Dive with us into the depths of seas and oceans around the planet, knowing which are the five largest aquariums in the world.
Today in Por Conocer we are going to dive into the depths of the sea, although without getting wet. And that is what aquariums are for, to get to know the seabed and the species that inhabit the oceans around the world up close. Join us now to find out what they are the largest aquariums in the world.
Georgia Aquarium, in Atlanta (United States)
It is curious that one of the largest aquariums in the world is located in a city that has no sea like Atlanta, but that’s the way it is. The aquarium in this North American city, which bears the name of the state of Georgia, is open every day of the year and offers its visitors the chance to see more than 500 species of marine animalshighlighting the specimens of whale sharks and belugas.
Dubai Mall Aquarium, Dubai
If there is a place where almost all architectural eccentricities have a place, that is Dubai, so it is not surprising to find a huge aquarium and underwater zoo in a shopping mall, the Dubai Mall, which on the other hand is the largest in the world. With more than ten million liters of water and the largest acrylic panel in the world, it is located on the ground floor of this peculiar shopping center.
Churaimi Aquarium, in Okinawa (Japan)
Motobú It is a coastal city on the Japanese island of Okinawa that in the seventies organized a World Expo dedicated to the oceans. In the complex that was built to house this exhibition is the Churaimi Aquarium, another of the largest aquariums in the world and one of the few that, like the one in Atlanta, features whale sharks between the specimens. In fact, they are specialized in their upbringing.
L’Oceanografic, in Valencia (Spain)
In Spain we have one of the largest aquariums in the world, L’Oceanografic, in the City of Arts and Sciences of Valencia. In fact, it is the largest aquarium in Europe this one that was inaugurated in the year 2003 and that is divided according to the different marine environments that exist in the world, all the seas and oceans. all within a spectacular buildingdesigned by the architect Félix Candelas.
Turkuazoo, in Istanbul (Turkey)
One of the main tourist attractions in Istanbul, since it was inaugurated in the year 2009, is Turkuazooanother large aquarium with more than ten thousand fish of ten thousand different species and with a huge underwater tunnel, the largest in Europe. This aquarium is located in the facilities of Forum Istanbulanother large shopping center in Bayrampaşa, one of the districts on the European side of the Turkish capital.
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