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Family trip to Istanbul with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Istanbul It is hard to find a more flamboyant oriental city than Istanbul. This amazing place is also perfect for a family vacation. Children will be fascinated with numerous interesting landmarks and entertainments, such as the Istanbul Toy Museum that is definitely recommended for a visit. This museum was open yet in 2005 by writer Sunay Akın. During 15 years, the writer was visiting different countries of the world and bringing interesting memorable souvenirs from every journey. He bought some toys in elite shops and found the others on antiquity markets. The collection exhibited in the museum can be safely called a unique one, so it will be certainly liked by kids.
Tatilya Entertainment Park is one of the best places for family holidays. The park occupies the fifth place in the list of largest parks in the world. Tatilya has enough space for as many as … Open
Miniaturk remains the most famous and popular landmark of Istanbul. This is a wondrous park with miniature copies of all internationally famous sights. The park itself is a beautiful place with a special railroad for children, so kids will have an amazing opportunity to see the park from a mini-train. Besides that, there is a chain of water canals in Miniaturk, and visitors are allowed to make boat rides in them. Amazing playgrounds and charming relaxation areas with lush flora make this place a fantastic destination for the whole family.
Don’t forget to include a visit to Turkuazoo Aquarium into your excursion program. The aquarium is famous for one of the biggest collections of underwater creatures in the world. Visitors can see nearly 10,000 animals that live in oceans and seas. The 90-meter long acrylic tunnel remains one of the biggest peculiarities of the aquarium. Copyright
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The Rahmi M. Koç Museum is also quite popular with travelers with children. The exhibition of the private industrial museum is dedicated to the history of transport in Turkey. This is the place where visitors can see cars and buses that were used in the country decades ago. Retro airplanes, trams, and even trains – all these vehicles are also present in the museum. The museum will be particularly pleasant for children as they are allowed to enter retro tram carriages, sit in old cars and even get into an old submarine. A visit to the Rahmi M. Koç Museum will leave many unforgettable memories for all family members.
Istanbul Istanbul Dolphinarium is a wonderful place where it’s easy to spend a whole day, see many exciting things, and enjoy some truly unforgettable moments. Every day, fascinating performances with wondrous sea creatures take place in the dolphinarium. Besides that, there is a swimming pool in the entertainment center, where visitors can swim with dolphins. To the service of guests, the dolphinarium has charming cafes and relaxation areas.
Walks on charming French Street, mastering the ancient art of smoking narghile, degustation of seafood under the Galata Bridge or on the roof of an old house – you will find all these and … Open
Guests of Istanbul have an opportunity to diversify their stay in the city and enjoy winter sports regardless of the time of the year. Simply head to Snowpark, where winter reigns all year round. The roofed entertainment park is a great place to ski or snowboard, walk on crispy snow and enjoy the refreshing frost. Snowpark is a great destination for families. By the way, there’s no need to bring warm clothes or sports equipment with you as you can always get it from a special rental office.
Istanbul 1963 When it comes to entertainment centers in Istanbul, it’s impossible to fail to mention Atlantis that is open in Cevahir shopping mall. Guests will find a great choice of rides and slides for children of all ages there. There are even special performances with animators for small children. Complete your visit with shopping in numerous children shops that can be found in Cevahir.
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♥   Amusement park 'Vialand' Istanbul, 6.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Aquariums in Istanbul and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'TurkuaZoo' , 6.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Istanbul Aquarium' , 15.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Zoos and gardens in/near Istanbul
♥   Zoo 'Polonezköy Animal Park' Polonezköy, 23.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Darica Zoo' Istanbul, 42.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Soğanlı Zoo' Bursa, 89.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Istanbul - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Istanbul, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Istanbul for families with children. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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