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Istanbul Sea Life Aquarium, Istanbul
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Tour Turkey's first public aquarium at Istanbul Sea Life Aquarium, one of the largest institutions of its kind in Europe and a center for marine observation and conservation. Get a close look at underwater creatures and their environments in the ocean tunnel, where the tank surrounds you and fish swim overhead. Don't miss the largest collection of sharks in Europe; try to identify species like sand, tiger, grey reef, bonnethead, zebra, and bowmouth. End the experience at the interactive pool, where you can touch tame sea creatures like starfish. Try to plan your visit with a shark dive to see staff interact with the animals. Using our custom trip planner, Istanbul attractions like Istanbul Sea Life Aquarium can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It is not huge but it would be fun to go. Comparing with the one in Kuala Lumpur in KLCC in Malaysia it is not that big and that beautiful and huge. Anyway it would not be bad to visit if you are visi...  more »
  • it was really amusing and good in snowy days in winter , specially when you are tiread of shopping long day in forum shopping center , it is really recommanded to be refreshed , all types of the seas ...  more »
  • Watching the fish and enjoying the sea life is quite a relaxing activity away from the hassle of the city. It was cold outside in December and the aquarium made it a very suitable indoor activity for ...  more »