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Istanbul Akvaryum

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Senlikkoy Mahallesi, Yesilkoy Halkali Cad. No: 93 | Florya, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 444 97 44
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The Biggest Thematic Aquarium of the World İstanbul Akvaryum, where fish species living in the world’s seas can be seen, with the size of its travel route, thematic areas, a thousand square meter rainforest and interactive new generation technology compared to other aquariums in its field.Are you ready to travel on a route covering 16 thematic areas from the Black Sea to the Pacific Ocean and Amazon Rainforest by following a geographic route? Cultural, geographic, historical and architectural characteristics of relevant area, decorative items, interactive plays, sound and lighting, films and visual graphics where detailed information on that area are available in the thematic areas. Visitors can see sea animals belonging to these regions and get information about geographic and cultural characteristics of that region. What to Expect from İstanbul Akvaryum?Fish Feeding HoursIt is possible for you to watch this excellent show, during which our expert aquarists feed the most interesting living creatures of our aquarium. We look forward to seeing you at Istanbul Akvaryum, if you want to witness how Istanbul Akvaryum eat their meals by following fish feeding session.Amazon Rainforest in Istanbul…This section that makes the aquarium unique gives you similar feelings to Amazon rainforest. 5D CinemaThis special cinema in Istanbul Akvaryum that has the best motion program across the world takes the audience to different worlds with five movie options.Hurricane SimulatorYou will feel like you are in the middle of hurricane and live moments of excitement and adrenaline in our exclusively designed hurricane simulator. Mirror MazeYou will come across similar passages, endless reflections, thrilling dead-ends and new surprises at every corner while you are trying to find Mysterious Antique Totem of Amazon.Diving with Sharksİstanbul Akvaryum diving certificate is awarded to individuals, who dive after 30 minute diving activity in Istanbul Akvaryum, where diving with sharks and rays is possible in the main tank with a water capacity of 4 thousand cubic meters, which hosts 5 thousand creatures.
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“an aquarium” (16 reviews)
“nice aquarium” (10 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Senlikkoy Mahallesi, Yesilkoy Halkali Cad. No: 93 | Florya, Istanbul, Turkey
Senlikkoy Mahallesi, Yesilkoy Halkali Cad. No: 93 | Florya, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 444 97 44
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Istanbul Sea Life Aquarium is located at a place which is easily accessible by Metro .tunnel where you can see sharks swimming near your face . Good place for tourists entertainment .good price

Thank parand522000
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the aquarium a couple weeks ago and we really enjoyed our time here , there were very big sharks in the tanks and its rare to see this in aquariums weve seen before .

Thank Mdawlatian
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sharks and penguins, for example, have no reason to be in Turkey, kept in entirely unhealthy, unnatural environments. Do not fund the continuation of aquariums!

Thank JohnMyNameIsJohn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I had the chance to visit similar places in other countries, like the ones in Dubai and Malaysia, it would be obvious that I would compare this to the others. Nevertheless, for those who are going for the first time, they will enjoy the...More

Thank Hameed K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is big and very nice aquarium. Nice place to spend one day in.. The food court is nice and have a wonderful view on the sahil. You can have a round as well in the mall, even though it is expensive. I recommend it,...More

Thank Ramla R
Reviewed 21 November 2017

excellent! lots of fun. We got a discount on tickets as we stayed in Crowne Plaza Florya which is just next door. My children loved it.

Thank juststar
Reviewed 7 November 2017

there is sharks and Penguins certaily my daughter enjoy it but not outstanding there is mall close to it which had very expensive shops i think it is worth only 2 hours. better if you book through agency in Taksim who they offer free ride...More

1  Thank Mustafa Z
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Large range of exhibits, with lovely shark and ray tank. However the penguin tank was quite small, probably too small for the number of penguins they had. Can be accessed by the local bus from near the Galata bridge easily as well

1  Thank Frances R
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

The best place to visit with family. We almost spend 5 hours in there. This place has all the beautiful ocean species you can imagine.

Thank swam2017
Reviewed 24 October 2017

My daughter enjoyed alot seeing the fish and penguins. Penguins are a charm. It is a nice activity to do with small children after youve bored them with history and shopping. Tip: Buy a ticket at Sultan ahmet or Taksim shops of Vialand and get...More

1  Thank Agha T
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Nasma H
15 September 2017|
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Response from lesnet760 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, A few hours to a day will be good.