Share this post

user icon

Live

People Reading

This story now

  • Reads
  • 1 Feeds favorite favorite_border

8 Absolutely Amazing Aquariums That Were Unfortunately Abandoned

Once these amazing marine ecosystem spots were a big source of recreation. They had a large variety of aquatic species and many amusing options as well. These locations had massive aquariums and several recreational activities. Being one of the most popular tourist destinations, thousands of people used to come there to witness the miraculous glimpses of the manmade environment with alluring species. 

But unfortunately, many things went wrong and all these stunning sites are abandoned now. Financial crisis, lack of proper management, natural disasters etc. are the reasons behind their abandonment.

8 Absolutely Amazing Aquariums That Were Unfortunately Abandoned

8 Absolutely Amazing Aquariums That Were Unfortunately Abandoned

754 396
  in Travel & Adventure

These beautifully designed massive fish tanks are no more now.

These beautifully designed massive fish tanks are no more now.

1. Coral World, Bahamas

1. Coral World, Bahamas

Coral World was opened publicly in 1987 by Coral World International. This beautiful marine park is closed since the Hurricane Floyd caused a massive damage in 1999.

2. Old Cleveland Aquarium, US

2. Old Cleveland Aquarium, US

Old Cleveland Aquarium was opened in 1956 by Cleveland Aquarium Society. When it was left abandoned, it became a training center for Cleveland Police Department. Later, in 2012 a new aquarium was constructed.

Cleveland had the world's longest sea-tube i.e. 145-foot.

Cleveland had the world's longest sea-tube i.e. 145-foot.

Unfortunately, the old Cleveland aquarium was closed in 1985 due to financial crisis.

Unfortunately, the old Cleveland aquarium was closed in 1985 due to financial crisis.

Now The Greater Cleveland Aquarium is built.

3. Sea-Arama Marineworld, US

3. Sea-Arama Marineworld, US

This amazing marine world opened in 1965. It remained one of the most popular tourist destinations for decades.

Unfortunately, Sea- Arama was closed in 1990.

Unfortunately, Sea- Arama was closed in 1990.

4. Lalbagh Botanical Garden, India

4. Lalbagh Botanical Garden, India

Lalbagh botanical garden contains more than one thousand species of flora and is one of the main tourist attractions in India. It was built in 1970.

The aquarium inside the garden is now abandoned.

The aquarium inside the garden is now abandoned.

5. Saikaibashi Public Aquarium, Japan

5. Saikaibashi Public Aquarium, Japan

It began in 1960s and was operated for thirty years. In mid 1990s, it was closed.

Remains of Saikaibashi. This public aquarium was closed in 1990.

Remains of Saikaibashi. This public aquarium was closed in 1990.

6. Dolphin Island, Japan

6. Dolphin Island, Japan

Also called "Hiikuu Island", Dolphin Island used to be the most loved destination for travelers. It has now turned into a deserted island.

Destroyed water tank after being abandoned.

Destroyed water tank after being abandoned.

7. Atlantis Marine Park, Australia

7. Atlantis Marine Park, Australia

Atlantis Marine Park was opened in 1981 and closed in 1990 due to financial problems.

8. Abandoned Water Park, IsraelJordan

8. Abandoned Water Park, IsraelJordan

This marvelous colorful water park with a huge aquarium was closed in 2010.

Loved this? Spread it out then

comments Comment ()

Post as @guest useror
clear

clear
arrow_back

redo Pooja query_builder {{childComment.timeAgo}}

clear

clear
arrow_back

Be the first to comment on this story.

Report

close

Select you are Reporting

expand_more
  • +2351 Active user
Post as @guest useror

NSFW Content Ahead

To access this content, confirm your age by signing up.