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Oceanario de Lisboa

Address: Esplanada D. Carlos I - Doca dos Olivais, Lisbon 1990-005, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 21 891 7000
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Owner description: Opened in 1998, the Oceanário was the centerpiece of the XXth...
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Amazing place. The building is modern and feels like a magic place from the moment you get in. It was for sure one of the best experiences i ever had. If you have the chance to visit don't miss it. Even if it looks a bit expensive it worths every euro. Children will love it! Truly amazing!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

must see even lisboners go there for the peace of mind and beauty two floors and can even pre book a visit to the interior.

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Vlissingen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

This is just great. For me, the absolute best aquarium i have ever seen. Simple, yet elegant. All sorts of sea life to see, from sharks to schools of herring. Just GREAT!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Took my son (11) and husband just to make our city break more fun for son, turns out we all really enjoyed it. We were there about 2 hours and found it easily from our bus tour. Not cheap but worth the money I guess. Didn't see the sea turtles though, not sure if there was any? A nice break... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

If you enjoy marine life this is the place for you! This is the right place to spend half day of your stay in Lisbon, especially if you have children.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Simply inside the oceanario you transported from your daily life above the land ... to the life of Atlantic ocean ... a life you will give your eyes the chance to watch how this life is wonderful and fantastic .... this is the first time of me to see the penguin in its nature atmosphere .. the sea horse ..... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

It does what it says it does - it's a good aquarium. The main tank is very impressive, the four surrounding habitats less so. Lost of information and more sea life in the lower level. Very good "behind the scenes" film. We spent over two hours here and enjoyed it. However it is no better than other major aquariums that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I just loved sitting in front of the main tank of 5,000 cubic meter of water with its four main windows. All the sharks and sting-rays plus also the enormous sunfish were just spectacular. The penguins and sea otter were cute as well

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

A great way to spend an afternoon or morning - fantastic collection of wildlife environments and one huge central tank filled with an amazing variety of fish!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Go see it. It's brilliant. Huge central acquarium and lots of small ones. Sharks' rays, penguins, otters.

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