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Address: Rua Huet Bacelar, 407 | Ipiranga, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04275-000, Brazil
Phone Number: (11) 2273-5500
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Description: Located, strangely enough, in a working-class residential neighborhood...
Located, strangely enough, in a working-class residential neighborhood, the São Paulo Aquarium is always a hit with the kids. The self-proclaimed largest aquarium in Latin America contains more than 300 species of marine life. Daily 9am-6pm
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Good aquarium also with land animals

We were three attending. The aquarium itself was a lot bigger on the inside than what we expected from the outside, which is a good thing. There were a lot of different animals... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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Aarhus, Denmark
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Jundiai, SP
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

If u will have chance to visit this Aquarium in SP dont wait and GO. Its amazing and if u have family take ur kids, they will love it !!!! I has amazing trip, even alone, but it was really nice. I have never been in such an amazing aguarium.

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Aarhus, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We were three attending. The aquarium itself was a lot bigger on the inside than what we expected from the outside, which is a good thing. There were a lot of different animals and we liked that it also had land animals such as Polar bears. The only two things to notice were the bad lighting in most aquariums, which... More 

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Lima, Peru
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I loved my visit to the Aquarium. The animals are healthy and have well designed enclosures, with adequate space and the correct ambientation. They are very active which makes the visit more enjoyable. The meerkats are the best. It's not a long visit, it's all inside and has a payed parking lot. I found it waaay better than the Sao... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

First time going to an aquarium as a grown up and I think that this one is really cool. I'm sure there's no way to compare it to the ones in Orlando, or that one in Baltimore however if you are around it's totally worth visiting. I took my 22 month old boy there and he was amazed to say... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

It is far from the center city. Small but has excellent collection. Recommended for cildren and marine lovers.

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State of Sao Paulo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Considered a reference in treatment and exposure of animals, the Aquarium of Sao Paulo is the largest aquarium in Latin America and opened in 2006, with 15 000 m² and 2 million liters of water. Single thematic aquarium Brazil, the complex takes guests to feel immersed in the environments that have approximately 3000 specimens of about 300 species of animals.

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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

This place totally sucks!!! Lousy selection, lousy location, lousy attention, really a disappointing visit... I love aquariums... not this one!!!!

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Vila Velha, ES
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Have been there eight months before, a great experience and now it is really better: there is a new area that looks like an airport to let you to Australia, Africa, north and South Pole and there are waiting for you canguroos and bears. A really must go!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I went to the Aquarium with my parents and we thought it was great. The structure is pretty impressive, and we thought the animals were being well looked-after. The manatee's tank was one of my favorite parts. There are not only fishes, but also mammals, like kangaroos, polar bears, seals, etc. I only thought the access is a bit difficulty,... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I've been to over a dozen aquariums around the world and I was a little worried about going to this one. The cost is $R60 (about $20USD at the exchange rate when I was there). When I first set into the exhibits I was kind of worried that it was going to be a weak aquarium. I made my way... More 

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