How does the new oceanarium in Moscow

• How does the new oceanarium in Moscow

in Moscow at ENEA opened Oceanography Center August 5 and "Moskvarium" marine biology. A day earlier, the object visited by Vladimir Putin, who is coming, not every construction site in Moscow. Accompanied by the Mayor of Moscow Sergey Sobyanin and Nisanova the Year, one of the investors in the project, the president visited the aquarium. Investments in facilities amounted to $ 250-270 million, creators call it one of the largest in Europe.

How does the new oceanarium in Moscow

Oceanarium for "oil"

The total area of ​​the aquarium - 53 000 sq. m (considering pools area). It is located on the left downstream from the main avenue of the Exhibition Center pavilions "Chemical Industry" and "Oil".

How does the new oceanarium in Moscow

Excursion from billionaire

The day before the official opening of the complex Year of Nisan, one of the investors of the project (the second - his partner Zarah Iliev), conducted a tour of the aquarium for Vladimir Putin and Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin. President of Russia distinguished by a special love for the inhabitants of the watery world: he flies almost every year to the construction of another Oceanarium, Vladivostok, which has dragged on for more than 10 years. The company's owner, the general contractor NPO "Mostovik" Oleg SHishov and CEO of the company-customer Alex Poplavsky arrested and awaiting trial on charges of embezzlement of budget funds.

How does the new oceanarium in Moscow

Old Friends

Together with Vladimir Putin on August 4 "Moskvarium" visited Arkady Rotenberg (pictured center) and Ilham Rahimov (pictured right). Rahimov - Putin's classmate and co-owner of some objects in the portfolio of the Year Nisanova and Zarah Iliev. Arkady Rotenberg, told "Kommersant" Andrey Kolesnikov that he "helped" to implement the project of oceanarium. "Arkady Rotenberg was a guest of the Year Nisanova, because they have good relations", - said the representative Nisanova. Financial participation in the aquarium Rotenberg he denied.

How does the new oceanarium in Moscow

The three zones

Aquarium divided into three zones: zone aquariums, swimming area with dolphins and aqueous zone show. The auditorium can accommodate 2,500 people. It is assumed that in the area of ​​swimming with dolphins will be carried out rehabilitation activities for children with disabilities.

How does the new oceanarium in Moscow

House for thousands of visitors

Volume 80 aquariums aquarium is 3 million liters. They occupy an area of ​​12 000 sq. m, at the same time examine them may more than 1000 people.

How does the new oceanarium in Moscow

Tons of salt

Aquarium accommodates 25 million liters of water. To access it, it took more than 700 tons of sea salt, a further 80 million tonnes of salt per month required for its operation.

How does the new oceanarium in Moscow

Orca Passion

In the aquarium there are three killer whales and beluga two. The history of the first catch orcas Year Nisan in an interview with Forbes described this way: "When I saw the photo orcas, just turned his face down, felt so sorry. Maybe let go? And I say, it's not a goldfish. On the other hand, we are confident it will be a stunner, people like it. " In October 2014, activists of the "Center for Animal Welfare Rights" Vita "was accused aquarium builders that killer whales waiting for its opening months living on the territory of the Exhibition Center in inappropriate conditions. After the scandal and clashes activists of "green" to the protection of the complex administration of the oceanarium recognized that whales actually held at ENEA, but said that the conditions were created for them the most comfortable. Now, according to the conviction of the owners of killer whales is adjusted constant care. For example, applicants for the position of dentists for them sought through international hantingovogo agency.

How does the new oceanarium in Moscow

Ticket prices

A visit to the aquarium will not be cheap: the price of adult ticket is 600 rubles a day and 800 at night, for the children - 500 and 400 rubles. The weekend ticket and all will cost 1000 rubles.