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Istanbul Aquarium

#37 of 1,051 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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“mirror maze” (7 reviews)
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Senlikkoy Mahallesi, Yesilkoy Halkali Cad. No:93, Florya, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 4449744729
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can find many kind of sea creatures there, Glassy Tunnels, different kind of sharks and finally a small store with souvenirs.

Thank Afshin H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I done visit here after 5 years again for second time. In compare with South Africa, thailand and Malaysia aquarium i think this is number one designed and completed aquarium in the world.

Thank Farrokh G
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I'm a fish lover and really enjoyed the time that I spent there .. the tour almost took 2 hours ..beautiful theme with a lot of species .. they have free ride to take you to their place .. it's a place that's should consider...More

1  Thank Dana I
Reviewed 23 May 2017

A worth to visit place, very good efforts had been put to make suitable environment for various sea creatures.

Thank A F
Reviewed 22 May 2017

It takes about two hours to take the whole tour , a lot to see & Enjoy , I took the Premium Tour, Did not take the Helicopter Simulation Ride & Did not get in the Mirrors Room , We enjoyed the tour & Learned...More

Thank tmahlab
Reviewed 22 May 2017

I love it. This is fantastic place to spend many time in it.All family members enjoy spending time in it.

Thank fahimeh22
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This is fantastic place to spend about 3 hours. We toke the shuttle from Taksim and it was free BUT you need to buy tickets from the driver first. the driver was friendly and gave us many tourist information in English about many places we...More

Thank Jalal Q
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Istanbul Aquarium is amazing! We visited it at the end of our journey. We bought the gold tickets and at the end we had a helicopter ride simulation. We had a virtual tour of Istanbul after we visited the main tourist attractions and it was...More

1  Thank Cristina2014CI
Reviewed 28 March 2017

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...More

Thank sehtain11
Reviewed 28 March 2017

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

Thank lesnet760
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Natalie Y
hello wich is thebest mall in istanbul the europio side? thanks in Advance
23 May 2017|
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Response from Hamza_ayash | Reviewed this property |
Hello, There are many nice malls like Mall of Istanbul one of the largest malls in turkey, Istinye mall, Kanyon mall, Palladium, Trump towers mall, Istanbul Cevahir is the largest shopping mall in Europe and the second in... More
Imad H
can I book a dive with sharks in istanbul aquarium? how coast the dive? ps: I'm a scuba diver p**
29 April 2017|
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Response from Melisa B | Reviewed this property |
I dont thing that is possible. The only scuba diver I so it was a man who clean the aquarium.