Aquario Vasco da Gama, Lisbon

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#3 of 19 in Zoos & Aquariums in Portugal
Built to commemorate the discovery of the sea route to India by Vasco de Gama, Aquario Vasco da Gama presents tanks with 4,000 animals from over 200 species and an oceanographic museum. See different marine and freshwater ecosystems of the world in tanks ranging from 100 l (26 gal) vessels with tiny fish to 25,000 l (6,600 gal) pools filled with sharks, rays, and huge, oddly shaped creatures. There's even a 45,000 l (12,000 gal) tank that hosts African seals. Observe preserved specimens of tropical life and invertebrate species arranged in order of complexity. Among the 90 tanks, you'll also see Loggerhead sea turtles and a range of different amphibians. To visit Aquario Vasco da Gama on your trip to Lisbon, use our Lisbon attractions planner.
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  • Had visited the aquarium in small and now, nearly 20 years later, it's still fascinating. Both the Museum as the Aquarium are well valued, allowing a quiet visit with numerous species to explore. I had some pity of no longer having the turtles and seals (aquariums of which reminded me completely of girl), but I believe it is a matter for the sake of animals. Well worth the visit.
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  • Aquarium built in an area without use and exposure of Lisbon ended up being one of the most beautiful aquariums in the world. Imposing construction, beautiful fish, treatment with responsibility to the tourists and all visitors.
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  • There are expositions of underwater animals, birds there are conected with the sea and anfibious! Some rooms tell stories of the ancesters of portugal and the faun and flora related. I hope you enjoy!  more »
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  • Quiet location but not always with places available.
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