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. Put Istanbul Sea Life Aquarium into our Istanbul itinerary builder app and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • the Istanbul forum. We went with my brothers. close to 2 hours it appears we spent far. but the staff is bad. they are not friendly at all. It's like they're run by force. other than fish or something güzelsi.
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  • Istanbul forum SHOPPING MALL, this Aquarium of sharks. Swordfish, Pleco fish. SHOPPING CENTER opens at 10.00 in the morning. Entries for the £ 50. Student $40. Phone downloads are also going on to ask gireşeye. Can go here by Metro. They want to take pictures at the entrance photo you do not have to take.
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  • Elation did not call, but overall quality and attractive photograph, however, is difficult. But compulsory photographing visitors at the entrance of Commerce for the sake of it is unacceptable. At the end of March 2018g. adult ticket-54 lire.
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  • One of the best experiences in my life! One glass separating you from those magnificent creatures...truly breathtaking! It is totally worth seeing it. Plus it was only 54 TL for one adult. You can get amazing photos at the end of the tour.
  • Hammerhead Sharks are found worldwide in tropical and temperate waters, where they are seen near shorelines and reefs as well as in open ocean far offshore. They have a lifespan in the wild of about 20-30 years and can grow up to 20 feet (6 meters) in length. That’s big! These monsters could weigh in at as much as 1,000 pounds (450 kg).
  • so many types of fish. what i liked the most is including a nametag beside each tank telling what is include and description about the fish. 👍👍👍
  • Lots of sea life, piranhas, lion fish, turtles, grey reef sharks, blacktip sharks, sand tiger sharks and hammerheads. However there is a lot more like stingrays. It is a great place, the best aquarium I have been to so far. However there is only one hammerhead shark in the whole aquarium. There are about two or three Sand Tiger Sharks, a few grey reef sharks and mainly black tip reef sharks. Lots to see and the best time to go is in the morning where there are few people because it is filled up in the afternoon. Overall, it is awesome and is a great place to go in Forum Istanbul mall. The tunnel is the best part with so many creatures swimming up and down and all the way around. It has the largest collection of sharks in Europe and I definitely recommend it.
  • The TurkuaZoo is a public aquarium located in Bayrampaşa in Istanbul, Turkey. It was the first public aquarium in Turkey, and is one of the largest aquariums in Europe.[1] In addition to being a major tourist attraction for Istanbul, the aquarium is a centre for marine research and conservation
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