Top Best Theme Parks in Istanbul 2019


Amusement and theme parks are one of the most popular attractions in every city visits especially when travelling with kids, as a family or group of young friends. Istanbul offers great theme parks ranging from huge ones with variety of great thrills and rides to aquariums, dolphinariums, themed museums and more. Amusement and theme parks are not only the places for fun, but also great places for your kids' learning and imagination development. If you'll have a short stay in Istanbul and need some recommendations of must see or top 3 theme parks in Istanbul, than we recommend you to visit the Isfanbul (formerly Vialand), Aquarium Sea Life Istanbul and Istanbul LEGOLAND Discovery Center. They are also listed as one of the best things to do for kids in Istanbul


Below we gathered the most popular amusement and theme parks in Istanbul. You may read more by visiting our detailed pages. Also note that Hop on hop off Big Bus Istanbul city sightseeing bus tour has hop off stops just very close to the Istanbul Dolphinarium, Miniaturk and Rahmi Koc Transport Museum. You may take it to get those theme parks.

Don't Miss... Must See Theme Parks in Istanbul...


  • Isfanbul (formerly Vialand) in Eyup, Golden Horn

    A huge complex that combines theme park, shopping, entertainment and exhibition centers in one place, great thrills, rides, rollercoasters and carousels...
  • Sea Life Istanbul in Bayrampasa

    5th largest aquarium in the world, lovely sea creatures, the largest collection of sharks in Europe, the Digital Aquarium, the Turtle Hospital, thematic zones...

other popular Theme Parks in Istanbul...


  • Istanbul LEGOLAND Discovery Center in Bayrampasa

    A world famous brand, LEGO miniland, LEGO 4D Cinema, the Kingdom Adventure Game, LEGO building expert, LEGO shop and cafe...
  • Istanbul Aquarium in Florya (Bakırkoy)

    One of the best in Europe, hosts 16 themes and one rainforest going from the Black Sea towards the Pacific, land and sea creatures, 5D movie houses...
  • Istanbul Dolphinarium in Eyup, Golden Horn

    The biggest Dolphinarium in Europe, dolphin shows, playful fur seals, massive walruses and the gorgeous white whale...
  • Miniaturk - Miniature Turkey Museum in Sutluce, Golden Horn

    The miniature Turkey open air museum, the miniature forms of the greatest monuments of Turkey...
  • Madame Tussauds Istanbul Wax Museum in Istiklal Avenue, Taksim

    A museum chain for life-size wax replicas of famous celebrities and historic icons as well as historical and cultural heroes from the history...
  • Rahmi Koc Museum in Haskoy, Golden Horn

    Housed in a former anchor foundry, a science and technology museum, a trove of machines, vintage cars, trains and submarines...

Istanbul Theme Parks Tours...


You may experience and enjoy the Istanbul theme parks via daily tours made by the local travel agents. It is a very good option if you don't want to go through the hassle of making all the arrangements including the tickets, waiting at the queue and 2-ways transportation by your own and feel like you may have troubles with them. And we recommend the two world brands GetYourGuide or Viator tours, made by the best reputed and registered tour agents in Istanbul and offer skip-the-line access, comfortable, safe and the cheapest tours with 2-ways transportation from your hotel or meeting point, professional guides, insurance and easy cancellation. You may find the top selling Istanbul theme parks tours below.


Our Istanbul Recommendations...

Hot Topics - New Istanbul Airport - Istanbul in March - Sultanahmet - Taksim

Must DOs - experience and enjoy the Whirling Dervishes Show - Bosphorus Cruise - City Sightseeing Bus Tour - Isfanbul Theme Park - Sealife Aquarium

Must SEEs - visit Hagia Sophia - Topkapi Palace - Blue Mosque - Basilica Cistern - Galata Tower - Istanbul Archaelogy Museums - Grand Bazaar

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