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Aquaparque do Restelo - Lisboa, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member tmob
N 38° 42.710 W 009° 12.921
29S E 481277 N 4284821
Quick Description: A defunct water park in Lisbon
Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Date Posted: 5/16/2017 12:16:03 PM
Waymark Code: WMVQ1T
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
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Long Description:
Aquaparque was usually a crowded water park until July 1993, when a tragic accident happened. Two children died in the park, after having been sucked into a pipe which was left open. This incident and a more rigorous legislation dictated the closure of Aquaparque and eleven other water parks (half of the total of water parks that existed in Portugal by that time).

A 1993's news about the accident: (visit link)
Date Park Opened: 1/1/1989

Date Park Closed: 1/7/1993

Rua Colégio de S. José - Restelo

Current Use or Function:
Abandoned, but there are rumours that it is going to be turned in two a garden/park in the future.

Is the park still there?: Yes

If not, what is in its place now?: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
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