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Istanbul Aquarium

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Address: Senlikkoy Mahallesi, Yesilkoy Halkali Cad. No:93, Florya, Istanbul, Turkey
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+90 4449744729

The Biggest Thematic Aquarium of the World İstanbul Akvaryum, where fish...

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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Best Auarium we have visited, Yet!

Thia particular Aquarium is fantastic, very family friendly , kids friendly , pushchair & wheelchair friendly. It has the most beautiful water life species ever! There were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thia particular Aquarium is fantastic, very family friendly , kids friendly , pushchair & wheelchair friendly. It has the most beautiful water life species ever! There were penguins to shark, piranha and more! ideal place to visit if you are in istanbul and so near to the airport. 10/0

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We spent most of the day at the Aquarium enjoying the sea life. The is a nice viewing area and very educational.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was huge, really versatile, has many themes, and I never seen this many fish species, I was really impressed All the family loved this place, it's rare for all of us to love something, since we are of different ages and interests. Definitely recommended.

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Baku, Azerbaijan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place for visit if you are traveling with children 5+ years old. You can see a lot of different fishes and other ocean animals.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredible to see all, specially newly added penguins were worth to see. As personal favorite, seeing all sharks were some crazy to get so close.

Thank Sercan S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is really beautiful, large and interesting. If you visit Istanbul you should visit the aquarium or maybe dive with sharks. That is also a phenomenal experience :D

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is interesting for both kids and adults. Specially Amazon forests section was very nice and I think very innovative.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i would rate this place amungst the best of all locations in istanbul.. i think its a great deal. if you come through a travel agent, they can get you a further discount of 20% on the stated price which is 60lira per adult.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

I have been there with my family Kids was very happy and we spent great time together and discover the world of aquarium It located near to airport

Thank Kaldo R
Antalya, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Fabulous day out for kids to watch & enjoy the fish species from not only Turkish coast but also Oceans worldwide... You can discover a wide variety of species that you can hardly meet in your life and experience penguins at the end. Located next to Aqua Florya Shopping Mall in Florya it would be easy to combine a half... More 

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