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Faruk Yalcin Zoo

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Should visit with Kids

You should visit here with your kids. It is better to start your visit before afternoon cause it... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Özer B
Istanbul, Turkey
This zoo deserves a visit with kids of course

This place deserves a visit with kids of course. It looks small from outside but actually it is not... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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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 19 October 2018

You should visit here with your kids. It is better to start your visit before afternoon cause it will took nearly 2-3 hours. There kinds of monkeys, birds, fishes, lion, tiger, zebra, giraffe in the first attraction these are enough I think. The prices are...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Özer B
Reviewed 3 September 2018

This place deserves a visit with kids of course. It looks small from outside but actually it is not small at all. Variety of animals are there including fish too. Your family will be enjoying right there. The entrance fees are 40 TL per adult,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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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

Date of experience: July 2017
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.

Date of experience: July 2016
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

Date of experience: May 2017
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.

Date of experience: February 2017
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

Date of experience: January 2017
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

Date of experience: November 2016
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.

Date of experience: September 2016
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

Date of experience: September 2016
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Dunya S
1 September 2016|
Response from 442eyadn | Reviewed this property |
It open everyday from 8:30 AM till 5 PM Istanbul time. Have fun its a nice zoo.