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“Excellent experience with kids”
Review of Istanbul Akvaryum

Istanbul Akvaryum
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Istanbul Aquarium and Aqua Florya Independent Shopping Trip
Ranked #38 of 1,115 things to do in Istanbul
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 5 October 2013

We were together as a family and this was the place we enjoyed the most. In the beginning the ticket price seemed higher but after the whole visit value of money was great. There are cinemas, shopping, photo opportunities were all there and they were all great. Must visit it!

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Reviewed 24 September 2013

I was really really shocked to see a shark. Honestly. And when a diver was right next to it, I was honestly scared out of my wits. They even had piranhas!! The species put on display made for a memorable experience. The water was very clean and clear and one could see everything. The place is easily accessible. Only a taxi ride away. Plus the sea in front of it makes for a very nice view but then you had already had a lot of the sea inside. Don’t miss out on this amazing experience.

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Reviewed 17 September 2013

I really enjoyed that trip it was so perfect The aquarium is new and billed very well in good place on the beach

1  Thank SondusA
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Reviewed 11 September 2013

Another amazing place in amazing city. the place is very nice,clean,big, well organized.
during your visit to the aquarium you and your family will live a different world experience.
the gift shop is nice but a little expensive.

1  Thank wael_kaaki
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Reviewed 10 September 2013

We visited Istanbul Aquarium on the last day of our Trip. After checking out from the hotel we went to Ataturk Airport. After collecting the boarding pass and dropping the luggage we took a taxi to the Aquarium (25TL). It was refreshing to see numerous fish, the green and moist Amazon, the ship wreck. There is a 5D movie show which is not as good as the 6D show in Miniaturk.

It is definitely a different experience in Istanbul after you have spent few days on Museums, Palaces, and Mosques & Churches.

PS:- There is luggage storage availability inside the Aquarium.

6  Thank farhadhamza
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