Aquarium Vasco da Gama

The aquarium was inaugurated on 1898, may 20th.

The aquarium was inaugurated in 1898 with the support of D. Carlos I (1863-1908), and its main aim was to offer the visitor direct contact with the great riches of the aquatic world.

There is a very diversified collection of objects related to the oceanographic research promoted by D. Carlos.

The aquarium has 4000 specimens of marine fauna and flora from the world's various ecosystems.

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