Family and Kids in Gaziantep

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Gaziantep? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Gaziantep, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Gaziantep.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Gaziantep for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Gaziantep Zeugma Mosaic Museum

    Family and Kids

    Built in the year 2011, this is the biggest mosaic museum in the world. The mosaics are from Zeugma, an ancient city in the Gaziantep province. They started being discovered when the authorities started digging for new dam projects in the area. It is believed that extensive looting has happened in Zeugma since the 19th century. A majority of the artwork still remains undiscovered. Highlights in...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Gaziantep Castle

    Observatory

    Sitting right in the middle of the city is the mysterious yet intimidating castle of Gaziantep. What was supposed to be just an observation tower in the Roman period eventually became a humongous structure that it is now. Its present form was given to it by a Byzantine emperor in the sixth century. 100 metres in diameter and 1200 metres in width, this castle has 12 towers and bastions. Highligh...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Gaziantep Zoo

    Wildlife Park, Zoo, Aquarium

    Gaziantep Zoo is one of the biggest in Turkey. This place is a perfect destination for those accompanied by kids. The infrastructure here is world class and the collection of all kinds of animals, humongous. And it is not only the variety of wildlife that you will be struck by, it is also how beautifully the place has been maintained. Highlights and must sees include: The bird pavilion The aqu...Read more
  4. Amazing Gaziantep attraction for kids
    Emine Gogus Culinary Museum

    Family and Kids

    Turkey is a place with a very rich history. Not only the people, but the food has also evolved here. The Emine Gogus Culinary Museum spans the history of the various recipes and food habits of people of Turkey. The concept itself is unique and so is the presentation. If you are interested in coking, you’d be happy to see that there is a whole museum dedicated to the art. Highlights and mu...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Rumkale

    Family and Kids

    RumKale is a fortress on the river Euphrates. It means- Roman Castle. In its past it has been a home to Armenian and Byzentine warlords. It has also housed the supreme head of the Armenian Church. This fortress had been captured by the Egyptians towards the end of the thirteenth century. Surrounded by water, this huge structure is accessible only by boats. Highlights include: The boat ride The...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Gaziantep
    Bakircilar Carsisi

    Family and Kids

    Gaziantep is known for its copper. They say that the place has an expertise in the art of moulding copper since the last four centuries. Bakircilar Carsisi is a market of goods made out of copper. And yes, the variety of goods is stupefying. Watch the coppersmiths when they are working. They are very inclusive and friendly. They might end up teaching you a thing or two. Walk through lanes of th...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Medusa Cam Eserler Muzesi

    Garden

    It is a museum full of artwork made of glass. Built in 2008, back then, it was the only glass museum in Turkey. The place is not too spacious and the items are many. This makes the experience intimate. Artwork of famous as well as indigenous artisans is on display. And not only glass, it has on display other beautiful exhibits as well that are made of copper, brass and other materials. A short ...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    Bayazhan Gaziantep City Museum

    Family and Kids

    Bayazhan Gaziantep City Museum is solely dedicated to the evolution of the culture, politics and economics of Gaziantep. Know about the evolution of culture, politics, art and economics of the city. See what it has gone through in its past. There is ample amount of old and new literature that will help you with this journey. And lastly, there is no better place to inform you about the places th...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Gaziantep Oyuncak Muzesi

    Family and Kids

    One of the most recommended places in Gaziantep is the toy museum OyuncakMuzesi. This is a place you must visit if you are going to be accompanied by children. Here they will learn history through their favourite medium- toys. The collection of toys is stupendous. This museum is a part of a 3 storey building that also houses some other museums. A family outing to a place like this can be very a...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Gaziantep Botanik Bahcesi

    Botanical Garden

    This botanical garden of Gaziantep was built in the year 2009. The objective of this garden is not only to introduce the visitors to its exhibits, but also to build a reserve, a collection of a wide variety of shrubs and herbaceous plants. The place has been set up as a training centre and not a tourist attraction per se. Here, high school students are taught botany. Plants with medicinal prope...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Kurtulus Cami Mosque

    Garden

    This is a famous religious site in Gaziantep and one of the most sacred in the whole of Turkey. It was built in the year 1892 and did go through a lot of problems due to the turbulent history of the city. But recently they have taken to restore the place. Not only is the place known for its religious reach but also for its strong architecture. Also the construction is unique. The walls of the b...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Elmaci Bazaar

    Family and Kids

    The main market of Gaziantep is the Elmaci Bazaar. The essence of a place is in its local products. And this market sells exactly that. Be it food, souvenirs, artefacts or accessories, this place has them all. The spices that you get here are world renowned. The fragrances of this place will attract you here and make you stay longer than you had expected. The market is all on the street, lively...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Ataturk Ani Muzesi

    Family and Kids

    Ataturk AnIMuzesiis a museum that preserves the old belongings of a traditional Gaziantep household. This attraction was opened to the public in the May of 2013. Like many other museums in the city, this one too has been converted from a residential building. The house belonged to a Konukoglu family. The exhibits are kept inside glass cabinets. The floor and the roof are made of polished wood. ...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Hasansuzer Ethnography Museum

    Family and Kids

    Located on the Hanifoglu Street in the Bey ward of Gaziantep is this unique museum. The building was originally a house that had had a lot of owners. By the time businessman HasanSuzen bought it in the year 1985, it was in a terrible condition. He then donated it to the municipality of the city and since then they have worked hard on it to turn it into a museum. The building has 3 floors, all f...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    Yesemek Open Air Museum

    Family and Kids

    On a hill near Yesemek village is an open air museum. The hill is actually a Hittite stone quarry, since the year 1375 BC. And on it is found a volcanic derivative- Basalt. For over 600 years, this quarry has churned out basalt blocks. Out of them were made various life-size artistic models. Some were completed, some still stand incomplete. This place will take you back to the ages when skilled...Read more