The first underwater museum in Europe

In the Canary Islands of Lanzarote, located in the Atlantic Ocean, there was Europe’s first underwater museum. 300 sculptures devoted to people or situations, characters who were residents themselves Canary Islands. The total area of the first underwater museum in Europe – 400 sq.m.

The first underwater museum in Europe

It creates the British sculptor Jason Taylor, who had a hand in the discovery of similar sites in the Bahamas, Cancun, Mexico, and the Antilles.

The process of creating something like this. Here, a model made by a migrant from Senegal, who now lives in Lampedusa. (Photo by Jason deCaires Taylor)

The first underwater museum in Europe

The collection of the island of Lanzarote Briton spent 2 years. (Photo by Jason deCaires Taylor)

The first underwater museum in Europe

All the sculptures are made of high-strength cement, to persist for centuries, but it does not harm the environment. (Photo by Jason deCaires Taylor)

The first underwater museum in Europe

As long as the water has had time to load the first 35 of 300 sculptures. (Photo by Jason deCaires Taylor)

The first underwater museum in Europe

The next sculpture is immersed in the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Lanzarote. (Photo by Jason deCaires Taylor)

The first underwater museum in Europe

cactus. It is an allusion to the flora and fauna of the island. (Photo by Jason deCaires Taylor)

The first underwater museum in Europe

Divers sculptures are arranged in order. (Photo by Jason deCaires Taylor)

The first underwater museum in Europe

The first underwater museum in Europe will take at the bottom area of about 400 sq … It will be located on 12 to 15 meters depth, which will see the sculptures not only divers, but also for tourists on land. (Photo by Jason deCaires Taylor)

The first underwater museum in Europe

The authorities of the island of Lanzarote allocated for the creation of this museum of 800 thousand euros. (Photo by Jason deCaires Taylor)

The first underwater museum in Europe

(Photo by Jason deCaires Taylor)

The first underwater museum in Europe

(Photo by Jason deCaires Taylor)

The first underwater museum in Europe

(Photo by Jason deCaires Taylor)

The first underwater museum in Europe

Source — Underwatersculpture.com, Facebook

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