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Sao Paulo Aquarium

Address: Rua Huet Bacelar, 407 | Ipiranga, Sao Paulo, State of Sao Paulo 04275-000, Brazil
Phone Number: (11) 2273-5500
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Ranked #93 of 294 Attractions in Sao Paulo
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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31 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

The stylising of the viewing areas for visitors are amazing, themes of pirates, submarines, jungles etc are really beautifully made, it is a little disappointing that the enclosures of the animals are all much more sparse... The sea lion swam back and forth constantly the whole time we were there. There is a massive range of fish species but also... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

it's an aquarium... so if you want to take your kids to an aquarium, there you go. But it doesn't have anything great there. Could be so much better. The random dinosaur exhibit confuses me. :|

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

its not only fish's in there.... there is some snakes , penguins , sea lions etc etc... but its nice to see .... i go by the underground its very simple ... just ask there for more help :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The kids loved it. It is well maintained and clean. The aquarium offer a good variety of species but the price is a bit too high.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Comparing to American aquariums this place will get a star at most (maybe two stars due to the peixe boi:)), but in Brazilian standards it is a very good aquarium, better than the ones in Santos and Guaruja in my opnion. I remember the entrance fee is very expensive relative to the quality of the aquarium. Some days in the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

It is a great place to go withs kids. There are many different species and it is well kept. I was impressed by the variety of sharks.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

2 little girls are still talking about the mermaids. They want to go back and ask them their names, becaue they were too shy and amazed when they saw them during our visit

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

I was hopping to see a better project of the aquarium since São Paulo is one of the biggest cities in Brazil. Not easy to get there if you are not a local. If you been in another good aquariums around the world, like the one in London for example, do not waste your time here!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

Yes, you can see very pretty fish there, really, and sharks, and the inner space is very well designed. It is a nice place to visit. ANy way I didn´t find it should cost so much! Try to go when they offer some discount! Also, it´s far from the subway station some 400 meters, in the middle of a residential... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

The São Paulo Aquarium is a nice afternoon adventure. It's small, but actually quite nice inside. Be aware that MANY school children can sometimes tour - if you know when school vacations are I'd suggest going then, BUT avoid local holidays when the place will be crammed! Most signage of course is in Portuguese as it should be, but even... More

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