December 16, 2018

Aquarium showcasing local fauna comes to Jerusalem’s Biblical Zoo

Jerusalem’s Biblical Zoo inaugurated the city’s first aquarium, displaying hundreds of species of fish from the Mediterranean and the Red Sea.

After eight years of construction and a total investment of one hundred million shekels, the 7,000 square-meter aquarium opened to the media on Monday and is due to open to the public in a few weeks.

The aquarium, which has been built next to the zoo, includes 33 tanks containing many diverse species such as stingrays, clownfish, sea urchins, and sharks.

Israel’s first aquarium is inaugurated at the Biblical