.While walking through impressive and unforgettable exhibits, visitors are encouraged to learn fascinating things about the oceans and, more importantly, how to make decisions in their daily lives that actively promote the conservation of nature. « less
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

Nice place to spend some down time. Bring a lunch and eat outside. The sky way next to it is worth the ride for the views of the area

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Bradford on Avon
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

Excellent and interesting aquarium, with so much to see. We especially loved the turtles and the sea otters. Really good attraction for families. the cafe there is good, too.

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Redruth, United Kingdom
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

One large tank containing a multitude of different species. Some other smaller tanks. A Sea Turtle exhibition that I had to ask a member of staff where the Turtles were. That's about it folks....and at €16/head it isn't cheap.

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Nice, France
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

I would highly recommend this aquarium particularly to parents with children. The displays are excellent and will maintain the interest of people of all ages.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

The oceanarium is very special because it shows many kinds of fishes together in their almost natural environment in an enourmous basin. You can walk around and see new and new views of the underwater life. Besides there are also smaller outdoor garden-like places where you can see fishes, animals and plants of a certain biotop together, like the Indian... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Diverse, fascinating for both children and adults. For some extra money you can also see the turtles on the upper floor. One of the most interesting places of Lisbon!

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London, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

I love aquariums. However this place is like none other. It quite simply has one huge enormous center piece of a tank. The majority of the time is spent spiraling around the hypnotic tank of circling fish and sea life.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Nearly didn't go.Closest I've been to an aquarium is my goldfish at age 8. The moment you enter you will be enthralled. Spent hours here. Even Tony Soprano wouldn't be "sleeping with the fishes" here. This is one BIG goldfish bowl. "Pinky" would have loved it!

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

This is a wonderful facility with a huge and amazing collection of scores of sea creatures. Well worth a visit.

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Yerevan, Yerevan, Armenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Very well organized place, where you may see a huge variety of ocean creatures. Children and adults will enjoy this experience

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