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“Great place to spend a wet day”

Oceanario de Lisboa
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US$40.74*
and up
Lisbon 48-Hour Hop-On Hop-Off Tour with...
Ranked #1 of 515 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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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Not the sort of place we would normally visit but we really enjoyed the experience. Amazing fish in huge tanks. mesmerising to sit and watch. Located very close to a big shopping centre with a semi decent food court.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank GaryandBev19
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent experience,large quantity of exhibits.The biggest nature Oceanário in the world.You take the metro,stop at oriente station and you find it easily.The area close is very beautiful,green,ideal for walking in front of the Atlantic coast.Plus there are also elevators that offer you a unique view of Lisbon.For sure a place to visit when you will be in Lisbon!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank NikosPsirras
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Good family day out with a cost of €39 which is not too bad. I've only ever been to one other Oceanarium (in London) and I'd say this one is better with more side tanks and exhibits.
There are also a few kid friendly activities around the Oceanarium and the area is quite a pleasant place to while away a few hours on a sunny day.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank carlevans1967
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

Very nice and big aquarium.... really worth it. You can find very strange species of fish and animals ... you can get there either by taxi or metro and if the latter you can after take a cable that goes on the river and allow you to see the expo area. There is also a big mall nearby.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Martina G
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

A bit out of town but worth to see. Huge central aquarium with a multitude of fish and quite a lot of smaller tanks. Very didactic for children.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Marc S
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