Istanbul Aquarium Complex, Florya
The Biggest Thematic Aquarium Of The World
In comparison to other aquariums of its class containing fish species living in the world’s seas, it is the newest with its travel route, thematization, interactivity, rainforest and cutting-edge technology.
Istanbul Akvaryum holds a leading position among worldwide aquariums thanks to its volume, variety of fish species, and the activities on travel routes. It is a project which makes ‘firsts’ and ‘mosts’ in its field.
The visitors, by following a geographical route, travel on a route that hosts 16 themes and 1 rainforest going from the Black Sea towards the Pacific.
In thematization of the spaces, there appear cultural, geographical, historical and architectural properties of each space with suitable decorative elements, interactive games, movies, and visual graphics by which details about the region are provided. Sound and lighting systems of each space have been arranged in conformity with this thematization.
Istanbul Akvaryum is managed by specialists in their field and in compliance with international standards in every sense.
All living creatures in Istanbul Akvaryum continue to live in the conditions as nearest as possible to those of their habitat.
Istanbul Akvaryum In Figures
Water volume: 6.800 cubic meters; 64 tanks in total
A two-storey giant project with total area of 22.000 square meters on 100-decare land,
Approximately 1.500 species, 17.000 land and sea creatures in total, which are interesting from each other.
Address : Senlikkoy Mahallesi, Yesilkoy Halkalı Cad. No : 93 Florya – Istanbul
Bogazici Zoo and Botanic Park
- The zoo is located (in Darıca) approximately 40 minutes drive outside of Istanbul’s center and is a great day out for children. There are many animals to see and a huge variety of plants and flowers to discover. It is entertaining and educational and houses an excellent restaurant, which will suit the tastes of both you and your children. There is also a gift shop, where souvenirs can be purchased.
- VIALAND, the first shopping, entertainment and lifestyle complex in Turkey and the world to combine a theme park, shopping center and exhibition center in one, with an investment by the Gürsoy Group and Via Properties partnership valued at 650 million dollars, opened its doors to visitors on May 26, 2013.
VIALAND, which is spread over an area equal to 100 football fields, provides affordable alternatives that appeal to every age and interest group with the wide range of brands it targets with 110 thousand square meters of leasable commercial space on its shopping streets.
Address: Yeşilpınar Mahallesi
Şehit Metin Kaya Sokak No:11 34065 Eyüp/İstanbul Phone: +90 212 600 01 00VIALAND Tema Park
Working Days / Weekends : 12:00-19:00 / 21:00-24:00Between 19:00-21:00 Tema park unites are closed
- Looking for family attractions and things to do in Istanbul? Visit Istanbul SEA LIFE Aquarium, located in Forum Istanbul Shopping Mall and home to an exciting collection of sea creatures. With an amazing 83m long underwater Ocean Tunnel, 270 degree panoramic viewing Sea Bed, 21 themed zones with 47 display tanks and more than 15,000 sea creatures, the aquarium is the perfect stop for family fun! To get any closer you would have to get wet!
Be amazed by Europe’s largest shark collection at Shark Kingdom. Marvel at the Bowmouth, Hammerhead, Grey Reef Shark, Zebra and Sand Tiger Sharks and many more as they swim majestically overhead
See our amazing underwater Ocean Tunnel first hand
Touch a starfish or crab in our Touchpool Experience
Watch our fish feeding shows throughout the day
Don’t miss Europe’s newest interactive experience “Amazing Creations” where children draw their dream fish, color it, scan it on a multimedia scanner and watch it come alive in the digital aquarium.
Address: Kocatepe Mah., Paşa Cad., 34045 Bayrampaşa/İstanbul
Phone: 0212 640 2740
Working Hours: 10:00-22.00