Lisbon Oceanarium in the Park of Nations
The coastal country of Portugal throughout its history is closely connected with the sea, so if you are interested in the sights of Portugal related to the sea, you have something to visit in Portugal. In the capital of Portugal, Lisbon is one of the largest aquariums in the world. Every year, over a million visitors come to watch the life of marine inhabitants through panoramic glass.
The advantage of the Lisbon Oceanarium is that it was created not just for the entertainment of the general public, but also for general educational purposes. For example, in the building of the Oceanarium there are departments of marine biology and oceanography, where many scientific lessons are held that will be interesting to both adults and children.
The architectural feature of the Oceanarium in Lisbon is that it was built directly on the water – on the banks of the Tagus River, and with a land it is connected by a 2-level ramp. The oceanarium was opened for visitors in 1998, and in 2011 another building was opened for temporary exhibitions. Continue reading
Choose what to see in Portugal:
From unique nature to man-made monuments
This is an ideal country for lovers to discover something new. The history of ancient cities and endless beaches, the sea and the cliffs, modern trading ports and fishing huts are all intricately intertwined in a small European country. Fans of traditional routes should recommend exploring Portugal from its capital, old Lisbon. The city is already twenty centuries old, it was conquered by the ancient Romans, the Templars built palaces here, artisans built their neighborhoods. Today it is a city of intriguing streets, magnificent squares, and rare trams. Nightlife with eclectic restaurants, bohemian cafes and stylish nightclubs is very tempting here. During the day, you can find many boutiques with fashionable clothes, museums, ancient attractions. All this is fanned by a romantic coastal setting and charming northern nature. Add to all the sporting life of the city, with the boiling passions of fans and a real excitement of games, whether it be soccer or golf. Continue reading