The aquarium in Istanbul is considered one of the most visited sites of the former Constantinople. It is located on the territory of the famous Aqua Florya shopping and entertainment complex. The area of the object occupies about 45 thousand square meters, and the aquarium «Florya» is its main «chip», of course. Here adults and children will have a wonderful time. They will plunge into the hitherto uncharted world of marine life, accompanied by a professional guide.
«Florya» occupies three floors of the trading and entertainment complex. This place is considered one of the largest thematic aquariums on the planet. For the guests’ convenience, it is divided into sections. For example, one part is dedicated to the inhabitants of the Black Sea and the other – to the marine life of the Pacific Ocean.
– Total area – about 22 thousand square meters;
– 64 pools;
– Plenty of marine inhabitants – about 15,000 in total (1.5 thousand different species);
– a huge underwater tunnel, which is the main attraction of «Florya».
It’s not just marine habitats you’ll meet here. A separate section is dedicated to land animals. To see them, visit the thematic zone with tropical jungle. There is an amazing atmosphere here. In fact, in the tropical part of the object the natural habitat is provided. Therefore, before visiting, it is recommended to prepare for difficult conditions, such as high temperature and humidity. But these are nuances. The tropical section is very beautiful and interesting. Take a camera with you to capture the memorable moments of the trip.
The Istanbul Oceanarium is the favourite place for pilgrimage of numerous tourists visiting the city of contrasts. It is a home for interesting species of fauna which are:
– The lemon shark. This is the predator who lives in a special section with a giant reservoir. Take a look at this big aquarium inhabitant and listen to the information about him. For example, during a quarter of a century a lemon shark in its life… never falls asleep.
– Red-bellied piranhas. You are separated from them by a thick, strong glass. And that’s justified, because these small predators are able to smell human blood from a distance of two kilometers! And you’ll be only a few inches away from them. Adrenaline is guaranteed!
– Pacific Fish. It seems harmless and doesn’t attack other species. But if you attack it, the fish will defend themselves, releasing the most dangerous spikes that are impregnated with deadly poison.
– Fugu fish. A deadly inhabitant who needs no introduction. You’ll see the fish release the famous poison.
– Gentoo Penguins. Probably, there are no animals which are more romantic than these penguins. Males who choose a life companion give her real gifts – pretty rocks.
A lot of inhabitants will make a huge impression on you. Some of them, for example, look like characters from horror movies. And we are sure that you haven’t even heard anything about some representatives of the world’s marine fauna. The guide will certainly fill in this gap.
A ticket to the amusement complex with an aquarium can be booked on our site. Make sure to search and find other interesting tours in Istanbul. We offer our clients only the most interesting and popular options at an affordable price. Choose any time and company for a fun pastime.
• Collection of tourists from hotels by region
• Turkish hammam
• Thermal Hot Spring Resort
• Return to hotels.
✔ Transfer from and to the hotel
✔ Air-conditioned bus
✔ Turkish hammam
✔ Outdoor and indoor swimming pools
✔ Guide services
✘ Any personal expenses (photos, souvenirs, etc…)
✘ Any drinks during the tour
• Have your passport with you;
• The pick-up time from your hotel is indicated in the voucher that is sent after booking the excursion;
• Transport for the excursion should be expected on the street before entering the hotel, at the gate;
• In case of transport delay for more than 15-20 minutes, contact the operator.
• Babies sit in the arms of their parents. To purchase a separate seat on the bus, contact the operator.
• Beach accessories, drinking water on the road;
• Comfortable clothes, hats, sunglasses, comfortable shoes, sunblock / sunscreen.;
• Money to pay for additional services and all kinds of purchases
• For early excursions, order Breakfast (lunch package) at the hotel.