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
You can experience a real sense of envy for those people who are traveling for the first time to the country of snow-white buildings, excellent ocean beaches and the best summer climate in Europe – Portugal.
CHARMING ANTIQUE PORTUGAL
Some 120 years ago, Portugal was a real metropolis of the colossal colonial empire, which was not affected by the armed conflicts in Europe. And the last two world wars did not affect the western end of continental Europe. This explains the preserved medieval urban development and a huge number of ancient historical buildings.
Portugal by the ocean
Portugal by the ocean
Portugal has the longest ocean coast among European countries, suitable for a beach holiday. The sandy beaches of Portugal, covered with golden sand, are the standard for a comfortable summer and autumn vacation. In coastal waters, many underwater objects have survived for experienced and novice divers. Diving in Portugal annually gathers true underwater adventurers in secluded coastal corners. Continue reading