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Children’s Attraction Points in Turkey

Turkey is an attractive tourist destination that stands close to the boundaries of the Asian and European continents. The middle-east country mesmerizes tourists across the globe with its enthralling and captivating beauty and splendor. The land preserves its deep-rooted Islamic values with utmost care and respect.

The country reflects a beautiful cultural blend of traditional oriental values and modern western culture. Turkey is an ideal holiday destination for couples. Thousands of tourists from different corners of the world come and enjoy relaxing vacations in Turkey throughout the year. The land welcomes the tourists with its scenic beauty in all the seasons. According to the globe trotters, winter and spring are the best seasons to enjoy a delightful holiday in Turkey. The foreign land is less expensive as a holiday destination compared to the other European countries.

Turkey boasts of various attraction points, natural and artificial. The land is rich in natural beauty. The tourists get amazed to see the land being decked up with blue mountain ranges, vast sea beaches, lush green valleys, and picturesque countryside hamlets. Mosques and historical sites in different corners of the country add a rich, classic vibe to the land. Turkey presents several fun attraction points to entertain its child guests.

As a complete contrast to the serene country life, city life in Turkey is dazzling and vibrant. The ancient bazaars located in the narrow lanes of the big cities sell traditional and handcrafted clothes, souvenirs, jewelry, ceramics, and many more. Turkish local markets are famous for selling species and authentic country dishes. The land carefully maintains some of its ancient customs and traditions in everyday life. According to Turkish food culture, breakfast is the main meal of the day. Situated between the two largest continents of the world, the land functions as the trade capital since the old days.

The blog will talk about the children's attraction points in Turkey. There are several theme parks available for kids in cities. The capital city of Istanbul is one of the most attractive places in Turkey. The city is rich in history, culture, lifestyle, cuisine, and so on. Children get enthralled with the charm and beauty of the ancient world. The city delights the visitors with a series of theme and fun parks, museums, aquariums, etc. The blog will be much helpful for the tourists who intend to come here with family and children. Let us have detailed knowledge about the children's attraction points in Turkey.

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LEGOLAND Discovery Centre (Istanbul)

LDC is a theme park that offers the kids the opportunity to create houses, mansions, and walls of Lego. Children love these activities. Besides, the center also houses attraction points like Lego 4D Cinema, Kingdom Quest Laser Ride, and Lego Factory.

Ticket Price:

  • Free for Children below 3 Years
  • Adults: 46 Turkish Liras
  • Children: 36 Turkish Liras

Opening Time:

  • Friday (1:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
  • Saturday-Thursday (10:00 am – 8:00 pm)

Dolphin Shows at Istanbul

LDC is a theme park that offers the kids the opportunity to create houses, mansions, and walls of Lego. Children love these activities. Besides, the center also houses attraction points like Lego 4D Cinema, Kingdom Quest Laser Ride, and Lego Factory.

Ticket Price:

  • Free for Children below 3 Years
  • Adults: 46 Turkish Liras
  • Children: 36 Turkish Liras

Opening Time:

  • Friday (1:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
  • Saturday-Thursday (10:00 am – 8:00 pm)

Both kids and adults enjoy the dolphin shows in the dolphinarium located in Istanbul. It is one of the largest dolphin shelters in the entire European continent. You can witness small whales and walruses in these shows.

Kids can enjoy swimming with the dolphins. You can learn important information about the sea animals from this place.

Ticket Price:

  • Free for Children below 3 Years
  • Adults: 100 Turkish Liras
  • Children: 80 Turkish Liras

Opening Time:

  • Friday (2:30 pm – 4:00 pm)
  • Saturday-Thursday (1:30 pm – 3:30 pm)


Vialand is a theme park that offers fun rides and roller coaster rides. A few hours' visit in the fun park and engagement in the adventurous activities will rejuvenate the mind and soul. The tourists feel refreshed from within. There are funny character statues in the park. Kids love to be clicked by posing in front of them. Altogether, the visit satisfies the soul.

  • Ticket Price: Packages Available ranging from 69 to 150 Turkish Liras
  • Opening Time: 7 Days of Week (10:00 am – 10:00 pm)

Jurassic Land

Dinosaurs are kids' all-time favorites. When the world of dinosaurs appears before the children beyond the limitations of the silver screen, it feels magical to them. This theme park showcases different species of dinosaurs through lively models. The theme park also entertains its child visitors with 4D cinemas, interactive sessions, and enjoyable workshops. The kids enjoy the fun activities in Jurassic land.

