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Aquario Vasco da Gama

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Rua Direita do Dafundo | Algés, 1495, Lisbon 1495, Portugal
+351 21 419 6337
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A trip down memory lane

Forget the aquarium at Oriente, just go for the charming old school version in Algés. The children... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Luc D
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Not the oceanarium

We thought this was the oceanarium - however, once we went inside, the photos were captioned with... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
EClar S
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Rua Direita do Dafundo | Algés, 1495, Lisbon 1495, Portugal
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Forget the aquarium at Oriente, just go for the charming old school version in Algés. The children we saw were very enthusiastic. Nothing modern about this place but it still has a certain appeal to it. The building is pretty and there are many different...More

Thank Luc D
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We thought this was the oceanarium - however, once we went inside, the photos were captioned with portugese and the small building looked old. The indoor "pools" were empty and there were not a variety of fish. We left after 15 minutes, which was more...More

Thank EClar S
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Discover the countries Vasco de Gama certainly loved the sea, on which he sailed to distant India, where, in 1498, he founded a Portuguese trade association with the Indians in the city of Calicut. He was awarded the title "Admiral of the Indian Ocean" by...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is must while visiting Lisbon. I was impresses by its unique presentation, the information is very accessible and well structuralized. The aquariam is beautiful!

Thank Daniela S
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing place to visit with your children! Good areas to relax and you really get to know better how life is like under the sea!

Thank DavidWill65
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

A great variety of fish and water creatures. Very relaxing and interesting to watch. The only thing that kept me from rating 5 stars is the fact that there is very little to no description in english.

Thank alexadut
Reviewed 4 January 2017

If you are looking for a old museum the Aquario vasco da gama is the right place. Here you can confirm/discover the way that museums were organized in the past.

Thank Mariana G
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Small aquarium and sea related museum but still nice specially to go with young kids or just by yourself. Teenagers might feel it as obsolete. Depending on your and kids relation with fish you will love, or not, the huge Koy carps in the pond...More

Thank fmmjrpm
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Enormous collection of sea life, in an ultra modern building. Very intelligent choice of species. Must go.

Thank manuelamarodem
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is the best aquarium I have ever seen and I have seen a lot of them in USA, Europe and Asia - and a few in Africa. Must visit if You like aquariums

Thank janboegh
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