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Civic Aquarium of Milan

Civic Aquarium of Milan
Civic Aquarium of Milan
Date opened 1906
Location Viale Gadio, Milan, 20121 Italy
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Number of species 100+
Website .eu.acquariocivicomilanowww

The Civic Aquarium of Milan (Acquario Civico di Milano in Italian) an aquarium in Milan, Italy. It is the only surviving building of those constructed for the world expo of 1906 in Milan, and is sited on the edge of Sempione Park.[1][2] Over 100 different types of underwater life are located in the several tanks with a particular attention for the fishes and aquatic vegetation of the Italian seacoasts, lakes, and rivers.[3]

The facade of the aquarium includes a Neptune statue, the Roman god of water and the sea, created by Oreste Labò.

The aquarium library, which is open to the public, has one of Italy’s most prestigious collection of marine biology publications.

Gallery

References

  1. ^ Milano e Provincia, Touring Club Italiano, ed.2003, autori vari.
  2. ^ Le città d'Arte: Milano, Guide brevi Skira, ed.2008, autori vari.
  3. ^ http://www.acquariocivicomilano.eu

External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • Official website
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