Ticket Price:

  • Free for Children below 2 Years
  • Adults: 49 Turkish Liras
  • Children: 39 Turkish Liras

Opening Time: 7 Days of Week (10:00 am-7:30 pm)

Modern Art Museum

Modern Art Museum is a great place to introduce your child to modern art and culture. The museum authority conducts several art workshops for children between 6 to 12 years old. The interactive sessions held in the museum premises interest the kids and their parents as well. The children with fondness towards art find this place extremely delightful. The museum presents a beautiful fusion of fun and knowledge.

Ticket Price:

  • Free for Kids below 12 Years
  • Adults: 25 Turkish Liras

Opening Time:

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday (10:00 am – 6:00 pm)
  • Thursday and Sunday (11:00 am – 6:00 pm)

Istanbul Cable Cars

Cable Car Ride in Istanbul offers visitors an aerial view of the entire city. Children feel thrilled at this cable car ride experience over the mountains. Clicking pictures is another fun thing to do from the top.

Ticket Price: 4 Turkish Liras

Opening Time:

  • Summer Months (8:00 am – 11:00 pm)
  • Winter Months (8:00 am – 10:00 pm)

Classic Car Museum

On a visit to Turkey, the tourists must visit the Ural Ataman Classic Car Museum to witness the vintage car models. The museum not only excites the kids but also feeds the knowledge of adults. The museum houses nearly 50 classic vehicles. Some of those are a Ford Sedan model of 1946, a cross-country vehicle used during the Korean War, and many more are there.

  • Ticket Price: 5 Turkish Liras
  • Opening Time: Friday to Sunday (11:00 am – 6:00 pm)

Istanbul Toy Museum

The toy museum of Istanbul showcases an expansive collection of toys that dates back to the 18th Century. On a visit to Istanbul, children must visit this museum. The symmetrical display of a vast range of toys excites the kids. The toys belong to different places in the world of various time frames. Every room reflects different themes, for example, space toys, toy trains, etc.

Ticket Price: Free for the Children below 3 Years

Opening Time:

  • Tuesday to Friday (9:30 am – 6:00 pm)
  • Saturday & Sunday (9:30 am – 7:00 pm)

“Play an Adult” Game at KidZania

Kids enjoy learning role play at KidZania Centre. Here, the kids play the professional characters they choose to be. Here the children can play kings, office owners, managers, doctors, chefs, homemakers, etc. They earn money (a gaming part of the role play) and choose their lifestyles.

Ticket Price:

  • Children between 2-3 Years: 30 Turkish Liras
  • Children of 4 to14 Years: 50 Turkish Liras
  • Adults: 30 Turkish Liras

Opening Time:

  • 6 Days a Week (Monday Closed) (10:00 am – 7:00 pm)

Tram Ride

The old-fashioned trams are still a part of the heritage in Turkey. Tram is not a very popular traffic mode in the crowded and busy city life. However, a tram ride is one of the best ways to roam around the city and enjoy a complete tour. Kids love these vintage-looking red-colored trams. The ticket collectors wear uniforms and ring the bell to start and halt the journey. This tram ride offers a nostalgic experience to the kids and their parents.

  • Ticket Price: 4 Turkish Liras
  • Opening Time: 6:15 am-midnight

Turkish Street Food

Food is an integral part of a tour. Kids always possess a fondness for spicy, mouth-watering food items. The street food in Istanbul is yummy and delicious. During your trip to Istanbul, you can stop somewhere beside a street food corner and enjoy lip-smacking treats. As Turks are much dependent on bread as the only staple food, you will find various bread preparations available in the food stalls. Children love to have Turkish pancakes, pizza, stuffed bread, etc. Your kids can indulge in the dessert items like lava cake, different flavored pastries, and many more. These food items are wholesome and healthy.

  • Range: Pocket Pinch (5-10 Turkish Liras)

Open-air Miniature Park, Istanbul

The park is one of the biggest miniature parks in the world. The park presents various iconic places of Turkey as miniature artworks to make them more attractive to kids.

Ticket Price:

  • Students: 3 Turkish Liras
  • Adults: 10 Turkish Liras

Opening Time: Monday to Sunday (9:00 am – 7:00 pm)

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To conclude,

The blog has focused on the places that are best suited for kids and children visitors. Istanbul, the capital city, houses most of these fun and theme parks, museums, etc. These attractions delight tourists of all ages to a great extent. On a visit to Turkey, the tourists must book the Turkey Pool Villa to enjoy a pleasant vacation in a foreign land. The warm and welcoming approach of the staff at the Pool Villa feels so refreshing after the day's ventures.