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The Lisbon Oceanarium in the Parque das Nações is the largest indoor aquarium in Europe. It is home to over 16000 marine animals of 450 species housed in 30 tanks. Built by American architect Peter Chermayeff, the building resembles an aircraft carrier, and is built on a pier in an artificial lagoon. Its main exhibit is the central aquarium which represents the Global Ocean, in which varied species such as sharks, tunas, stingrays, mackerel, barracudas and tropical fish coexist. Around the central tank are 4 different ecosystems with native flora and fauna - North Atlantic coast, Antarctic coast, Temperate Pacific kelp forests, and Tropical Indian coral reefs. There are 25 other smaller aquariums representing habitats from around the world. Explore the complex to see diverse species including birds such as penguins, puffins and terns, mammals (otters), and amphibians such as salamander, newts and tree frogs.

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About Oceanarium

 Esplanada Dom Carlos I, s/nº, Lisbon, Portugal

 +351 218 917 002

 http://www.oceanario.pt

Oceanarium and Nearby Attractions on Map

Nearby Attractions km / mile
Parque das Nações

Parque das Nações(0.6 km)
Built for the 1998 World Expo in the eastern side of Lisbon, the Parque das Nações or Park of the Nations is the city's modern quarter.

Pavilhão do Conhecimento

Pavilhão do Conhecimento(0.2 km)
Ciência Viva is an interactive science and technology museum that aims to make science accessible to all, stimulating experimentation and exploration of the physical world.

MEO Arena

MEO Arena(0.5 km)

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