Barcelona Aquarium

The slogan of Barcelona Aquarium is “If you haven’t been here, you haven’t been to Barcelona.” It might not be a revolutionary great aquarium, but on a rainy day or on a day where the children are in focus, the aquarium is a great activity. This is supposed to be the largest aquarium in Europe, and the coolest attraction is the 80-meter-long “hall” where you can watch sharks and other fishes as you walk through it.

The aquarium has more than 35 aquariums and 11.000 animals from 450 different species. This gives you a fantastic opportunity to explore the mysterious depths of the ocean without getting wet. The aquarium is officially known as L’Aquàrium de Barcelona, is like a magical underwater kingdom. Located by the sea in Port Vell, it’s a special home for thousands of marine creatures. The aquarium is not just a place to see fish; it’s a journey into the heart of the ocean.

As you wander through the aquarium, you’ll come face to face with some incredible marine residents. From playful penguins to majestic sharks, the variety of sea life is astounding. The enormous Oceanarium is a highlight, where a transparent tunnel surrounds you, giving the feeling of walking on the ocean floor. It’s like having a front-row seat to the underwater show!

The aquarium is not just about looking at fish – it’s about experiencing the ocean. There are interactive exhibits and touch pools where you can feel the texture of starfish or even get a close-up look at a sea urchin. It’s a hands-on adventure that makes learning about marine life fun for everyone.

Beyond the mesmerizing displays, Barcelona Aquarium is committed to marine conservation and education. They run programs to raise awareness about the importance of protecting our oceans. Learning about the creatures in the aquarium also helps visitors understand why it’s crucial to keep our oceans clean and healthy.

Barcelona Aquarium

Moll Espanya Del Port Vell, 08039 Barcelona
Metro: Barceloneta
Entrance fee: 25 Euro (18 Euro children)

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