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Istanbul Aquarium

#36 of 1,071 things to do in Istanbul Features Animals
Senlikkoy Mahallesi, Yesilkoy Halkali Cad. No:93, Florya, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 4449744729
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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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Senlikkoy Mahallesi, Yesilkoy Halkali Cad. No:93, Florya, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 4449744729
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Reviewed 1 week ago

i thought i have finished the trip (in the middle) but turns out it has lots of seciton :D even i see real pinguin.. waw hahaha just go and wonder.. but i suggest turn off the flash in your phone before entry ;)

Thank mrryansilalahi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful Aquarium with many activities taking you from Medi sea to Aega sea then to Amazon jungles to the southern pole to many different places and eras. Many stalls to buy juices and snacks. Great pleasure for kids.

2  Thank Abu_Firas_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very comprehensive establishment and covers different oceans of the world with detail along with a rain forest.

Thank Muhammad Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Would recommend to anyone visiting Istanbul, well kept faculty and reasonably priced, a lot of variety of fish and sea life. There are many resultant and cafe's to enjoy after the tour and a very nice mall adjacent to the facility. Gary Florida

Thank Gary D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A Wonderfull place ! The weather changes as the fish of different areas change ! The amazon simulation is just awesome . It is connected to a good shopping mall and it has a good souvenir shop. U can take a van for just 7...More

1  Thank Kamand97
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Its one of the beat aquarium i have seen.. it has almost all kind of sea life.. along with sea life it has sea view. Nort and south pole life which has penguing in there for which they had snow and temperature maintainance. Tropical forest...More

Thank Palwasha A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

this is one of the biggest aqvarium with largest collection of sea life divided by multiple themes ,its a great experience for family as a whole ,also the amazon rain forest is replicated in this center that is very intersting for all visitors.

Thank Farhad S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The place is very nice to take you on an underwater tour where you get to know the various sea creatures and there is a miniature model of the Amazon forests where the tropical atmosphere there is a restaurant and coffee shop in the location...More

Thank Hanan H
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We visited Istanbul Aquarium on our 1st Visit of Istanbul in November 2012. The Aquarium is very huge and it is ranked number 1 Aquarium in Europe.

Thank Farrukh S
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Amazingly classified and can compete with any aquarium in the world. this is a gem of a place for kids

Thank Rohanmhn
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