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“Oceanarium a must see” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lisbon Oceanarium

Lisbon Oceanarium
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$52*
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Private Tour: Hidden Lisbon with Oceanário de Lisboa
Ranked #1 of 395 things to do in Lisbon
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 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 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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Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Oceanarium a must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Superb and value for money. we spent a happy few hours amongst the varied exhibits. a superb facility, well done Lisbon

Visited June 2013
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Worth the trip”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Great experience with lots to see. The area could do with some more good restaurants close to the aquarium. Bit of a trip from the city centre but worth it.

Visited September 2013
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Washington DC
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171 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Probably the best in the world”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Superlatives are accurate for this aquarium. It is fantastic with a breathtaking collection of creatures that live in the seas. The displays are fantastic. One could spend hours here. It is a real treat and next to the large shopping center Vasco De Gamma.

Visited September 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Fabulous oceanariums and interesting modern architecture”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Not cheap to enter but hours of entertainment and great metro and shopping centre designed by Calatrava and the amazing Vasco da gama bridge . Took the cable car one way which was fun. Fair amount of walking but well worth the trip .

Visited September 2013
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Dublin
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Best oceanario in Europe”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

It's huge, spacious and air conditioned. Clean aquariums. We've seen a lot of different species of fish, turtles, shellfish and marine animals. You need at least two hours to see everything.

Visited September 2013
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