Zoos in Istanbul
You can get to know animals from various parts of the globe, and see animals that you have never seen before in the zoos of Istanbul. You can take a journey on the calm and peaceful side of Istanbul while discovering its zoos and parks.
Polonezkoy Zoo, with many animal species inside, is a great place for spending time with your children. You can enjoy your time here, where various animal species from giraffes to ponies, and from iguanas to green monkeys are found. One of the best zoos of Istanbul, Polonezkoy Zoo offers you a great time.
Address:75. Yil Sokak No:106 Polonezkoy Beykoz/Istanbul
Polonezkoy Zoo Opening / Closing Hours
Weekdays: 09.00 / 17.30 Weekends: 09.00 / 18.30
Park of Istanbul
Situated over an area of 200 acres, Park of Istanbul also has a café, a restaurant and adventure courses besides its zoo. There are over 400 animals from 60 different species found in the zoo. At this complex, where you can experience an amazing time, you can get rid of your tiredness among the voices of ducks and birds, and witness the beautiful view of the nature.
Address: Catalcesme Mahallesi, 30 Agustos Cad. Mesire Alani No:3 Alemdag-Cekmekoy / Istanbul
Park of Istanbul Opening / Closing Hours: 09.00 / 22.00
Contact: +90 216 363 44 44
Aslan Park, the first cat park of Turkey, is a new-generation zoo established over 8 acres of land. At Aslan Park, where you can observe many species of cats, there are animals that do not, and cannot, live in the wilderness. Here, you have the chance to see a lot of animals from the Black Panther to the Bengal Tiger. You can see the big cats in the park up close, and you can also take a photo with the kittens.
Address: Cami Mah. Balikcilar Sokak U Blok 20 U, D:226, 34940 Tuzla
Contact: +90 216 560 18 00
Aslan Park Opening / Closing Hours: 11.00 – 20.00