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You Can Now Explore Europe’s Largest Aquarium On A Virtual Tour

By Alex Landon

You Can Now Explore Europe’s Largest Aquarium On A Virtual Tour

The Oceanogràfic aquarium is now welcoming virtual visitors.

If, like me, you were extremely jealous of those adorable penguins who got let loose on a tour of Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium last month, then we might have something to make you feel better.

Sunny Valencia is home to the largest aquarium in Europe (and third largest worldwide), and while it may be closed due to the coronavirus outbreak, you can still take a peek inside with their new virtual tour.

Housed in Valencia’s dramatic La Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias, The Oceanogràfic aquarium is a fascinating hub of science and education. Whilst it’s perhaps best done in real life, the 360º views of the aquarium which constitute the virtual tour are a fun way to see it from your sofa. Marine life including flamingos, turtles, sharks, dolphins, starfish, and plenty more can all be seen on the tour, all housed in impressive recreations of marine ecosystems.

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With the beaches likely remaining closed this summer, this is likely the most marine action you’re going to be seeing for the next few weeks or months – you can join the tour here!

If you missed it, the New York Aquarium Has Launched Live Webcams Of Its Shark & Giant Octopus Tanks.

Featured image: FromTheNorth, via Flickr