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Bosphorus Zoo

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Crocos Place | Adres, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 262 653 66 66
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A great place to stay back if you are a nature and animal lover.do wear comfortable... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2018
sharjeelcool
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Mumbai, India
via mobile
Not well suited for international tourists

This was an interesting little zoo. Clearly a lower budget affair, but a fair mix of animals... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2016
LonelyWanderer2016
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Istanbul, Turkey
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13 Mar 2018
“Good”
14 Nov 2016
“Not well suited for international tourists”
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Crocos Place | Adres, Istanbul, Turkey
Grand Bazaar
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+90 262 653 66 66
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

A great place to stay back if you are a nature and animal lover.do wear comfortable clothes&shoes.this place is a must visit

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Reviewed 14 November 2016

This was an interesting little zoo. Clearly a lower budget affair, but a fair mix of animals. There was no English on the map or signs, except for the name of the animals. The staff also did not speak any English, though they were definitely...More

4  Thank LonelyWanderer2016
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Reviewed 16 August 2015

The most terrible zoo I've ever been. Poor animals seem to be suffering there. I never saw a lori with such a bad fur and felt sorry about every animal there. Only one parrot looks happy. Place itself is very small both for people (99%...More

23  Thank NataliSB
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Reviewed 30 January 2015

We visited this lovely medium sized zoo on our recent trip to Istanbul and I have to say I (surprisingly) really enjoyed it. It's a little way out but if you visit the website you can translate it into English and our hotel was very...More

17  Thank Heather N
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Reviewed 23 February 2013

It's difficult to call this place a Zoo even after visiting Moscow or Singapore Zoos. Nevertheless there were a lot children we couldn't walk thru because local Turkish women smoked too much sigaretss and it was impossible even for us to breath.

28  Thank Ziya M
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Reviewed 6 September 2010

It is quite far out of Istanbul - we were in the area and so went to visit it. It is not well sign posted either, but the local people directed us to it. The whole place looks a bit tired (we did however, go...More

27  Thank MFMC
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streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to
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