The new river aquarium is located in the heart of the Expo Zaragoza 2008 site, near the Spain
pavilion. It has 1,600 m2 of floor space open to the public and the outside design of the building
is enhanced by the waterfalls cascading from its flat roof, embellished by lighting effects at night.
The Zaragoza river aquarium pays homage to rivers, "revealing depths of their soul and their hidden fragility".
The visitor takes a journey through the aquatic ecosystems of five major rivers basins in different
geographical regions of the Earth: the Nile, the Mekong, the Amazon, the Murray Darling and the