Lisbon Oceanarium voted ‘World’s Best Aquarium’

in News · 06-09-2018 09:58:00 · 0 Comments
Lisbon Oceanarium voted ‘World’s Best Aquarium’

Lisbon’s Oceanarium has, for the third time, been voted the ‘Best Aquarium in the World’ in the ‘Travelers Choice 2018’ reviews on travel site TripAdvisor.

With a total of 33,854 reviews the Oceanarium had an overall rating of 4.5 out of 5. It was voted the World’s Best Aquarium by TripAdvisor reviewers in 2015 and 2017, and is one of the most visited cultural facilities in Portugal, having received 1.3 million visitors last year, registering the best year ever.
Of the total reviews, 64 percent rated the Lisbon Oceanarium as ‘Excellent’ and 27 percent as ‘Very Good’.
This year celebrating its 20th anniversary, Lisbon Oceanarium has,
since its inauguration, welcomed more than
23 million visitors from 185 countries.
As well as being one of Portugal’s most popular attractions it has also established itself as an international point of reference for knowledge on the ocean and conservation.
In 2017 alone, Lisbon Oceanarium involved more than 168,000 children and adults in educational activities and financed 10 conservation projects to a total of €200,000.

João Falcato, administrator of Lisbon Oceanarium, said: “For us, it is an honour that
our visitors continue to value our work and
mission of conserving the Oceans.
“It is through our vast
and dedicated team that we have managed to provide unique and
experiences. Twenty years after its
inauguration, being
considered the best aquarium in the world is something we are proud of and motivates us to continue to promote the ocean”.
Tripadvisor is the largest travel site in the world with more than 661 million reviews and opinions.
Travelers’ Choice Awards, from the TripAdvisor’s trip
portal, highlights the best in the world, according to the evaluations of its users.


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