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Istanbul Akvaryum

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Senlikkoy Mahallesi, Yesilkoy Halkali Cad. No: 93 | Florya, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 212 444 97 44
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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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“sea life” (26 reviews)
“nice aquarium” (10 reviews)
“suez canal” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Senlikkoy Mahallesi, Yesilkoy Halkali Cad. No: 93 | Florya, Istanbul, Turkey
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+90 212 444 97 44
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"sea life"
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"nice aquarium"
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"suez canal"
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"souvenir shop"
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"ataturk airport"
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"ticket price"
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"marmara sea"
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"entrance fee"
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"few hours"
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"great place to visit"
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"taksim square"
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"turkish lira"
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"turkey"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice experience. Attending and careful staff and trainers. A lot of species, clorated fishes...we dived with sharks.

Thank Addyna15
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sea life aquarium at forum of istanbul had a bit more interresting collection of sea creatures. Either one of them is to be visited, not both.

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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

I had heard about the aquarium before my visit so really wanted to go there. It did not disappoint, it really was amazing and the team were helpful if needed keremdaren was very friendly. I took the public transport from sultanhammet but apparently there is...More

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Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

It was an amazing experience. The varity of species is unreal. You even get to see the penguins. It’s a bit far from the city centre since it is near the Ataturk Airport, so you might need to take a taxi to get there. It...More

Thank Odeta M
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Avoid cheating from the waiters and the way they are serving the food , and I’m regret that I didn’t read the bad comments about this restaurant, and I’m recommending all visitors to this restaurant to be aware from the price and what they are...More

Thank Ali W
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

Here is far from Taksim Square and It's better to use a taxi of public transportation. The ticket price is 65 lira but if you are teacher of student in school or university you have discount with your card and the price is 40 lira....More

Thank Mmostafaei
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

well organised thematic aquarium, with good presentation for different locations. bhe biggest basin is huge, with really big fishes, including couple of sharks

Thank boris505
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

Only 5 minutes with a taxi from Istanbul Atatuturk airport it is a good option for a short visit if you do not have time to go to the city. For about 25-30 Turkish lira you can get to the aquarium very fast from the...More

Thank Damir G
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Istanbul aquarium is really one of the biggest aquarium in Europe, it’s wel organized, aquarium is big spaces is nice their is a tunnel and their is many kinds of fishe and sea creatures,it’s clean , their is an Amazon jungle which is soooo nice...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

A great marine show .. very peaceful place with a such diversity of sea life ..make any one happy to be there Every body should go to Istanbul akvaruim the biggest in Europe..

1  Thank Lynda Y
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Mohammad F
20 February 2018|
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Response from sara k | Reviewed this property |
Adult ticket will cost you 60TL
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buthainashehadeh
30 January 2018|
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Response from NanaHR | Reviewed this property |
No special penguins show, you can just see it within the tour in the akvaryum. Tickets for the whole journey 57.60 TL
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Nasma H
15 September 2017|
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Response from sehtain11 | Reviewed this property |
The average time would be around 2-3 hours. They have cafe there so you can sit and enjoy some snacks before carrying on viewing the rest of the beautiful sea life
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