World’s Best Aquarium
This famous travel portal presented the Top 10 Aquariums in 2017, and after an analysis on the quality of the service and visitors reviews, the Ocenário got 1st place.
The Oceanário de Lisboa is a public aquarium whose prestige is widely recognized, not only in Lisbon and Portugal but also across the world. Its exceptional exhibitions and the architectural features of its buildings, full of symbolism, allow a unique and unforgettable experience.
The Oceanário consists of two buildings connected by a large forecourt: the original Oceans Building and the new Sea Building. The forecourt, from which the exhibitions and the educational area can be accessed, boasts a magnificent panel featuring 55 thousand tiles.
Last year the Oceanário received visitors from 180 countries that shared more than 29.000 reviews, most of them classified as Excellent.
With more than 20 million visitors since its opening in 1998, the Ocenário is one of Portugal’s most important touristic attractions.