Nemo 33

Posted by Scott

This is Nemo 33, the deepest swimming pool in the world. Located in Brussels, Belgium, the 113 ft. deep diving facility was designed by diving expert John Beernaerts for instruction, recreation, and film production.

I love the layout and colors of the space; the multi-level plateaus at the top are incredible. This really has a sort of 2001 vibe with a healthy dose of spent fuel pool thrown in. Would love to have a swim in there.

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mg33 says:

August 15, 2012 at 8:56 am

Came across videos of this place last month and was equally fascinated by it. I think the minimal looking structure lends to kind of an eerie feel to the place.


Aldous says:

August 15, 2012 at 12:01 pm

I was actually watching a special on this place yesterday… there’s also a bar/restaurant surrounding the place that you can go in afterwards and watch all your fellow divers as you have a drink (pretty much all the windows you can see in the second picture look out/in)


Stef says:

September 24, 2012 at 4:25 am

I’ve been there, it’s quite cool. The “tunnel” that goes all the way to the bottom can get quite crowded with divers going up and down, it’s not that big.

Anyone should be able to swim in it but if you want to dive you have to prove you are licensed (PADI, …). There is some supervision but not much.