5 Fun Centers For Children In Istanbul

Istanbul LEGOLAND Discovery Center

Istanbul LEGOLAND Discovery Center (Fun Learning Center), the Istanbul branch of LEGOLAND Discovery Center, one of the most famous brands in the world, serves within the Forum Shopping Center in Istanbul Bayrampasa, where families in Istanbul can explore the world of creativity with their children aged 3-10. It is one of the best indoor entertainment centers in Istanbul, filled with colorful LEGO® pieces to have fun with. Millions of lego pieces and hours of fun await you and your children at the LEGOLAND Discovery Center.

Everything in Istanbul LEGOLAND Discovery Center is child-sized. Among the entertainment and activity areas in Istanbul LEGOLAND Discovery Center;

15 Fun LEGO® Play and Activity Areas,
LEGO® 4D Cinema, Kingdom Adventure Laser Game and Merlin’s Apprentice and more
Miniature City MINILAND®,
Galata Tower, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Bosphorus Bridge and more
Fun birthday parties for yourself, friends and family,
Model Making Workshop,
Hands-on tutorials from the LEGO® Builder are popular.
At Istanbul LEGOLAND Discovery Center; In Miniature City MINILAND, you can explore Galata Tower, Hagia Sophia, Blue Mosque, Bosphorus Bridge and many other famous landmarks of Istanbul and the world. LEGO® 4D Cinema With the LEGO® Movie™’s new 4D 15-minute adventure, you can watch 4 different movies in different sessions during your visit. In Kingdom Adventure Laser Game, you can have a fun day by jumping into the carriage and earning points against evil skeletons and giant trolls.


Istanbul LEGOLAND Opening Hours: It is open every day between 10.00-19.30. (Opening and closing hours may differ on holidays and New Year’s Eve)
Address: Forum Shopping Center, Kocatepe Mah. Pasa Cad. No:5/5, Bayrampasa, Istanbul
Call Center: 444 3 253


Istanbul Dolphinarium Dolphin Show Center

Istanbul Dolphinarium Dolphin Show Center; Europe’s largest indoor dolphin center, which provides unforgettable moments for those who want to explore the fun and magical world of marine mammals. It is an ideal place especially for families with children. It is located in Eyüp district at the far end of the Golden Horn.

You can watch dolphin shows, participate in swimming with dolphins, diving and rehabilitation programs at the Istanbul Dolphinarium Dolphin Show Center.

You can also spend a fun day exploring the world of other cute marine mammals such as playful seals, great walruses and beluga whales.

Dolphin Shows
Dolphin shows at the Istanbul Dolphinarium usually last 1 hour and visitors can have their photos taken at the end of the show. You can see the times and ticket prices of our shows at istanbuldolphinarium.com.

Swimming with Dolphins
In Istanbul Dolphinarium, you can participate in activities that will give you and especially your children good energy, such as swimming with dolphins and touching and hugging dolphins.


There are different alternatives for transportation to the Rahmi Koç Museum.

The names of the nearest IETT bus stops are “Çeltik” and “Sakarya Mahallesi”. You can find out the bus numbers passing through the stops near us by visiting our contact page. You can also get on the minibuses (minibuses) passing through the Eyüp-Alibeyköy direction. You can also get on the minibuses departing from Aksaray at the “Aksaray” and “Edirnekapı” stops of the metrobus.

Those who want to come by IETT Buses should use the following lines and get off at one of the Çeltik and Sakarya Mahallesi stops.

39 Beyazit -Aksemsettin Mah.
99 Eminonu -Aksemsettin Mah.
36CE Eminonu – Cebeci Mah.
399B Eminonu – Guzeltepe
39C Beyazit -Hamidiye Mah.
39B Vezneciler – Zoning Blocks
48A Topkapi -Göktürk Village
399D Eminonu – Yesilpinar
39O Bus Station –Yesilpinar
39Y Yeşilpınar – Cashier
39D Yesilpinar – Yenikapi
399C Yunus Emre Mah. – Eminonu


Sea Life Istanbul Aquarium, Bayrampasa

Sea Life Istanbul is one of the popular activity and entertainment venues of Istanbul, especially for families with children, serving on an area of ​​8,000 square meters within the Forum Shopping Center in Istanbul Bayrampasa. Sea Life Istanbul, the Istanbul branch of Sea Life, the world’s largest and most visited aquarium chain brand, is also the world’s 5th largest aquarium.
Sea Life Istanbul also has the longest ocean tunnel in Turkey and Europe, with an underwater ocean tunnel of 83 meters and a panoramic view of 270 degrees. You can come to Sea Life Istanbul and discover the fascinating world of the oceans.

There are 51 exhibition tanks in Sea Life Istanbul and approximately 15,000 sea creatures from more than 500 species live in these tanks. Among the sea creatures you can see in Sea Life Istanbul; Turkey’s largest shark family, consisting of different species such as sand tiger, zebra, hammerhead, sea-glasses such as giant stingrays, horseshoe crab and arapaymas are among the most interesting ones.

Sea Life Istanbul also features Europe’s newest interactive entertainment, “Image Aquarium”, a digital aquarium where your children can draw the sea creatures of their dreams and watch them swim in the giant aquarium. We recommend families with children to visit here.


Sea Life Istanbul Aquarium Visitor Information
Sea Life Istanbul Opening Hours: Sea Life Istanbul is open every day between 10.00-19.30. (Opening and closing hours may differ on holidays and New Year’s Eve)
Address: Forum Shopping Center, Kocatepe Mah. Pasa Cad. No:5/5, Bayrampasa, Istanbul
Call Center: 444 3 253

How to go to Sea Life Istanbul Aquarium?
Sea Life Istanbul is in Forum Shopping Center in Bayrampasa, Istanbul. To Sea Life Istanbul;

By Metro: Take the Atatürk Airport – Aksaray Metro line and get off at the Kocatepe stop,

By bus:
32 Cevatpasa – Eminonu
32A Cevatpasa – Beyazit
Get on the 32T Cevatpaşa – Mecidiyeköy bus and get off at Kartaltepe stop,

Marmarayla: By transferring from Marmaray Yenikapı station to Yenikapı – Atatürk Airport Metro Line,


Isfanbul Theme Park

Isfanbul Theme Park, which is an entertainment and life center established on a 600-decare land approximately the size of 100 football fields in Eyüp on the European side of Istanbul, is Turkey’s first theme park in world standards with its theme park, shopping mall consisting of shopping streets, concept stores and large event areas. serves as. It is an ideal place especially for families with children.

What makes Isfanbul different is that it is not only a theme and amusement park, but also a large complex that combines shopping, entertainment and exhibition centers in one place.

This allows especially families with children to have a great time here all day long without getting bored. We can say that İsfanbul is the best place for children in Istanbul.

While children participate in various and exciting activities of the theme park, adults can spend time in the shopping center, themed streets, boutiques, festival and event areas, restaurants and cafes.

Apart from the theme park, there is also an indoor zoo called “Jungle” in the big shopping mall.


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