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Faruk Yalcin Zoo

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fair enough zoo

to take less than 2 hours attraction in such small zoo is not bad and it deserve to have a look... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2016
Eyad N
Beautiful place for animal lovers

We went there on our way to Sapanca from Istanbul. We stayed there for one hour, however, if you... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
Beirut, Lebanon
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Tuzla Caddesi, No:15, Darica, Turkey
+90 262 653 66 66
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

I am against the idea of all zoos, but this one is really savage. You even feel sorry for the crocodiles. The poor giraffes are put in a closed room with a window. The hippo cant even raise its head, as if it was asking...More

1  Thank janakat60
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Terrible. It's a prison for innocent animals. Some get hot in summer and some get cold in winter. Poor animals. It's really terrible that I have went there and supported this place with my money.

Thank Sofia R
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We went there on our way to Sapanca from Istanbul. We stayed there for one hour, however, if you want to see all the animals, you need a minimum of two hours. The place is nice and has a big variety of animals. It also...More

1  Thank Manal_Shihab
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Nice place to go with kids for the weekend. Close location to Istanbul, 45 minutes of drive without traffic. Children will love it.

Thank Alperb2002
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Zoo located outside of Istanbul, but it is worst to come. Due it is quite small - I recommend a week days. By saying "small", I do not mean a choice if the animals to see. I mean the size of the alleys. With allot...More

Thank Strnnik93
Reviewed 26 November 2016

I was twice at this place. on time during the tour I participated last year and I was there again recently by IRO Guides Event. They have different sizes of cages for different animals. Monkeyes were impressive and lions have a family now. We also...More

Thank Sarisoy
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

A small zoo with nice atmosphere and quite surrounding. It is not worth a dedicated visit but it is worth it if passing by.

Thank Maher H
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I went today to this zoo n it was such a beautiful place like each animal has its own environment ,, I really advice animal lovers to go there

1  Thank Dunya S
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

It is a small zoo needs only 1 to 2 hours to see every thing, If you have seen Singapore or Thailand zoo then this one is too small and far less animals to see, enjoy it !

1  Thank Ahmed S
Reviewed 27 May 2016

to take less than 2 hours attraction in such small zoo is not bad and it deserve to have a look there are many animals to see from lion to birds.

Thank Eyad N
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Dunya S
1 September 2016|
Response from Eyad N | Reviewed this property |
It open everyday from 8:30 AM till 5 PM Istanbul time. Have fun its a nice zoo.