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Underwater Museum in Spain

Recently, Spain opened its unique underwater Museum Museo Atlantico Lanzarote to Public. This museum consists of 300 sculptors created by British artist Jason deCaires Taylor. This installation stands 14 meters beneath the surface of the Atlantic Ocean in Bahía de Las Coloradas (Coloradas Bay), on the south coast of Lanzarote. The museum spans an area of 2,500 square-metres. This museum can be explored by glass bottom boats, scuba divers, snorkelers. There are special tours carried for tourist to visit this museum. Non – divers need not to worry as a training session in the pool would be held to provide them with basic skills of diving. There are 10 groups of sculptures. Highlight of this museum are - Rubicon, a group of 35 human figures walking towards a wall. Models used to create this sculptures were lanzarote citizens. Another sculpture is where a hybrid human/ animal looking in the mirror which reflects the waves of the sea depicts the peaceful harmony between nature & human. A sculpture where a couple seeing taking a selfie refers to modern technology of the society. One of the interesting installations is where a business man dressed in suit is seeing playing on swing. This museum is created to spread the awareness of preserving the marine life. This museum will definitely gain some bonus points for Spain Tourism.