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Bosphorus Zoo

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Crocos Place | Adres, Istanbul, Turkey
+90 262 653 66 66
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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
Istanbul, Turkey
Don't go there

The most terrible zoo I've ever been. Poor animals seem to be suffering there. I never saw a lori... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2015
Kiev, Ukraine
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14 Nov 2016
“Not well suited for international tourists”
16 Aug 2015
“Don't go there”
Crocos Place | Adres, Istanbul, Turkey
Grand Bazaar
+90 262 653 66 66
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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

3  Thank LonelyWanderer2016
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

21  Thank NataliSB
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
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.

27  Thank Ziya M
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
Grand Bazaar
Tourists, hawkers, and locals come together at the
Grand Bazaar to comb its labyrinthine passageways in
search of a bargain – be it a pair of brand name
jeans, a handcrafted silk rug, or a perfectly brewed
cup of tea. Outside the vast bazaar, worn, narrow
streets wind their way down from its lofty perch to
the southern shore of the Golden Horn, where the
evocatively aromatic Spice Bazaar beckons alongside
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