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Istanbul Sea Life Aquarium

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Kocatepe Mah. Pasa Cad | Forum Istanbul, No: 5/5, Istanbul 34045, Turkey
+90 212 640 20 15
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EXPLORE AN AMAZING UNDERWATER WORLD!Experience one of the world's largest Ocean Tanks! Don't miss the amazing views from the Sea Bed in our 83m long Ocean Tunnel.Be amazed by Europe's largest collection of sharks at Shark Kingdom. Marvel at the Bowmouth, Bonnethead, Grey Reef Shark, Zebra, Sand Tiger sharks and many more as they swim majestically overhead.Find out how it feels to touch a sea star and other creatures in our amazing Interactive Rock Pool Experience.With shark dives, diver shows, creature feeds and children's play area, there is plenty for everyone at Istanbul SEA LIFE Aquarium.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Kocatepe Mah. Pasa Cad | Forum Istanbul, No: 5/5, Istanbul 34045, Turkey
+90 212 640 20 15
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It is very cool place to visit for everyone, doesn't matter you're a child or an adult. There is so nice and calm atmosphere, and amazing huge variety of fishes and sea creatures in unusually designed aquariums. It was so great idea to visit it,...More

Thank Anna V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

When I went to this place I didn’t think it’s so big and so beautiful. It’s a four levels place in which live fish sharks, stars, shrimp and many others. There is a cafe where can eat and play area for kids and a shop...More

Thank Ibrahim D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Positives: Worm welcoming. Amazing different kinds of undersea lives. Variety different kinds of fishes. Well-guiding pass ways to undersea live. Big old sharks. Biggest aquarium in the Istanbul. Octopus. Lobster. Kids playground. Areas of improvement: Exit is to outside the mall not as entrance from...More

Thank Metrek a
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An awesome place! You get to see different species. You can take great pictures. Just please, prepare your children, if you're bringing them. Sharks really go inches away from you and are magnified by the glass of the tunnel (you can see their teeth). I...More

Thank Stanimir G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

That was an mostly perfect sea life show ... a variety of sea life from octapus to shark and tiniest fishes ... it takes two hour to surf the sea ...

Thank Hasan A
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Really attractive place to visit,with various types of sea species,the access to different parts is easy and it has some small info nxt to each part. takin photos is allowed witgout flash,it takes near 1 hour to visit,and another good point is that it is...More

Thank Shiva-Mah
Reviewed 25 September 2017

nice for kids and have many kinds of sea life. it has good discount with lego land. it make take about 3 hours

Thank Ahmed A
Reviewed 18 September 2017

A wonderful aquarium with lots and lots of variety of marine life starting off from fish, starfish, turtles, crabs, sharks and what not. Definitely, a must-visit place for families with young kids. The kids would love to see the wide variety of sea life there....More

Thank waqarsarwar
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The place is very well made, but not as big as I was expecting. Especially since it is advertised as the biggest aquarium in Turkey. To me it seems this aquarium is more appropriate for children, as there is actually not so much to see...More

Thank leahmacun
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

It's nice to take some photos with large sharks while they are swimming on the tunnel. The aquarium is beside forum Istanbul so you can shop there as well.

Thank Reza A
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6 July 2017|
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Response from AtheerAlwaili | Reviewed this property |
there's no diving ,just cool sea life, however if you're looking for water games , you may try " Aqua Marine " instead
Rawinia D
14 November 2016|
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Response from Christina G | Reviewed this property |
we bought our tickets on the shuttle which picks up in sultanahmt by the German fountain I belive they where 70tl each with shuttle fare. I didn't see any exhibits that where hands on but it is a beautiful facility
Anum A
15 June 2016|
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Response from Babak K | Reviewed this property |
The istanbul aquarium is diffrent from sea life aquarium. The first one is so much bigger than the second one and is in the suburban of the stanbul, far from the city. And is one of the bigges aquarium in the world.but sea... More