Copenhagen Aquarium

Copenhagen aquarium, the Blue Plant, was opened in March 2013. The architectural form
of the aquarium resembles a whirlpool of water. It is the largest aquarium in Scandinavia.

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The long entrance to the aquarium, Kastrup Airport to the right. We were there during the autumn school break so it was full of families and children.

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The entrance in the centre, and the exit to the left. The aquarium has 8 sections, 53 aquariums and 20,000 fish and animals.

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Coral reef tanks to the left, the Ocean in front and to the right.

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The coral reef tanks.

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Glass walls allow you to get very close to the fish.

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Part of the Ocean display with sharks.

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Part of the Ocean display.

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The large Ocean tank in front.

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The largest tank.

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A tunnel under one of the Ocean tanks.

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A tank with lion fish and stone fish. You can barely make out the stone fish, the lump in the upper left and several to the right.

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There are several tanks with sea horses.

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Weedy sea dragons.

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There were displays like this, about how fish can hide in different ways, with explanations in Swedish, English and German.

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A tank full of angelfish, Pterophyllum scalare.

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Part of the Amazon exhibition. There are butterflies, birds and four tanks that you also can see from above or from a floor below.

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Arapaima, the largest freshwater fish of Amazonas that can weigh up to 200 kg

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The tank with Piranha, seen from above.

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The same tank with Piranha seen from the floor below.

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Herring, part of the cold water exhibition.

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Display of the waters around the Faroe islands.

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The section with seals, which you can observe from the outside and from the inside.

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You exit through the gift shop.

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2 thoughts on “Copenhagen Aquarium

  1. dear annette, dear björn,

    i’d like to ask, if i could use some of your copenhagen fotos for the website of my friend. he’s a painter and made the whole interior design of the aquarium. i would appreciate it a lot, as your fotos are really cool! cheers from munich, verena

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