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Istanbul Akvaryum, Istanbul

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Tour marine habitats from the Black Sea to the Pacific Ocean at Istanbul Akvaryum, home to over 1,500 marine species, from sea turtles and caimans to rays, piranhas, and blowfish. The recreated marine environments simulate the animals' natural habitats and provide a safe home for a range of strange and unusual creatures. If you have a diving certificate, you can join a dive with the sharks. The aquarium also features a gift shop and a restaurant, plus other attractions, such as a 5-D theater. Although outside the city center, the aquarium is easily accessible by bus or metro and includes plenty of parking for visitors arriving by car. Using our international travel planner, Istanbul attractions like Istanbul Akvaryum can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • You can find many kind of sea creatures there, Glassy Tunnels, different kind of sharks and finally a small store with souvenirs.  more »
  • 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.  more »
  • 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 plac...  more »