Aquario da Bacia do Rio Sao Francisco, Belo Horizonte

3.8
#3 of 7 in Zoos & Aquariums in State of Minas Gerais
Aquario da Bacia do Rio Sao Francisco is the Largest freshwater aquarium in Brazil, serving to raise awareness about the role of the river and to defend Brazilian environmental preservation. The 2,700 kilometer (1,700 mile) long river, spanning 5 Brazilian provinces, contains one of the richest faunas, which are reproduced in the aquarium. Located within the Belo Horizonte Zoo, the aquarium is not very large and you can view the 1,200 fish, representing 50 different species, all within a short visit. There is a cafeteria on site as well as a kiosk providing snacks for you to enjoy. See Aquario da Bacia do Rio Sao Francisco and all Belo Horizonte has to offer by arranging your trip with our Belo Horizonte holiday planner.
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  • Interesting aquarium about fishes of São Francisco River Basin, the biggest watershed totally inside Brazilian territory!!! You can see small to large fish species, including Surubim (over 30 kg...  more »
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  • There are beautiful fishes in the place and there is a parking near the local.
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