Lisbon Oceanarium, Lisbon

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See more than 450 species of marine life at the biggest indoor aquarium in Europe, Lisbon Oceanarium. Peter Chermayeff designed this massive oceanarium, which opened to the public in 1998, so visitors could learn about native and foreign flora, fauna, and wildlife. View more than 16,000 creatures, including sunfish, penguins, birds, sea otters, sharks, jellyfish, and rays. You'll also find activities for children of all ages. Take a guided tour, participate in a workshop, or sleep overnight with the sharks. Lisbon Oceanarium is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Lisbon Edition.
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  • Very impressive aquarium, it revolves around a central bin passing through several themed rooms. Worth the visit!
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  • Nice, well organized. Recommended for those with children or as an extra thing to do when you have finished to see Lisbon.
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  • I visited for the first time and I was delighted by the diversity of fish; A location to return the visit; I advise you to buy tickets online to avoid queues; Recommend!
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Check into one of Lisbon's grand city center hotels to position yourself well to explore the central historical districts on foot. To avoid the potentially high prices of some of the Old Town's central upscale hotels, try staying in a hostel instead. While some hostels have an upper age limit for their guests, they're affordable and oftentimes offer access to attractions on par with or better than bigger hotels. In the upper town, opt for one of the family-run bed and breakfasts, which provide affordable rooms and, as the name would suggest, include a meal as well.
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